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Mallinckrodt shares tank 39% on report opioid manufacturer is exploring bankruptcy

The Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals sign at the company’s offices in St. Louis. Whitney Curtis | AP Shares of Mallinckrodt tanked 39% Thursday after Bloomberg reported the drugmaker is considering bankruptcy as it faces a slew of lawsuits related to its role in the nation’s opioid crisis. Mallinckrodt already faces $ 5 billion in debt, according to… Read More »

Viewpoints: Hospitals Come Up Short By Failing To Treat Opioid Use Disorders; Warnings About How Medical Professionals Could Operate In States With Assisted Dying Laws

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Hospitals Are A Missing Link In Easing The Opioid Crisis Nearly half a million individuals with opioid use disorders are hospitalized each year in the United States. While they are in the hospital, medical providers often treat complications of this disorder, such as bloodstream… Read More »