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Patients with legitimate needs for pain medication are facing a growing number of obstacles. Patient groups and health providers are increasingly challenging the limits placed on prescription opioids in the name of combating the ongoing epidemic.
Takes team effort to get most out of home blood pressure readings
World Immunization Week 2018, an initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO), is an opportunity to spread the word about how pharmacists can help save millions of lives as immunizers and educators.
As part of its efforts to protect the nation's youth from the dangers of tobacco products and addiction, FDA announced Tuesday a crackdown on e-cigarettes, particularly the popular Juul devices.
A new DEA proposal aims to empower the agency to tighten overall quotas and individual quotas issued to drug manufacturers if it suspects supplies are being diverted for misuse. Capitol Hill aides and multiple former federal drug policy officials say the rule's effectiveness will depend on how often DEA chooses to enforce it.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the presentation of awards
The Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) announced at its annual conference on Friday the creation of a task force to promote safe medication practices that prevent powerful opioids from getting into the wrong hands.
JAPhA study: Pharmacists may help improve appropriate use and disposal
An FDA advisory panel on Thursday unanimously recommended approval of a prescription cannabidiol medication for the treatment of rare forms of epilepsy.
A group of cancer doctors focused on bringing down the cost of treatments by testing whether lower doses are effective thought they had found a prime candidate in the blood cancer drug ibrutinib (Imbruvica—Pharmacyclics) that typically costs $148,000 a year.