FDA Adds Boldest Warning to Widely Used Opioid Painkillers

Washington ā€” Federal health regulators will add their strongest warning labels to the most widely prescribed painkillers, part of a multi-pronged government campaign to stem an epidemic of abuse and death tied to drugs like Vicodin and Percocet. The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday plans to add a boxed warning ā€” the most serious type ā€” to all immediate-release opioid painkillers, including some 175 branded and generic...

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Money Talk: Alert Credit Bureaus Directly About a Death

Question: How does one get credit reports for someone who is dead? My deceased husband is still on my mortgage and Iā€™d like to review his report to make sure it is correct. The estate went through probate, so I have court documents showing I am the executor. I looked at credit bureau websites and attempted to contact them by phone but have not been able to determine what information they need or where it should be sent. Answer: The...

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