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Tearful father of Oklahoma football star who overdosed testifies at landmark opioid trial

Austin Box, a football star at the University of Oklahoma, died of an opioid overdose at the age of 22 in 2011. Now his father hopes to use his death to provide context to a historic trial in Norman that will test whether a state can make a pharmaceutical company pay for the opioid epidemic… Read More »

Jade Goody saved our lives – meet three women inspired to take smear test by late star

More than 3,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK each year, and almost 1,000 lose their lives to the killer disease – yet it is 99.8 per cent preventable with regular screening. Big Brother star Jade Goody’s death at 27 in 2009 led to a surge in women having smear tests. But… Read More »