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$260M deal averts first federal trial of opioid crisis (access required)

CLEVELAND — The nation’s three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the deadly toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial ...

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Coming to store shelves: cameras that guess your age, sex and mood (access required)

NEW YORK — Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you’re craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you. But it’s not there to see if you’re stealing. These cameras want to ...

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Retailers accuse Pfizer of delaying generic drugs

TRENTON, N.J. — Five large drug and grocery chains are suing Pfizer Inc. and a second drugmaker, alleging they conspired to delay sales of cheap generic versions of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor. Lipitor, the world’s top-selling drug ever, had ...

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CDC trying out free rapid AIDS test at Riverdale pharmacy, other drugstores

ATLANTA — Getting an AIDS test at the drugstore could become as common as a flu shot or blood pressure check, if a new pilot program takes off. The $1.2 million program will offer the free rapid HIV tests at ...

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Senator to close for renovations for at least six months (access required)

The historic art deco palace in north Baltimore known as the Senator Theatre has closed — for at least six months. When it reopens around Christmas time, it will have three new theaters, a restored main auditorium complete with comfy ...

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