Fertility app targeting millennial women hits iOS devices

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CDC: Flu vaccination rates on the rise

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CDC to issue draft guideline on opioid prescribing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week announced that a new draft guideline for prescribing opioids to patients with chronic pain was in the works.  Read More ...

5 states still seeing obesity rates on the rise

U.S. adult obesity rates remained mostly steady ― but high ― this past year, increasing in Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio and Utah and remaining stable in the rest of the states. Read More ...

Current news

This annual campaign focuses on raising awareness of breast cancer, the second leading cause of death in women today. What is your pharmacy planning to increase awareness in your community?
Understanding breast cancer is essential for everyone - after skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women worldwide.
Successful treatment requires a team of committed health professionals working toward the common goal for each patient: to become “cancer free” - there is also a significant role for the community pharmacist to provide long term oral therapy and supportive care.
The FDA recently granted Merck’s Kaytruda (pembrolizumab) injection accelerated approval for use among patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer and who have tumors expressing the protein PD-L1.
There are many risk factors for breast cancer, some are modifiable and some are not. Overall, encouraging lifestyle modifications is healthy and can help reduce risk.
According to a plan presented by the Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP) and the Dutch Hospital Pharmacists Association, community pharmacies could be offering pharmacogenomics services by 2020.
Help2Heal, an innovative first aid company that's trading on the socially responsible option in the first aid category with its “buy one, give one” model, announced the exclusive launch of its adhesive bandage product line.
Healthcare software solutions company QS/1 announced Monday that it had rolled out a new logo and website. The changes are part of changes, including new products, that the company says are forthcoming.
In honor of American Pharmacists Month, check out the first weekly installment of our Pharmacist Month Phunny series.
Vernalis Therapeutics announced Friday that its parent company had acquired the U.S. rights to Pragma Pharmaceuticals’ Moxatag (amoxicillin) extended-release tablets.

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