Pharmacists are the medication experts on America’s health care team. The APhA Media Advisors and staff pharmacists can help the media make sense of pharmacist clinical services, over-the-counter products, prescription medications, vitamin and herbal supplements, as well as many other topics. These pharmacists are ready to help develop stories about medication use and how the pharmacist helps improve patient health and reduce health care costs.
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May 8, 2018
Pharmacists to Serve on Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Task Force
The Task Force will hold its inaugural public meeting on May 30, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, and on May 31, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET.
May 21, 2018
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FDA takes action against the use of OTC benzocaine teething products
FDA announced Wednesday that OTC oral health products containing benzocaine for the temporary relief of sore gums due to teething in infants and children should no longer be marketed. The agency, warning that the products pose a serious risk to infants and children, is asking companies to stop selling these products for such use.
Congress approves bill giving patients a 'right to try' experimental drugs
Congress on Tuesday gave final approval to legislation that would allow patients with serious illnesses to try unproven experimental treatments, sending the measure to President Trump for his expected signature into law. The House passed the same "right-to-try" bill that was approved in August by unanimous consent in the Senate.