Mass. AG: Family Behind OxyContin Maker Engineered Opioid CrisisMaura Healey blames the founding family of a pharmaceutical company for helping create the opioid crisis.
Odds Of Dying From Accidental Opioid Overdose In US Surpass Those Of Dying In Car AccidentThe grim finding comes from the National Safety Council.
Doctor Pleads Not Guilty To Involuntary Manslaughter In Woman's Opioid DeathA doctor charged in the death of a woman who overdosed on opioids he prescribed has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
'Sort Of A Surprise': Doctor Reacts To Manslaughter Charges After Patient's Overdose DeathFrom his home in Dracut, Doctor Richard Miron refused to answer questions about the charges brought by the state.
Doctor Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Opioid DeathA Massachusetts doctor has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient who overdosed on opioids he prescribed.
Lowell Fire Department Warns Of 'Lethal, Very Strong Batch Of Opiates'There has been a surge in opioid-related overdoses in the Greater Lowell area over the past week.
UMass Medical School Honors Man Who Died Of Opioid OverdoseUMass Medical School is opening its own food pantry and honoring the memory of a young man who died of an opioid overdose.
Diverse Efforts To Fight Opioid Crisis In MassachusettsThe efforts to confront the opioid crisis in Massachusetts are just as diverse as the people it’s impacted.
Gov. Baker On Progress Made Fighting Opioid Epidemic, New ChallengesGovernor Charlie Baker says fentanyl is increasingly becoming the biggest overdose threat in the state.
Student In Opioid Recovery Out To Prove There's Life After AddictionWith her newfound sobriety, Maegan Kenney is able to focus on her education and helping others.
Opioid Crisis Creates 'Heartbreaking' Wait To Get Into Long Term Treatment“It’s heartbreaking” a mother told WBZ-TV. “Because if this was cancer the treatment would be readily available.”
Day-Long Opioid Forum In Boston On September 20Every day more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The rate of overdoses in New England remains above the national average.
Heroin Laced With Fentanyl Seized In Middlesex CountyThe Middlesex District Attorney's office says a multi-million-dollar drug operation was being run in part from a building on Hewins Street in Dorchester.
Sister’s Overdose Death Drives Man To Walk Up The East CoastBrett Bramble walks with a cart, two companions, some dogs, and a mission to spread awareness of the opioid crisis.
Massachusetts Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Over Opioid CrisisAG Maura Healey says the Connecticut-based company's "illegal business model" has left a "path of devastation and destruction."