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    Millions of Americans have admitted to not taking their medication as prescribed in order to save money. Most adults between the ages of 18 and 64 took some form of prescription medication in the past year. It has been found that roughly 8% (9.2 million) have skipped doses, delayed prescript…

      The company that makes the opioid addiction treatment drug Suboxone has reached a $102.5 million settlement of antitrust claims with 41 states and the District of Columbia. Attorneys general sued Indivior and claimed the company schemed to keep generic competitors off the market. The deal was announced Friday. It averts a trial that was scheduled to start later this year. The settlement is distinct from other opioid-related settlements of claims that pharmaceutical companies sparked or deepened a nationwide overdose crisis. The company says settling the lawsuit allows it to focus on its mission.

        A college student who authorities say admitted setting fire to a building slated to become Wyoming’s only full-service abortion clinic has pleaded not guilty to an arson charge. Lorna Roxanne Green entered her plea in federal court in Cheyenne on Friday. Court documents say Green told investigators she opposes abortion, experienced anxiety and had nightmares over the clinic set to open in Casper last year, so she decided to burn it down. Her lawyer declined to comment on the confession outlined by investigators. He said he needs to look at the conversation with authorities in detail, along with the rest of the evidence.

          Dozens of transgender people in Florida who can't afford to move are turning to crowdfunding to help them leave after the passage of new legislation that targets the LGBTQ community. That includes a law that curtails access to gender-affirming care for adults and bans it for minors. People have given $200,000 since January to fundraisers on GoFundMe started by trans people seeking to leave Florida, according to data from the platform. Jalen Drummond is GoFundMe’s director of public affairs. Drummond said GoFundMe has also seen an increase of 39% from April to May in the number of fundraisers created to help trans people leave the state.

          FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- In 2021, 8.2 percent of adults aged 18 to 64 years taking prescription medications reported not taking medication as prescribed due to cost, according to a June data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics.

          FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Use of and access to metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) increased among U.S. youth overall and for most racial and ethnic groups from 2015 to 2021, according to a research letter published online May 30 in JAMA Pediatrics.

          FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A former Obama administration official with extensive experience in federal and state health services could be the next leader of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

          FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The microbiome (MB) of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) varies between those diagnosed with early- or late-onset disease, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held from June 2 to 6 in Chicago.


          Content by Liv Hospitality. Whether you want to experience the breathtaking outdoors of Black Hills like a true local or find the lesser known treats and eats in the area, these hidden gems are right up your alley.

          FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A group of symptoms has been identified that can define postacute sequelae of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection (PASC), according to a study published online May 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

          The annual meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists was held from May 19 to 21 in Baltimore and attracted more than 4,000 participants from around the world, including clinicians, academicians, allied health professionals, and others interested in obstetrics and gynecology. The conference highlighted recent advances in the prevention, detection, and treatment of conditions impacting women, with presentations focusing on the advancement of health care services for women worldwide.

          FRIDAY, June 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A telephone-based weight-loss coaching intervention can help overweight or obese patients with breast cancer lose weight, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held from June 2 to 6 in Chicago.

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