They tried to warn us about the dangers of OxyContin. Almost two decades later, we’re finally listening

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A new study links marketing for opioids to more overdose deaths

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A filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit contains dozens of internal Purdue Pharma documents suggesting the family was far more involved than the company has long contended

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Oxycontin’s 12-hour problem. Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin two decades ago with a bold marketing claim: One dose relieves pain for 12 hours, more than twice as long as generic medications. But OxyContin’s stunning success masked a fundamental problem: The drug wears off hours early in many people

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What do conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh, singer Courtney Love and deceased actor Heath Ledger all have in common? The answer, according to published reports, is that all battled addiction to OxyContin

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