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Tuberculosis cases are declining in the United States, but the rate is too slow to achieve TB elimination in this century, CDC reported Thursday. A total of 9,093 new TB cases were reported in the United States last year, down 1.8% from 2016.
Robert Redfield, MD, a longtime AIDS researcher, was named Wednesday as head of CDC. In a statement, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said that Redfield, 66, has "dedicated his entire life to promoting public health and providing compassionate care to his patients, and we are proud to welcome him as director of the world's premier epidemiological agency."...
FDA announced Tuesday a key step toward implementing a rule about the role that flavors—including menthol—play in initiation and patterns of tobacco use, particularly among youth and young adults.
House addresses patient safety, public health, and contemporary practice issues
President Trump announced on Monday a "tough" law-enforcement approach in the battle against opioids. "Addiction is not our future. We will liberate our country from this crisis," Trump said.
APhA Pain Institute held with APhA2018 in Nashville
APhA–ASP Opening General Session takes place at APhA2018
Pharmacists share how they’ve participated in these models and strategies for attendees
President Trump is set to announce on Monday new steps to combat the opioid epidemic in the United States.
Jamie Heywood, founder of PatientsLikeMe, keynotes APhA2018 Second General Session