Opioids

Head of McKinsey Is Voted Out as Firm Faces Reckoning on Opioid Crisis

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Partners decided not to keep Kevin Sneader in the top job. Weeks earlier, McKinsey had reached a historic settlement agreement in the U.S. over its advice to drugmakers.
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McKinsey's partners have reportedly voted out Kevin Sneader, its global managing partner, after he served just one term

McKinsey's partners have reportedly voted out Kevin Sneader, its global managing partner, after he served just one term

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Kevin Sneader, McKinsey's global managing partner, has been voted out of the position during the firm's leadership election, The Financial Times...
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Seasonal variation in daylight influences brain function

22 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A research group has studied how seasons influence the function of the brain. Researchers showed that the length of daylight affects the opioid receptors, which in turn...
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West Virginia's enduring, intertwined epidemics: Opioids and HIV

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

New research shows that the opioid and HIV epidemics are intertwined in West Virginia, and therefore should be treated together.
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He Lost His Son to an Overdose. Now He's Taking On the ‘Top Drug Cop.'

1 day ago   |   NY Times

One activist is asking the Biden administration to remember the failures that led to the opioid epidemic as it chooses the next head of the F.D.A.
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Meth has devastated the gay community for decades. A new treatment offers hope

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The promising medication-based treatment comes as meth's use is surging in the general population and dangerously merging with the opioid crisis.
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No more Mr. Bad Guy - Gary Oldman shifts gears for ‘Crisis'

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

This Friday's “Crisis” offers multiple perspectives on the deadly opioid crisis that continues to wreak destruction on every level of society. Writer-director Nicholas...
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Study: Heroin chief cause of suburban Chicago opioid deaths

Study: Heroin chief cause of suburban Chicago opioid deaths

4 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - A study of deaths related to opioid-related overdoses in suburban Chicago has found heroin was the chief killer, according to a report released Friday. The report...
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Ticker: Grants address racial disparities in opioid services; Mercedes recalls vehicles for emergency call error

9 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The Massachusetts attorney general's office has awarded $1.5 million in grants to 16 organizations across the state to address racial disparities in opioid addiction treatment...
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Doctors who say no to opioid use face threats from patients

9 days ago   |   Boston Herald

One patient threatened to shoot Dr. Terry Hunt if physical therapy didn't relieve his pain as effectively as opioids did. Another harassed his staff, then roamed a hospital...
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