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1 year 8 months ago

ACLU NM: Walgreens assures on birth pill policy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Walgreens won't allow individual pharmacists' personal religious beliefs to prevent customers from filling birth control prescriptions, two New Mexico advocacy groups have announced. The Deerfield, Ill.-based company told the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southwest Women's Law Center that the company will take steps nationwide...

4 years 7 months ago

Death row inmate overdosed on pills

Ohio authorities say a death row inmate who was found unconscious in his cell two days before his scheduled execution likely overdosed on pills. Prisons spokeswoman Julie Walburn says 43-year-old Lawrence Reynolds Jr. was found late Sunday unconscious in his cell at the Ohio State Penitentiary in Youngstown. Walburn...

4 years 9 months ago

Group urges recall of drug for fibromyalgia

A consumer advocacy group is asking government regulators to recall a drug they approved last year for a little-understood pain ailment, saying the pill can lead to dangerously high blood pressure. A letter Wednesday from Public Citizen calls on the Food and Drug Administration to pull Savella off the market,...

4 years 9 months ago

Pills for pets abused by people

People are abusing a drug designed for pets and veterinarians say they feel under siege. "It worries you because everyone of us are susceptible," Dr. Jason Rodgers with Lone Oak Animal Clinic said. The drug is a painkiller for your pets and could be the next go-to drug for...

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