Samantha Troy, 2021 PharmD candidate


Melphalan Flufenamide for Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Melphalan flufenamide (Pepaxto; Oncopeptides AB) in combination with dexamethasone was granted accelerated approval on February 26, 2021, by the FDA for adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.

Ginny Langbehn


Thriving in a Digital World: Marketing Strategies for Independent Pharmacies

Cut through the online noise with these digital marketing tips for your independent pharmacy.

Kevin Klembczyk, MD


Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management

A deep dive for pharmacists into this frequently debilitating disorder

Christine Payne


Best Practices on Discussing Birth Control for Adolescents

There are numerous methods of contraception available for adolescents.

Colin Turnbull, PharmD candidate


The Evolution of Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics provides an opportunity for pharmacists to enhance their role in patient care.

Jonna Lorenz


Symptom Scoring Framework Helps Formalize Definition of Long COVID

Finalizing a definition for postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection will lead to high-quality care and treatment for patients suffering from the condition.

Jeffrey Fitzgerald, JD


National Pharmacy Chain Opioid Settlements Poised to Affect Independent Pharmacies

Stipulations of the settlements include data reporting, annual training, and an independent compliance officer.

Rich Parker, MD


Understanding What Vaccines Could Mean for Long COVID

Research suggests that COVID-19 vaccination may serve a therapeutic effect, possibly reducing the risk of developing long COVID when administered to those currently infected.

Joseph P. Nathan, PharmD, MS


Probiotics for the Prevention of Pediatric Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea

Evidence of the relationship between probiotics and antibiotics is lacking.

Morgan Petronelli


FDA Approves Scoliosis Treatment For Young Patients

The REFLECT Scoliosis Correction System from Globus Medical is intended to correct progressive scoliosis in pediatric patients while simultaneously maintaining stability and motion as well as allowing for future modulated growth.

Jennifer Zilka


Independent Pharmacy: A Year in Review & Insights from Abroad

Learn how the challenges and opportunities of the last year have impacted independent pharmacy professionals around the world.

Killian Meara


Morning RX: June 5, 2023

Mandy Cohen is set to become the next CDC director, Medicare will cover a new class of Alzheimer’s drugs, and the WHO announces a landmark digital health initiative.

Sebastian Krawiec


FDA: CBD Requires Separate Regulatory Pathway from Dietary Supplements, Food

The agency intends to work with Congress to create a pathway that balances the desire for access with regulatory oversight and risk management.

Donna Hallas


Pediatric Vaccines Strongly Recommended, Study Shows

Not every vaccine is required, some are just strongly recommended. Here's what to know about 5 recommended vaccines.

Emma Andrus


Metformin and Doxycycline Found Equally Effective in Treatment of Acne

Although both drugs led to a reduction in severity, doxycycline was more efficacious in reducing inflammatory lesions.

Tony P. George, MD, FRCPC


College Students and Misuse of Substances

The prevalence of annual alcohol consumption is highest in full-time college students 1 to 4 years after high school.

Chris Aiken, MD


Insomnia and Bipolar Disorder: New Directions

The average patient with bipolar disorder struggles with sleep disorders. Here's how you can help.

Alicia Warnock, M.D.


Improve Patient Care and Chronic Disease Management

Healthcare professionals need to make patients the primary decision-makers in their own care and actively support their efforts to achieve their care goals.

Heather Haro


The Good, The Bad, and the Missed Opportunity of Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company

The billionaire’s first venture into pharmacy launched earlier this year.

Kristi Rosa


Breast Cancer Detection Drug Up For FDA Approval

The drug, called Lumisight, is an optical imaging agent that detects cancerous tissue during initial lumpectomy to allow for a more complete resection. An NDA has been submitted to the FDA.

Charles Lee, MD


Why Patient Education Is More Important Than Ever

How pharmacists can address knowledge gaps and health literacy challenges to help people with chronic conditions stay adherent to drug therapies

Erin Smith


Mind-Body Resilience for Women: A Focus on Depression

Developing innovative solutions for women with depression, accounting for differences in gender and sex, are critically important

Celeste Krewson


Investigators Publish Metric for Recommending Low-dose Aspirin Prophylaxis

The atrial fibrillation drug, asundexian, may provide protection from thrombotic events without a corresponding increase in bleeding risk.

Robert Busch, MD


Bempedoic Acid for Hypercholesterolemia

An expert panel discusses where bempedoic acid currently fits into the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.

AJ Rivosecchi, PharmD


Hospital Pharmacies and Budget Management: How Technology Can Help

The hospital pharmacy must play its part by leveraging technology to control the costs of doing business and supporting the enterprise in addition to focusing on patient care.

Jonathan Ogurchak, PharmD, CSP


New Advances in Breast Cancer Therapy

Breast cancer continues to affect women globally, with approximately 13% developing invasive disease. New treatment regimens and options are on the horizon for breast cancer therapy.

Denise Myshko


Senate Finance Committee Urges PBMs To Make Big Changes

Members of the Senate Finance Committee are pushing PBMs to modernize the rules regarding out of pocket costs and competition.

Allison Inserro


COVID-19 National Emergencies to End in May

The public health emergency, which was set to end April 11, and the national emergency, which was set to end March 1, will be ended on May 11 by the Biden administration.

Antonella Santuccione Chadha, MD


Mind-Body Resilience for Women: A Focus on Depression

Developing innovative solutions for women with depression, accounting for differences in gender and sex, are critically important

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