CVS Health offers Meningitis B vaccines in response to Calif. outbreak

CVS Health is offering vaccines to people living in Santa Clara County in response to confirmed cases of Meningitis B. Read more ...

How barley can improve blood sugar levels and reduce appetite

A recent study shows that barley can rapidly improve people's health by reducing blood sugar levels and risk for diabetes. Read More ...

Research team takes closer look at what happens when we sneeze

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Researchers hit on a genetic mutation that may prevent diabetes complications

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A research team has created a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that uses a special tool to "smell" the cancer in men's urine.
Need some incentive to cover your mouth the next time you sneeze? New high-speed videos captured by MIT researchers show what happens when people sneeze.
An FDA-approved drug that treats patients who are obese or have Type 2 diabetes may be effective in treating cocaine dependence.
Merck Animal Health has launched a free app that helps pet owners manage their pet's diabetes on their smartphones or tablets.
The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York held its annual mid-winter conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the weekend of Jan. 30.
The Senate’s Judiciary Committee this Wednesday approved the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act.
More and more, the Walgreens Flu Index map is steadily progressing from green, to yellow and orange as this year's flu season picks up in intensity.
Upsher-Smith and NASPA are recognizing 43 pharmacists around the United States with the 2015 NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award.
Mylan on Wednesday announced that it would be acquiring specialty pharmaceutical company Meda for about $9.9 billion.
CVS Health is offering vaccines to people living in Santa Clara County in response to confirmed cases of Meningitis B on the Santa Clara University campus.

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Quality-Based Payment for Pharmacy: What you Need to Know for 2016
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