Tag Archives: Back

Judge holds up Teva’s $85M opioid settlement, sinking shares back to pre-2000 levels

Teva made headlines late last month when it inked an $ 85 million settlement with Oklahoma prosecutors over opioid mismarketing allegations—even after CEO Kåre Schultz said the company wouldn’t strike big settlement deals in the ongoing opioid litigation. Now, an Oklahoma judge in the state has refused to sign off on the deal until he gets more information… Read More »

12 Signs Your Back Pain Is Actually Ankylosing Spondylitis

Richman Photo/Shutterstock More than 2.7 million persons live with the pain and stiffness of an inflammatory form of arthritis in the spine. It’s called ankylosing spondylitis or AS (pronounced ank-kih-low-sing spon-dill-eye-tiss), and it’s an autoimmune disease: This means that your own immune system attacks healthy tissues; in the case of AS, the target is your… Read More »