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Walmart files pre-emptive lawsuit against federal government in opioid case
Walmart files pre-emptive lawsuit against federal government in opioid case Thu, 10/22/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Fri, 10/23/2020 – 19:00 Walmart lodged a lawsuit against the federal government on Thursday, acting before the Justice Department could bring civil litigation against the…
Pharmacy instrumental during pandemic, recognized during Pharmacy Week
Pharmacy instrumental during pandemic, recognized during Pharmacy Week Thu, 10/22/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Fri, 10/23/2020 – 19:00 The third full week in October is Pharmacy Week, which acknowledges pharmacy contributions to patient care in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other health…
Georgia pharmacists report high-dose influenza vaccine in limited supply
Georgia pharmacists report high-dose influenza vaccine in limited supply Thu, 10/22/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Fri, 10/23/2020 – 19:00 Some Georgia pharmacists say they are struggling to find enough influenza vaccines for older patients this year. Nikki Bryant, owner of Adams…
CVS Health adds resources to prevent opioid abuse amid the pandemic
CVS Health adds resources to prevent opioid abuse amid the pandemic Thu, 10/22/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Fri, 10/23/2020 – 19:00 CVS Health is introducing new initiatives to help prevent the misuse of opioid analgesics, including free digital resources that encourage…
As COVID-19 intensifies, shortages of staple drugs may grow worse
As COVID-19 intensifies, shortages of staple drugs may grow worse Thu, 10/22/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Fri, 10/23/2020 – 19:00 A new report by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota warns that the…
Landmark TB trial identifies shorter-course treatment regimen
Landmark TB trial identifies shorter-course treatment regimen Thu, 10/22/2020 – 20:00 cbaker_admin Fri, 10/23/2020 – 19:00 A Phase III, open-label trial, known as Study 31/A5349, led by CDC’s Tuberculosis Trials Consortium, suggests that a 4-month daily treatment regimen containing high-dose,…

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