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Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on Acast. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) dashed the hopes of President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats for passage of the giant “Build Back Better” bill before the end of […]
A West Virginia pharmacy cleared a Drug Enforcement Agency investigation. But it shut down anyway, highlighting how the agency’s policies reduce the availability of buprenorphine, an important tool for recovery from opioid addiction.
Measures in Gov. Tony Evers' budget to address drug expenses, removed by legislators, may be reintroduced as separate bills.
While the food and hospitality industries slowed during the pandemic, Madison’s many biotech and health companies went into overdrive in response to the spread of the coronavirus.
Plumb Pharmaceuticals, which is developing a drug delivery method that will help people battling opioid addition, received cash and in-kind services for winning the Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest.
"Code Blue" by Mike Magee; Atlantic Monthly Press (368 pages, $27) ___ Although an opioid-abuse epidemic was raging, doctors who had access to the addictive drugs were brazenly selling them to addicts with no pretense of medical treatment, including one case in which a Memphis physician was doling out thousands of scripts in exchange for cash. One "patient" crossed state lines and got 10 ...
State Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, has applauded the Federal Drug Administration for approving Epidiolex to treat four forms of epilepsy. The active ingredient in Epidiolex is cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in marijuana plants. This is the first time the FDA has approved a cannabis-based drug.
The country's top whey-producing state is feeling the pinch from low prices and sagging export numbers.
In a recent, much noted article, more than 100 prominent oncologists complained that the high cost of new cancer drugs — in excess of $100,000…
An armed man robbed the Community Pharmacy on State Street Sunday morning, according to an incident report.
The company manufactures proteins for testing as potential drugs from its new, bigger quarters on Madison's Far West Side.
Minnesota researchers found 56 chemicals — including cocaine — in the state’s waters, according to two studies released Monday that raise ques…
Mentor Worldwide is abandoning its new $16 million Madison lab, donating it to a UW-Madison private research partner instead of using it to produce an anti-wrinkle product to rival Botox.