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Are More Blister Packs a Good Thing?
Are More Blister Packs a Good Thing?In an effort to combat opioids, the FDA is pushing blister packs—something pharmacy groups have been advocating for.
Like the road to hell, the road to the opioid crisis was paved with good intentions.
This is how not to do healthcare
This is how not to do healthcare It’s time for practical physicians and entrepreneurs to fight for real reform, with low cost direct care for relatively inexpensive outpatient care.
Director of medication safety and quality for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists shares how providers can better work with pharmacists to address the opioid epidemic.
FDA: Opioid Cold Meds Not Safe for Kids
FDA: Opioid Cold Meds Not Safe for KidsThe agency’s ruling also added an additional Boxed Warning.
To curb opioid abuse, new technologies must be embraced
To curb opioid abuse, new technologies must be embracedThe opioid epidemic is exacting a lethal toll on the country. We must redouble and accelerate efforts to slow—and hopefully reverse—the current opioid epidemic.
Shocking opioid overdose statistics make it crucial to address the epidemic. Here are four programs to watch
PBMs are in a unique position to help curb opioid abuse. Here are four programs that demonstrate promising outcomes.
Top 10 Drug Topics Web Articles of 2017
Top 10 Drug Topics Web Articles of 2017Our 10 best articles, based on the number of views.
An updated review of evidence by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) underscores concerns expressed in 2014 by the agency about use of laparoscopic power morcellators (LPM) for treatment of uterine fibroids. Plus: Prescription habits show ob/gyns not well informed about opioids, according to a study. Also: Does ADHD medication use during pregnancy increase risk of congenital malformations?