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Some opioid addiction drugs harder to start than others, study finds

Some opioid addiction drugs harder to start than others, study finds

Image License Photo: FDA 14 NOV 17 19:19 ET By Nadia Kounang, CNN (CNN) — The first large head-to-head comparison of two opioid addiction medications found that, although they were equally effective in getting people off of high levels of opioids, users had a significantly more difficult time starting a regimen of naltrexone, compared with […]

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Kratom has ‘deadly risks,’ FDA warns

Kratom has ‘deadly risks,’ FDA warns

Image License Photo: Jessica Mullen / CC BY 2.0 License Link 14 NOV 17 15:42 ET By Nadia Kounang and Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — The Food and Drug Administration dealt another blow Tuesday to supporters of kratom, warning about “deadly risks” associated with the botanical supplement often used to treat pain, anxiety and depression. […]

Papaya Recall after salmonella outbreak

Papaya Recall after salmonella outbreak

United States (KFXV) — 47 cases,12 hospitalizations and one death in 12 states all connected to a Salmonella outbreak in papayas. The Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of papayas distributed by a local produce company. According to the FDA, they are currently investigating a Salmonella outbreak they say stems from “Caribena” branded […]