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Advocacy
Tuesday, January 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Urges CMS to Recognize Pharmacist Services Beyond Dispensing »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 21, 2019) — In comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the National Community...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drug Pricing Legislation in the States: What to Expect in 2020 »
AIS Health State lawmakers will continue to focus on the cost of prescription drugs as the 2020 legislative season gets...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Will Weigh Validity Of State Laws Regulating PBMs »
The Supreme Court agreed Friday (Jan. 10) to hear a case that could revive an Arkansas law regulating pharmacy benefit man...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Panel Backs Trump's Pick to Run FDA »
BY MATTHEW PERRONE, AP   Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate lawmakers on Tuesday moved one step closer...
Monday, November 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
As FDA Toils Over How to Regulate CBD, Frustration Builds on All Sides »
Companies who want to make CBD are increasingly frustrated that the Food and Drug Administration hasn’t yet given them cle...

Press Releases
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TRC HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH UTAH PHARMACY ASSOCIATION »
Utah Pharmacy Association to Offer TRC’s Education and Medication Advisory Resources Direct to Its Members, Including Phar...
Friday, December 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New FDA Drug Safety Communication on Gabapentin and Pregabalin »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that serious breathing difficulties may occur in patients using gab...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves New Treatment for Adults With Partial-Onset Seizures »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved XCOPRI (cenobamate tablets) to treat partial-onset seizures in adults...
Friday, November 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Issues Final Guidance for Development of Smallpox Treatments »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued final guidance, Smallpox (Variola Virus) Infection: Developing Drugs...
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Issues Warning Letter to Dollar Tree Stores for Receiving Potentially Unsafe Drugs »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a  warning letter  to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing bus...

Other News
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon’s Visit to Beijing »
WASHINGTON – Last week, DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon visited Beijing, China. Acting Administrator Dhillon met wi...
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court to Rule on States’ Right to Regulate Pharmacy Benefit Managers »
Jennifer Nessel, Assistant Editor The US Supreme Court has announced it will hear a case in the coming months that coul...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Owners Express Concern Over Amazon’s PillPack Prescription Transfer Requests »
Jennifer Nessel, Assistant Editor This article was updated January 14, 2020. Independent pharmacists are express...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Finalizes Enforcement Policy on Unauthorized Flavored Cartridge-Based E-Cigarettes »
Amid the epidemic levels of youth use of e-cigarettes and the popularity of certain products among children, the U.S. Food...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Novo Nordisk to Offer Free Insulin to U.S. Patients in Immediate Need »
(Reuters) - Novo Nordisk said on Thursday it would offer free, one-time supply of insulin to people in immediate need and...

Rx Alerts
Wednesday, January 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Alerts Health Care Professionals and Patients to Mylan’s Voluntary Recall of Nizatidine »
Update [1/8/2020]   FDA is alerting patients and health care professionals to two voluntary recalls of ranitidine. T...
Thursday, December 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement From Director of FDA, on Impurities in Drugs from Outside the US »
Statement From: Director - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Janet Woodcock M.D. The U.S. Food and Drug Ad...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Flu Vaccine Reduces Death, Serious Illness and Hospitalizations »
By Marie Rosenthal WASHINGTON—Receiving an annual flu shot can reduce the likelihood of death and serious illness in ad...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pets Are Now the Gateway To Get Prescription Drugs, Could Lead to Legislative Changes »
The reality of addiction is very clear: Stories of animals being abused and intentionally hurt only to be taken to the vet...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Provides New Tools for the Development and Proper Evaluation of Tests for Detecting Zika Virus »
As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it ha...

Pharmacy Ownership
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Much Should You Pay Your Pharmacy Technicians and Employees? »
Wages in the pharmacy are trending upward. According to the 2019   NCPA Digest , the average pharmacy technician mad...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The State of Retail Pharmacy: Independent Pharmacy Economics Stabilize-Dropping, Owner Salaries Are »
Time for   Drug Channels’  exclusive look at independent pharmacy owners’ business economics. For Episode XI...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Diabetes Care Is a Business Opportunity »
According to the CDC’s 2017  National Diabetes Statistics Report,  30.3 million individuals in the U.S. have d...
Monday, August 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Overdoses Soared, Nearly 35 Billion Handled by 15% of Pharmacies »
By the time Clinton County coroner Steve Talbott arrived at the scene of an overdose in southern Kentucky, the bottles of...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exclusive: Big Pharma Returning to U.S. Price Hikes in January After Pausee »
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Novartis AG ( NOVN.S ) and Bayer AG ( BAYGn.DE ) are among nearly 30 drugmakers...

Education
Wednesday, July 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACIP Immunization Update »
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM–3:15 pm ET   Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA   REGISTER TODAY...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TRC Healthcare Announces Pharmacy Technicians University Meets New ASHP/ACPE Tech Training Standards »
STOCKTON, Calif., December 3 ,  2018  —  Therapeutic Research Center  (TRC® Healthcare, or TRC),...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreements: Who, What, Why, and How »
Activity Preview In 2015, cardiovascular disease alone contributed to one in three deaths. Interventions to reduce t...

Compounding
Thursday, December 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Takes Efforts to Improve Quality of Compounded Drugs From Outsourcing Facilities »
Compounded drugs   can serve an important role in meeting patients’ medical needs that cannot be met by an FDA-appro...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Statement on Court Ruling Related to Compounded Bulk Drug Substances »
For Immediate Release: August 06, 2019 Statement From: Acti...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal judge enters consent decree against Texas compounder, Guardian Pharmacy Services »
A federal court ordered a Texas-based company to stop producing compounded drug products intended to be sterile until the...
Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner and Deputy on New Efforts to Assure the Quality of Compounded Drugs »
As we continue to implement our  2018 Compounding Priorities Plan , our mission is to preserve patient access to co...

Opioids
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guideline Resources: CDC Opioid Guideline Mobile App | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center »
*MME Calculator Disclaimer: This calculator is not intended to replace clinical judgement or to guide opioid dosing for pa...
Friday, October 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Announces Guide for Appropriate Tapering or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Use »
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a new  Guide for Clinicians on the Appropriate Dos...

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