Beverly Sackler, 95, Dies; Philanthropist and Purdue Pharma Director

Ms. Sackler ’s husband, Raymond, and his brothers founded the company whose drug OxyContin has been blamed for the opioid epidemic.
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This article includes reporting by Ivet González in Havana, Mario Osava in Rio de Janeiro, and Orlando Milesi in Santiago. The post Latin America Has Weak Defences Against the Pandemic appeared first on Inter Press Service.
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The objective of the study was to understand the epidemiology of hospitalizations related to a diagnosis of opi...
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