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Study links opioid epidemic to painkiller marketing

(Reuters Health) – Researchers are reporting a link between doctor-targeted marketing of opioid products and the increase in U.S. deaths from overdoses. In a county-by-county analysis, they found that when drug companies increased their opioid marketing budgets by just $ 5.29 per 1,000 population, the number of opioid prescriptions written by doctors went up by… Read More »

Fitbit Links 90-Year-Old Man to His Stepdaughter's Stabbing Death: Police

Investigators have charged an elderly California man with killing his 67-year-old stepdaughter after data from her Fitbit, along with surveillance footage, allegedly linked him to the murder scene. According to police reports obtained by PEOPLE, Anthony Aiello, 90, was detained Sept. 25 on a first-degree murder charge. Police allege in the report that Aiello slashed… Read More »