Tag Archives: Family

'We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years' – Irish family on their shock wake-up call

Pat and Paula Twomey, and their children Ava (20), Regan (17), Ella (13) from Clane, Co Kildare ‘We ditched our habit of three takeaways a week, saved thousands, and booked our first holiday in years’ – Irish family on their shock wake-up call Independent.ie An Irish family who estimate they spent over €250 on three… Read More »

Family behind Purdue Pharma pushed opioid marketing, Massachusetts says

BOSTON (Reuters) – Members of the wealthy Sackler family behind Purdue Pharma LP pushed it to boost sales of OxyContin and other opioids even as questions emerged about the extent its painkillers were being abused, Massachusetts’ attorney general alleged on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin made by Purdue Pharma LP sit on… Read More »

Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report

The Florida man was a U.S. Army veteran. An 84-year-old Army veteran in Jacksonville, Florida, died after he reportedly developed a gangrene infection in his genitals. Now his family members allege the nursing home where the veteran lived ignored his condition until it was too late. The vet, York Spratling, began living at the  Consulate Health Care of… Read More »