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Monday, July 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Announces Uttam Dhillon as New Acting DEA Administrator »
DEA Public Affairs: Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the appointment of Uttam Dhillon as Acting Administ...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner to Stop the Illegal Sale of Opioids Online »
Opioid addiction and abuse remains an immense public health crisis. We’re committed to continuing to take new steps to add...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House Proposes a Narrowing of FDA’s Mission - and a New Name »
STAT, By IKE SWETLITZ @ikeswetlitz JUNE 21, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has proposed a fundamental cha...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves Automated Insulin Delivery and Monitoring System For Use in Younger Pediatric Patients »
FDA News Release The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of the MiniMed 670G hybr...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes Bipartisan Opioid Abuse Package with NACDS-backed E-prescribing Bill »
NACDS, Arlington, Va. –  Legislation backed by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) to help address...
Thursday, June 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves First Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Adults with Diabetes »
FDA: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system for...
Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves First Generic Versions of Suboxone Sublingual Film »
Agency is taking additional steps to advance the development of new FDA-approved treatments for opioid dependence and enco...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Diabetes Prevention Program »
How Pharmacists Can Participate: The  Rx for the National Diabetes Prevention Program: Action Guide for Commun...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Panel Passes NACDS-backed E-prescribing Bill to Help Address Opioid Abuse »
Arlington, Va. –  The Senate Finance Committee today passed the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act (S. 2460), w...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pressure Mounts on Drug Makers to Move Birth Control Over The Counter »
STAT, By   MEGAN THIELKING   @meggophone JUNE 8, 2018 Drug makers are facing growing pressure to sell cont...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Have Sights on Middlemen Blamed for Rising Drug Costs »
THE HILL, BY JESSIE HELLMANN -  06/08/18 06:03 AM EDT With public outrage growing over the rising costs of presc...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suicide Rates Rising Across the U.S. »
Suicide rates have been rising in nearly every state, according to the latest  Vital Signs  report by the Center...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Secretary Azar Praises Trump Administration ‘Truth about Opioids’ Campaign »
HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s release of a set of advertisem...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth Tobacco Use Drops During 2011–17 »
CDC Newsroom: Fewer U.S. middle and high school students are using tobacco products – but too many still do, according...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save 8,000 Lives and $2.9 Billion in Costs »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2018  Contact: CMS Media Relations (202) 690-6145 | CMS Media Inquiries Da...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ask Pharmacist for Cash Price to Lower Medicare Drug Costs »
Kaiser Health News (05/30/18) Jaffe, Susan As part of President Donald Trump’s blueprint to bring down prescription co...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Issue Brief: Copay Clawbacks and So-Called ‘Gag’ Clauses »
News media and policy-maker attention on pharmacy copay clawbacks and so-called “gag clauses” has intensified over the pas...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Takes Action Against the Use of OTC Benzocaine Teething Products Due to Serious Safety Risk, »
FDA News Release:  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) teething...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves Novel Preventive Treatment for Migraine »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) for the preventive treatment of migraine in a...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Azar Says Patients First Proposals 'Are Happening' »
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar delivered yet another speech Wednesday in which he outlined HH...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves the First Non-Opioid Treatment for Management of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms in Adults »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scholarship Seeks Pharmacist-Law Students »
The American Society for Pharmacy Law is seeking applicants for the 2018 Fink Family Scholarship, designed to support...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Unveils Enhanced “Drug Dashboards” to Increase Transparency on Drug Prices »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2018  Contact: CMS Media Relations (202) 690-6145 | CMS Media Inquiries ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work Related Asthma Prevention Program »
The California Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program (WRAPP) aims to identify industries, occupations, and exposures that...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Confirms EpiPen Shortage in United States »
APhA:  Agency calling it an intermittent supply chain shortage FDA added EpiPen, EpiPen Jr,...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICYMI: Secretary Azar's Remarks on the Trump Administration's Drug Pricing Blueprint »
HHS.gov:  Today, Secretary Azar delivered remarks on President Trump's blueprint to bring down the hig...
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Panel Passes NACDS-backed E-prescribing Bill to Help Address Opioid Abuse »
Arlington, Va. –  As part of ongoing work to serve as part of the solution to the opioid abuse epidemic, the National...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Azar, Surgeon General Adams Praise Private Sector Support for Naloxone Advisory »
HHS.gov:  Following the early April release of the Surgeon General’s Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Ov...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Enforcement Actions and Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan »
FDA Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new enforcement actions and a Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan t...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Better Patient Interactions = Better Adherence … and More »
  Sometimes it isn't clear why patients do what they do. Our Comprehensive Motivational Interviewing Training...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA's Drug Takeback Day is Saturday 4/28. Are you ready? »
NCPA: Will your pharmacy be participating in National Prescription Drug Takeback Day , sponsored by the Drug Enfor...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Panel Backs Proposed Epilepsy Drug Derived From Cannabis »
Wall Street Journal (05/19/18) Loftus, Peter   An FDA advisory panel on Thursday unanimously recommended appro...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Crisis »
The Nation is in the midst of an unprecedented opioid epidemic.  116 people a day die from opioid-related drug overd...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do You Know How Your Pharmacy Measures Up? »
NCPA: We'd like to send you a FREE pharmacy benchmarking report with your pharmacy's name on it. Just complete NCPA's...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Azar Announces Appointment of James Parker »
Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that James Parker will serve as Senior Advisor to the Secre...

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