Cigna Announcing They Won’t be Covering OxyContin Beginning in 2018

OxyContin is the branded version of the painkiller, Oxycodone

  NATIONAL — One of the largest health insurers in the country is announcing they will no longer cover OxyContin beginning in 2018. Cigna officials say they are working to curb opioid abuse and with overdose rates continuing to climb, they want to help in the fight. OxyContin is the branded version of the painkiller, Oxycodone. Cigna officials say they…

Twin Cities Pride Organizers Apologize, Say Police Are Welcome at Parade

Organizers originally wanted limited participation in wake of the not guilty verdict of the shooting of Philando Castile

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade set to take place Sunday have changed their minds about police officers being at the event. Organizers say they didn’t think about the negative message it would be sending by asking police to minimize their presence at the parade and didn’t think about alternatives. They say now they are…