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More than 40% of Americans said in a recent survey that they struggle to pay for their medications, with 33.3% reporting they’ve skipped filling a prescription at least once in the past year due to cost. ...

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A recent study using Medicaid enrollee data showed that medical marijuana laws and adult-use marijuana laws were associated with lower opioid prescribing rates. A second study using data from the Medicare Part D population foun...

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It may not be exciting or cutting-edge, but the pharmaceutical supply chain and pharmacy profession’s operations are tied to an infrastructure that depends on a 10- or 11-digit number: the

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A recent study found the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in combination with oral anticoagulant therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation was associated with an increased risk of major bleeding compared...

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Last week, the U.S. Senate passed its ambitious Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (S.2680) by a vote of 99 to 1. The bill differs...

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“Staying informed is more important than ever given the changing market dynamics of healthcare.” I have been fortunate to attend the National A...

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A paper in the Perspectives section of the New England Journal of Medicine (Feb 22 issue, 2018) discussed the problem of benzodiazepine abuse, examining both the ...

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At the time of this writing, a record 52.2 inches of rain had fallen on the Big Island o...

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Among patients with chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain, treatment with opioids did not result in any significantly better pain-related function compared with treatment with nonopioid medications over 12 months...

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