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Authorities have made arrests in the 2010 theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from a Connecticut warehouse, a robbery described as one of the biggest pharmaceutical heists in history, the U.S. attorney's office said Thursday.
A consumer advocacy group is calling on government regulators to withdraw a diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk, saying the injectable medication raises the risk of thyroid cancer, pancreatitis and kidney failure.
A severe shortage of drugs for chemotherapy, infections and other serious ailments is endangering patients and forcing hospitals to buy life-saving medications from secondary suppliers at huge markups because they can't get them any other way.
There are a lot of general preparations everyone has to make to be prepared for a hurricane, but there are some additional, critical things to think about if you have medical problems or if you take care of someone with medical problems.