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After a decades-long decline, the cardiovascular death rate has all but stalled and has even reversed in a young group of people—adults aged 35 to 64 years, among whom deaths from heart disease are now rising.
Other measures can be considered instead
Michael Hogue, president-elect of APhA—as well as the speaker of the APhA House of Delegates—says he is "extremely hopeful about the future of pharmacy and have some ideas of how we will get there, but first we have to help lift up our colleagues and move through a difficult period." The APhA House of Delegates in March adopted a policy
Data from new study suggest reasons for misuse and potential solutions
Purdue Pharma has asked counties suing the drug manufacturer for allegedly causing the opioid epidemic to offer specific details to back up their claims.
The U.S. government released on Wednesday the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda, which enables federal agencies to share the government's regulatory priorities with the public.
CDC reported Tuesday that 127 confirmed or suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare condition that primarily affects children and can cause paralysis, have been reported in the United States as of October 16. According to CDC's Nancy Messonnier, 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states.
JAPhA study: Patients pick up prescriptions nearly 16 hours sooner when nudged
CMS proposed on Monday that prescription drug manufacturers be required to post the Wholesale Acquisition Cost for drugs covered in Medicare or Medicaid in direct-to-consumer television ads.
FDA is investigating whether more than 40 e-cigarette products, including some flavored e-cigarette products, are being illegally marketed and outside the agency's current compliance policy. On Friday, FDA sent letters to 21 e-cigarette companies about the products.