Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal

Members of the Sackler family could withdraw their pledge to pay $3 billion as part of a nationwide deal to address the opioid crisis if a bankruptcy judge does not block outstanding state lawsuits against them and their company, Purdue Pharma, Purdue lawyers said in a legal complaint. Whether the threat is posturing or real,…

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Searching for Fall Colors? Let Me Get the Llama for You

“Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower,” wrote the French philosopher Albert Camus. In North America, most experts agree that the peak time of those “flowers” occurs around mid-October, depending on the latitude, altitude and proximity to the coast. David Angotti, co-founder of the SmokeyMountains foliage prediction map, said that the…

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YouTube Is About to Demote a Wide Swath of Its Creators

ImageJake Paul, seen here in 2017 with his friend Apollo, unverified himself. Other YouTubers have had verification taken from them.CreditJake Michaels for The New York Times YouTube announced sweeping changes to its verification system on Thursday, notifying a slew of high profile YouTubers that they’d soon lose their checkmarks. The platform sent out emails to…

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The New York Restaurant That Feels Like an Italian Farmhouse

In this series for T, the author Reggie Nadelson revisits New York institutions that have defined cool for decades, from time-honored restaurants to unsung dives. Late one balmy September night, Donna Lennard and the crew from her beloved Italian restaurant Il Buco start to roast a large, plump pig outside their front door on Bond…

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Is America’s Health Care System a Fixer-Upper or a Teardown?

Image Imagine the United States health care system as a sort of weird old house. There are various wings, added at different points in history, featuring different architectural styles. Maybe you pass through a wardrobe and there’s a surprise bedroom on the other side, if not Narnia. Some parts are really run down. In some…

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Should You Keep Taking Zantac for Your Heartburn?

The heartburn drug Zantac has been on the market for decades, and was considered safe enough to be sold over the counter and regularly given to infants. But last week, the Food and Drug Administration said that it had detected low levels of a cancer-causing chemical in samples of the drug, which is also known…

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Medical News Today: What to know about semen leakage

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Scientists Identify Neurons That Help the Brain Forget

One afternoon in April 1929, a journalist from a Moscow newspaper turned up in Alexander Luria’s office with an unusual problem: He never forgot things. Dr. Luria, a neuropsychologist, proceeded to test the man, who later became known as subject S., by spouting long strings of numbers and words, foreign poems and scientific formulas, all…

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