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Purdue reaches $8B settlement on federal opioid charges—but will it ever pay that amount?

After years in court over its role in the nation’s opioid crisis, Purdue Pharma has signed a massive settlement to walk away from federal civil and criminal charges. But as the company wades throught court-supervised bankruptcy, will the government—or individuals hurt by Purdue’s bad behavior—see anywhere close to that amount in damages? Purdue has reached… Read More »

Exercise and Diet Are More Important Than Ever With Virus at Large

About Asking Never Hurts A series of columns addressing the challenges consumers face in California’s health care landscape. Send questions to bwolfson@kff.org. Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). If your life these days is anything like mine, a pre-pandemic routine that included regular exercise and disciplined eating has probably given way… Read More »