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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide measles emergency on Friday after 26 cases were confirmed, mostly in a county adjacent to Portland, Ore.
Media organizations have asked for redacted parts of a lawsuit against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to be made public. Stay tuned for a ruling from a Massachusetts judge early this week. (STAT)
Insys founder John Kapoor goes on trial today on charges that he directed a kickback scheme aimed at boosting sales of its Subsys fentanyl product. (Reuters)
A growing number of mental health centers from around the country are now offering treatment for Internet addiction. (Reuters)
Policy experts weigh in on why so-called anti-abortion “heartbeat bills” keep getting passed in states, only to be struck down by the courts. (CNN)
More and more companies are having to have uncomfortable conversations about dementia with their older workers. (AP)
“Suffering is inescapable”: An anonymous Kevin MD contributor writes about the six things he/she learned from being rejected from medical school.
New controversy surrounds Finland’s widely praised “baby boxes,” after a report said many of the products are supplied from “manufacturers who abuse their employees.” (NPR)
NBC News sheds a light on doctors who may be helping their patients skirt mandatory vaccination requirements for their children.
Twelve-term Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) has been placed in hospice care following a broken hip a couple weeks ago. (CNN)
Who says TV doesn’t save lives? A mechanic said he saved a woman’s life using a CPR technique he learned on the show, “The Office.” (Fox News)
Get ready for cannabidiol-laced coffee, cocktails, lotion — even pet treats. (CNBC)
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