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Lazarus Drug: The Medicine Saving Lives Amid The Opioid Crisis

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The sound of sirens in Cabell County, West Virginia, has a good chance of indicating an overdose these days. The county’s Emergency Medical Service had responded to 622 overdose calls this year as of September 24, according to ES Director Gordon Merry. Last year it was more than 900 overdoses, which surpassed the total of… Read More

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Judge Rules Medicaid Waiver Lawsuit Can Be Class Action

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – People who have been affected by cuts to West Virginia’s Medicaid Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities waiver program may join a lawsuit against the state Department of Health and Human Resources. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston granted class-action status to a lawsuit filed by Mountain State Justice on behalf… Read More