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Medical News Today: How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis

With the opioid crisis in the spotlight, scientists are searching for new ways to tackle pain. One group has turned its attention to a lethal toxin that occurs naturally in some marine creatures. The latest study in rats provides encouraging results. A number of marine animals contain tetrodotoxin, including the blue-ringed octopus. Opioids are a… Read More »

Latin pharmacy, ‘Las Americas,’ opens in Riverhead – Riverhead News Review

Diana Restrepo comes from humble beginnings, having worked in substandard conditions in Colombia for nominal pay. She came to the United States 18 years ago with her son, Sebastian Mesa, and now they are opening the doors to their second independent pharmacy.  Las Americas Pharmacy on Route 58, across from Peconic Bay Medical Center and… Read More »