Big pharma to pay $4.3M to area communities to settle opioid lawsuit

MIDDLESEX - Though likely a small comfort to families who lost loved ones to the prescription and synthetic drug epidemic, area communities will recuperate nearly $4.3 million expended in the now decades-long battle against opioids, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey revealed last week.

By |2024-03-28T23:27:46-04:00April 18, 2022|

2nd vaping-related death in Mass. confirmed, DPH says

A second death from vaping-related illness has been confirmed in Massachusetts, according to the Department of Public Health.   Mass. DPH announced Wednesday morning that a second person had died of an illness related to vaping. Officials say the person is a woman in her 40s

By |2021-04-17T03:39:28-04:00November 1, 2019|

First vaping-related death reported in Mass.

Massachusetts health officials on Monday revealed that a woman in her 60s from Hampshire County was the state’s first known vaping-related death, the latest victim in a nationwide outbreak of potentially fatal lung ailments apparently caused by the smoking products.   An initial report indicated

By |2021-04-17T03:58:18-04:00October 8, 2019|
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