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San Francisco saw 150 percent spike in fentanyl-related deaths last year, report says

The number of deaths from fentanyl overdoses in San Francisco jumped by nearly 150 percent last year, according to a report by the city’s public health department made public this week. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, 89 deaths in the city were attributed to fentanyl overdoses, up from 37 deaths in 2017. By comparison, 70 people died from prescription… Read More »

As drug prices took daily fire last year, PhRMA racked up a record lobbying bill

Between President Trump on Twitter and critics in Congress, pharma and its pricing faced daily fire last year. But the industry’s top lobbyists shot back—and shelled out a record amount of cash to do it. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) spent a little over $ 27.5 million on lobbying in Washington last year,… Read More »

Hit the gym to last twice as long in bed

Consider this your motivation to get today’s workout done By Annie Hayes Posted on November 8, 2018 Science boffins often tell us about things we don’t want to hear, like a global warming-induced beer shortage or that our gym equipment is loaded with disgusting germs. But every now and again, gratifying research comes along to… Read More »