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Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Supports Senate Bill Assuring Pharmacy Choice for Medicare Beneficiaries »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 4, 2017)  The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced its support of...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
118 Health Care Groups Support Bills Banning Retroactive Pharmacy DIR Fees »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 29, 2017)  In a strong display of unity, 118 health care organizations have signed on to lett...
Thursday, December 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists Rank Second Again among Gallup’s Most Trusted Professionals »
Top-three recognition for 14th straight year shows importance of pursuing a pro-pharmacy, pro-patient policy agenda, NACDS...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Takes Policy Priorities to Governors of All 50 States »
Urges pro-patient, pro-pharmacy agenda amid any changes to ACA, Medicare, Medicaid  Arlington, Va. – The Nati...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Associations Highlight Pro-Patient Priorities Amid ACA Review »
Letter to president- and vice president-elect, congressional leadership emphasizes pharmacy access to improve patient outc...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Vaccine Coverage Remains Low This Year »
CDC Newsroom - As of early November, only about 2 out of 5 people in the United States reported having gotten this season’...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mumps Outbreaks Are Worst in a Decade »
Wall Street Journal (12/06/16) Korn, Melissa This year has been the worst year for mumps outbreaks in a decade, wit...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Releases 2016 Drug Threat Assessment: Fentanyl-related overdose deaths rising »
DEC 6 - (Washington) – DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg today announced results from the 2016 National Drug Threat...
Monday, December 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Staying in the Know About EpiPen Alternatives in 2017 »
December 05, 2016 Auvi-Q returns in the new year, but will it do anything for epinephrine auto-injector pr...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drugmakers find competition does not keep a lid on prices »
Wall Street Journal (11/28/16) Rockoff, Jonathan Even when there is competition in the pharmaceutical industry, dru...
Monday, November 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APhA celebrates 20 years of immunizing pharmacists »
Drug Store News (11/18/16) Johnsen, Michael APhA last week released a video commemorating the 20th anniversary of its...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists increase naloxone access in communities »
November 14, 2016 State laws vary, but pharmacists can be integral to naloxone access Ph...
Friday, November 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cancers linked to tobacco use make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States »
CDC News Release (11/10/16) A new CDC study says that 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States may be linked...
Thursday, November 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Schedules Deadly Synthetic Drug U-47700 »
46 confirmed deaths linked to dangerous opioid in ’15 and ’16 sparks emergency action  WASHINGTON, DC – Respond...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Testosterone and Other AAS: FDA Statement - Risks Associated With Abuse and Other Dependence »
AUDIENCE : Patient, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine ISSUE : FDA approved class-wide labeling changes for all prescrip...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Independent community pharmacies vital to patient medication access, NCPA Digest finds »
PR Newswire (10/18/16) The  2016 NCPA Digest  shows that independent community pharmacies are a key pre...
Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey Shows Three-Quarters of Americans Would Seek Out a Pharmacy Where Pharmacy Technicians are Ce »
WASHINGTON, DC  – The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has released the findings of a 2016 public perc...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA issues warning on some HCV drugs »
FDA MedWatch (10/04/16) FDA is warning about the risk of reactivation of hepatitis B virus (HBV) among patients who...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Women Will Soon Be Able to Get a Year’s Supply of Birth Control »
California women will only have to make one trip a year to the pharmacy to pick up birth control under a new law....
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Foundation Launches Accessible Tuberculosis Treatment and Prevention Study in New Mexico »
Early detection and accessible treatment key factors in tuberculosis prevention Arlington, Va. – The NACDS Foundat...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Region of the Americas is Declared Free of Measles »
 Washington, D.C., 27 September 2016 (PAHO/WHO) – The Region of the Americas is the first in the world to have elimin...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public »
SEP 22 (WASHINGTON)  - DEA has issued a public warning to the public and law enforcement nationwide about the health...
Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDs Strengthen Advice Against Codeine for Kids' Coughs, Pain »
CHICAGO — The American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened its warnings about prescribing codeine for children because...
Thursday, September 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Protects Kids From Illegal Sales of e-Cigarettes, e-Liquids and Cigars »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today it has taken action against 55 tobacco retailers by issuing the firs...
Friday, August 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company Named a 2016 Ward Group Top 50 »
(Algona, IA) Pharmacists Mutual is proud to announce that it has been named to the 2016 Ward’s 50 Benchmark Group of top-p...
Monday, April 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is Provider Status, and Why Do We Need It? »
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Monday, March 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Passes NACDS-Backed Drug Abuse, Access Bill »
NACDS urges Congress to take final actions needed to send legislation to President Arlington, Va. - The U.S....
Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill to Address Prescription Drug Abuse, Access Clears Senate Panel »
NACDS-backed collaborative approach also has passed House Arlington, Va. - The National Association of Chain Drug St...
Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Recertification Deadlines for Active CPhTs »
This is a reminder that effective in January 2016, PTCB has implemented a new recertification schedule for all active PTCB...
Friday, February 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New FDA Drug Info Rounds Training Video Reviews MedWatch Tips and Tools »
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Drug Info Rounds, a series of online videos, provides important and timely drug informa...
Friday, February 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walgreens to Offer Over-the-Counter Access to Naloxone and Implement Drug Take-Back Program »
Walgreens will make naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, available without a prescription at its pharmacies in 35...
Friday, February 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multifaceted Federal Bill Addressing Opioid Abuse Under Review by Legislators »
In response to the national epidemic of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, a bill addressing prevention, education,...
Friday, January 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Members Evaluating Medicaid AMP Rule »
"Appropriate government policymaking and accessible patient care" remains NACDS standard on issue that has been decade-lon...
Friday, January 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Broad Provider & Pharmacy Coalition Encourages State Boards of Pharmacy and Medicine to Join Effort »
WASHINGTON - A broad cross-section of organizations representing varied health care providers, state pharmacy associations...
Friday, January 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Are Pharmacists Providing Naloxone to Patients? »
Rhode Island and Massachusetts  have started to position pharmacists to play an essential role in drug addiction trea...

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