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Price Of Drug That Saves Overdose Victims Soaring Out Of Reach

Price Of Drug That Saves Overdose Victims Soaring Out Of Reach

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — If you or a loved one overdoses, there is a drug that can save your life — but it comes at an increasing cost. Kent Killen knows first-hand it’s a drug that works miracles.

“Coming back to life — literally — from not breathing and no heartbeat,” said Kent.

The 26-year-old and an ex-girlfriend were using opioid drugs, when she overdosed. He gave her an emergency antidote…

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Costco Settles Federal Charges That It Turned Blind Eye To Bad Prescriptions

Costco Settles Federal Charges That It Turned Blind Eye To Bad Prescriptions

Costco has reached a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay $11.75 million to resolve federal allegations that the warehouse club’s pharmacies violated the Controlled Substances Act by filling prescriptions they probably shouldn’t have.

The DOJ announced the deal late Thursday — one of several high-profile settlements and enforcement actions in recent days — saying that this agreement…

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