Important pharmacy news and late-breaking industry information updated daily.
According to a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), superbug infections could cost the lives of approximately 2.4 million people in North America, Europe, and Australia over the next 30 years unless more is done to stem antibiotic resistance.
CVS Health described on Tuesday its vision for the future. The company expects its $69 billion merger with health insurer Aetna to close before Thanksgiving. CVS said it has already received approval from 23 states, and it is "well down the line with the remaining 5" states needed for approval.
Extended shelf life would be welcome amid opioid epidemic
New study findings align with new ACC/AHA BP guideline
Pharmacists do a lot more these days than dispense drugs. "Pharmacists have an extensive amount of training, including a doctorate in pharmacy, yet they're underused," says Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, director of the Gehr Center for Health Systems Science at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in Los Angeles.
What to tell patients about the pros and cons of anticoagulation treatment
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Friday the Trump administration will move forward with drug pricing reforms despite pushback from the pharmaceutical industry.
Girls could be more vulnerable, according to study
Study results add to existing literature about fixed-dose combination therapy
President Trump on Thursday offered a plan to drive down the price Medicare pays for some prescription drugs, a move that could save taxpayers billions of dollars but also faces resistance from the pharmaceutical industry.