Beads tested positive for lead after baby found to have 8X worrying levels in blood.
Source: CDC: Homeopathic “healing bracelet” poisons baby with high levels of lead | Ars Technica UK
Examining a national database of health insurance claims, researchers found that 91 percent of patients who suffered a nonfatal overdose of prescription opioid painkillers continued getting prescriptions for opioids following the overdose. And, the researchers found, overdose survivors who kept taking high dosages of an opioid—including morphine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone—were twice as likely to have another overdose within two years.
Source: 91% of patients who survive opioid overdose are prescribed more opioids | Ars Technica
Pharmaceutical companies that manufacture and market highly addictive opioid painkillers are funding nonprofit groups fighting against reforms.
Source: Makers of OxyContin Bankroll Efforts to Undermine Prescription Painkiller Reform