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Oxycodone pills. A federal jury in Ohio on Tuesday found major pharmacy chains liable for helping to fuel the opioid crisis. Marie Hickman/Getty Images hide caption

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3 of America's biggest pharmacy chains have been found liable for the opioid crisis

Tuesday's verdict comes as CVS, Walgreens and Walmart face thousands of lawsuits filed by communities across the U.S. The companies say they did nothing wrong dispensing huge quantities of opioids.

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3 of America's biggest pharmacy chains have been found liable for the opioid crisis

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A public mental health model in Italy earns global praise. Now it faces its demise

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Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes takes the witness stand in her fraud trial

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