(Ethan Huff) On Dec. 20, an SCI Pharmtech manufacturing facility in Taoyuan City, Taiwan, burst into flames and exploded, leaving two people injured.
(John Vibes) OxyContin producer Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges for the role that it played in the ongoing opiate crisis. On Wednesday, Justice Department officials said that the company will be pleading guilty as part of a settlement worth over $8 billion.
(Collective Evolution) In 2014, Harvard University stated that prescription drugs are the 4th leading cause of death. North American culture practically worships the pharmaceutical industry and often fails to recognize many of the issues within it. Many Americans are completely unaware that new prescription drugs have a 1 in 5 chance of causing serious reactions, even after being approved.