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Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are ‘pretty hokey’

Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the FDA Adam Jeffery | CNBC Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned Monday that health benefit claims about CBD have gotten well ahead of what science actually knows about the substance. CBD is not a “benign compound,” and regulations will be needed to protect people from possible unknown side effects,… Read More »

Former Purdue Pharma president was compared to Pablo Escobar in email from a friend

The deposition, which took place in March and is part of the multidistrict litigation, saw Richard Sackler grilled over several aspects of the company’s operation, from marketing of the drug, to his interaction with the sales team. The deposition showed that Sackler, who said his memory suffered from brain injuries stemming from a stroke, would… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »