US Restricts Paint-Stripper Solvent After Many Deaths

US Restricts Paint-Stripper Solvent After Many Deaths

The Environmental Protection Agency has outlawed all uses of a lethal chemical frequently used to restore furniture and bathtubs, which has been responsible for scores of deaths since 1980. The EPA enacted a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit all consumer usage of methylene chloride, as well as major industrial and business uses. According to … Read more

California and N.J. Collaborate to Procure Generic Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Narcan

California and N.J. Collaborate to Procure Generic Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Narcan

California is partnering with a New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company to buy a generic version of Narcan, a medication that can save a life during an opioid overdose, according to an arrangement announced on Monday by Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom. Amneal Pharmaceuticals will be selling naloxone to California for $24 per box, which is around 40% … Read more

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