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Dartmouth-Hitchcock opening new pharmacy in Vermont
Dartmouth-Hitchcock opening new pharmacy in Vermont Sun, 10/25/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Mon, 10/26/2020 – 20:30 In Vermont, the Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, part of the New Hampshire-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, is opening a new pharmacy at its satellite…
Walgreens expands eligibility age for COVID-19 testing
Walgreens expands eligibility age for COVID-19 testing Sun, 10/25/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Mon, 10/26/2020 – 20:30 Walgreens is expanding the age range for its COVID-19 testing at all of its testing sites. The company now is offering COVID-19 tests for…
As sales dropped, some pharmacies turned to pet meds to stay open
As sales dropped, some pharmacies turned to pet meds to stay open Sun, 10/25/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Mon, 10/26/2020 – 20:30 Shantelle Brown, owner of Hope Pharmacy in Richmond, VA, says business slowed considerably in April amid the coronavirus pandemic.…
Rite Aid COO Jim Peters outlines company’s new strategy
Rite Aid COO Jim Peters outlines company’s new strategy Sun, 10/25/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Mon, 10/26/2020 – 20:30 Speaking at HLTH VRTL 2020, Rite Aid COO Jim Peters discussed the company’s RxEvolution strategy, pointing out that more than 90% of…
Bayer to buy gene-therapy firm AskBio for up to $4 billion
Bayer to buy gene-therapy firm AskBio for up to $4 billion Sun, 10/25/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Mon, 10/26/2020 – 20:30 Bayer AG says it will pay $2 billion now for Asklepios BioPharmaceutical Inc. (AskBio), a gene therapy company in North…
Efficacy of tocilizumab in patients hospitalized with COVID-19
Efficacy of tocilizumab in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 Sun, 10/25/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Mon, 10/26/2020 – 20:30 Researchers investigated the use of tocilizumab in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 but not mechanically ventilated. The BACC Bay Tocilizumab Trial included 243 patients…
Study: Universal mask-wearing could save 130,000 lives by spring
Study: Universal mask-wearing could save 130,000 lives by spring Sun, 10/25/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Mon, 10/26/2020 – 20:30 A study in Nature Medicine estimates that universal mask-wearing could prevent nearly 130,000 deaths from COVID-19 through the end of February 2021,…

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