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Senate unveils healthcare bill

The Better Care Reconciliation Act is a 142-page bill that largely mirrors the American Health Care Act that passed the House of Representatives last month, with some key differences. 

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Oregon passes DXM age restriction law

The move makes Oregon the 14th state to pass a law banning dextromethorphan sales to patients younger than 18 years old, joining states across the country in recognizing that limiting teen access to DXM is a proven way to prevent abuse, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association said.

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Looking beyond influenza immunizations

In PrescribeWellness’ 2017 Vaccination and Preventive Care Study, 55% of survey respondents said they prefer their pharmacy to their physician’s office as the place to get vaccinated.

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CRN’s Supplement OWL goes live

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Supplement OWL is an online product registry that serves as resource for regulators, retailers and the industry, and can be accessed by anyone.