The research project will provide pharmacogenomics services in community pharmacies including collection of DNA samples, interpretation of patient results, counseling and collaboration with prescribers.
According to the Walgreens' Flu Index, the states with the highest rates of influenza last year were Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Texas and Tennessee. Portland, Ore., Hartford, Conn. and Boston were the markets with the least amount of flu activity.
Verde Technologies has announced a pilot program for its Deterra Drug Deactivation System that will see the company partner with the Delaware Prescription Action Committee (PDAC) and the Delaware Pharmacists Societyt to combat prescription drug abuse.
Experts from the CVS Health Research Institute, writing today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, are calling for a reconsideration of treatment guidelines for high cholesterol as PCSK9 inhibitors hit the market.