Many American consumers are in favor of oral contraceptive coverage by both private and government-subsidized health insurance plans, according to a Thomson Reuters-National Press Radio Health Poll released Friday.
The National Community Pharmacists Association on Monday announced that nominations currently are being accepted for its Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year Award and the NCPA Prescription Drug Safety Award.
MinuteClinic has entered a clinical affiliation with OhioHealth, a not-for-profit, charitable healthcare organization based in Columbus, Ohio. MinuteClinic has seven walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores throughout the region.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease treated with an investigational drug made by Abbott saw a decrease in the amount of time their symptoms resurfaced, while the time in which their symptoms stayed under control increased, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial that Abbott announced Thursday.
Patients with Type 1 diabetes using an insulin product made by Eli Lilly can store it in their pumps for longer periods of time, while children using it have additional options, thanks to a labeling change approved Wednesday by the Food and Drug Administration.
MinuteClinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida, a multispecialty academic medical center that is part of the Cleveland Clinic health system, have entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance the healthcare services they provide and offer patients greater access to care.
Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions is implementing a program in New Mexico designed to close such medication-related gaps in health care as nonadherence among state employees with chronic conditions, the company said Wednesday.
Oasis Consumer Healthcare, a maker of oral health products, has announced the launch of Oasis Age Essential, which it is positioning as the first over-the-counter, clinical-strength formula designed to support the changing mouth conditions of adults ages 50 years and older.