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Medical News Today: Are dogs better at detecting cancer ‘than advanced technology?’

Because dogs have an extremely sensitive sense of smell, researchers are increasingly interested in finding out whether they can detect disease. One new study working with beagles has found that they can successfully “sniff out” lung cancer with extremely high accuracy. Beagles are not just friendly and extremely cuddly; they can accurately detect cancer. Recent… Read More »

Nevada is suing opioid manufacturers and distributors. There are more than 40 defendants in the case

The lawsuit lists more than 40 defendants, including Teva Pharmaceuticals, Actavis Pharma, Purdue Pharma, members of the Sackler family who controlled Purdue Pharma, Walgreen Co., Walmart Inc. and CVS Pharmacy. “Through a systematic marketing campaign, sham ‘medical’ organizations, funded experts, and other shameful tactics, the defendants peddled false science designed to demonstrate that opioids were… Read More »

Expert witness: Johnson & Johnson’s role in opioid crisis may be ‘worse’ than Purdue’s

Dr. Andrew Kolodny, the co-director of the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at Brandeis University, made the comments during the 11th day of the historic trial in Oklahoma that is aimed at holding Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries responsible for the state’s opioid epidemic. “Until I had an opportunity to review discovery documents,” Kolodny testified,… Read More »