In this special report, Drug Store News takes an in-depth look at community pharmacy and its growing role in helping to lower healthcare costs and expand patient access in the United States.
The FDA's Canadian equivalent has 11 AERs associated with homeopathic teething remedies. However, when further researched, those that were considered serious adverse events were not associated at all with the teething products.
This increase restores PHEP funds previously redirected from states and other jurisdictions in March 2016 to support CDC’s Zika response.
The American Psychological Association last week released a finding from its annual “Stress in America” survey that more than half of adults in the United States feel very or somewhat stressed by the election. Republicans and Democrats are feeling this stress at similar rates. There is even talk of what is formally called Election Stress Disorder.
Drug overdoses have become the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, with 47,055 people dying in 2014 as a result of lethal drug overdoses — 18,893 of which were related to prescription pain relievers. One of the critical first lines of defense, the drug naloxone can reverse the effects of an overdose. But until recently it could only be accessed by prescription.
Fox News is reporting that on Thursday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott's office announced a new Miami Zika zone, a one-square-mile area north of the city's Little Haiti where five people have been infected with Zika virus. More than 1,020 have reported being infected with Zika. (Fox News)
The survey found that overall, 79% of participants had received a flu shot in the 2015-2016 season, similar to the 77.3% seen in the previous season. Those whose employers required flu shots or offered them on-site for a day or more had higher vaccination rates than those whose employers did not.
Hyland's on Friday assured consumers that Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets remain safe.
As many as 45.6% of Amerians over the age of six months got their flu shot. Coverage of 46% among the public means about 144 million people received a flu vaccine last season in the U.S.
DIR fees has become the No. 1 issue facing independent pharmacists.