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Drug Companies are Now Marketing Products to Judges

Reposted from NPR.  Source:  http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/03/540029500/to-grow-market-share-a-drugmaker-pitches-its-product-to-judges “Vivitrol is a monthly injection of naltrexone, which blocks opioid receptors in the brain. It’s one of three medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating opioid addiction. While it’s effective in some ...
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Fed. judge finds mental health care in the Alabama Department ...

Reposted from The Marshall Project “The suicide rate within Alabama prisons has more than doubled in the last two years. We have intercom buttons in our cells, but none of them work—they’ve been disconnected. So if there’s something wrong with ...
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Stanford Daily: The American private prison system

May 4, 2016 – Kyle D’Souza | Staff Writer “For the first time in years, a voiceless people across the United States is finally being empowered to help solve what I believe is the greatest problem facing America. Over the ...