Morning Business Outlook: Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, is preparing a possible bankruptcy filing amid hundreds of lawsuits on their role in the opioid epidemic; Chipotle is expanding its new line of diet-based bowls with vegan and vegetarian options. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York â” the business capital of the world â” FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.
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There’s a surprising problem in American health care that doesn’t get discussed much: up to 50% of patients don’t take long-term medication properly. “Medicine non adherence” costs money and lives every year, and recently, technology is swooping in to help. More smartphone apps are hitting the market that monitor patients as they take their medicine…but as the technology becomes more common, what will happen to our privacy? Or in some cases, our civil liberties? The Verge’s sponsors play an important role in funding our journalism but do not influence editorial content. For more information about our ethics policy, visit https:// Subscribe: Like Verge Science on Facebook: Follow on Twitter: http:
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Top 10 Abused Prescription Drugs Subscribe: TIMESTAMPS BELOW ———————– CHECK OUT WATCHMOJO’S NEW BOOK, LINKS BELOW! What are commonly misused prescription drugs? What drug has killed the most people? What are the most dangerous drugs? Whether you’re taking Ambien to help you sleep, Adderall for ADHD, or a pill for anxiety like Valium or Xanax, you have to be careful: many of these prescription pills can be deadly if they’re misused. Check out WatchMojo’s list of the Top 10 Abused Prescription Drugs to see which are commonly misused prescription drugs and to learn the common side effects of the drugs. Be sure to check out our list of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Street Drugs: https://youtu.be/ao79IrdR3oA as well! The 10-Year Overnight Success:
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Martin Shkreli is a 32-year-old entrepreneur and company builder. A modern day Horatio Alger story, Shkreli grew up the son of two janitors in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, hustled his way into the hedge fund game, and is now worth at least $45 million. Although he made his money betting against the pharmaceutical industry, Shkreli switched to running a drug company in 2012. In August of last year, one of his companies acquired the rights to a drug that treats an infection that effects in people with AIDS and other immunodeficiencies. Over night, the price per pill rose by more than 5000 percent and Shkreli became the poster child for capitalistic greed. Shkreli ran with the bad-boy image, flaunting his trollish behaviour in the media, He’s not your typical pharma tycoon anyways. Over the
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