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Rising price of heroin-overdose antidote worries advocates

Just as officials across the country are agreeing that it makes sense to hand out an easy-to-administer heroin-overdose antidote to police, families of addicts and drug users themselves, those buying it face a new obstacle. The price of one popular form has doubled in the past year.

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Joseph A. Schwartz, III: Behind the workers’ compensation announcement

The Maryland General Assembly’s Workers’ Compensation Benefit and Insurance Oversight Committee announced on Feb. 3 that there would not be legislation for the next two years (2015, 2016 legislative sessions) relating to physician dispensing of medicines to workers’ compensation patients.

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Glaxo’s Ebola vaccine performs well in study

GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s Ebola vaccine produced responses from the immune system and didn’t raise safety concerns in a study with 20 healthy adults, completing an initial step toward making it widely available.

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