Authors


Connor Iapoce

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Examining Barriers to Care in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Prior research has shown the association between various socioeconomic variables and lower adherence to diabetic retinopathy screening, but few have elaborated on the patient perspective to understand the reason behind this association.


Kristi Rosa

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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

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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

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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

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Abortion Laws May Lead to Decrease in OBGYN Residency Applications

Interventions have been implemented to raise the number of applications to OBGYN programs, including allowing applicants to submit up to 18 signals relating to their preferred programs.


Robert Busch, MD

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Bempedoic Acid for Hypercholesterolemia

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


AJ Rivosecchi, PharmD

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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

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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.


Steven M. Selbst, MD

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Preventing Severe Respiratory Infections in Children

A refresher on best interventions for common respiratory disorders in children.


Denise Myshko

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Fragmented Policy, Insurance Landscape Challenges Newly Approved Vaccines

Innovation in the vaccine area continues. In 2023, the FDA approved six vaccines, including several important firsts. But they face a difficult landscape where federal policies dictate coverage.


Allison Inserro

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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

Latest:

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


Don Creighton

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Inflation Reduction Act and Its Impact on Pharmaceutical Pricing and Investment Decisions

The reference to “maximum fair price” in the act bodes poorly for manufacturers and suggests more of a take-it-or-leave-it situation rather than a negotiation where clinical evidence would be the prevailing factor in determining price.


Jon Matthew Farber, MD

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How Vitamin D Can Help Migraines In Young Patients

Vitamin D supplementation may be an effective and safe adjunctive prophylactic therapy to topiramate for children who experience migraine attacks, showed a study conducted in Saudi Arabia.


Fazila Rajab, BDS

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Holistic Treatment Techniques for Managing Atopic Dermatitis

Patients are finding relief in alternative therapies for this chronic skin disease.


Meg Marzella

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Racial, Ethnic Inequities Persist in Diabetes Care

Significant differences in the use of insulin pump and/or CGM technology were noted based on demographic and socioeconomic factors


Hayley Virgil

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Bosutinib Approved by FDA for Pediatric Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Positive findings from the phase 1/2 BCHILD study supported the approval decision.


Noah Stansfield

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FDA Requests Black Box Warning for Approved CAR-T Therapies Over Secondary Cancer Concern

As per US law Section 505(o)(4), the manufacturers are required to make the requested changes, respond with a modified version of the requested changes for review, or respond with a rebuttal within 30 days of the FDA's ask.


Kyle Munz

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COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Significantly Lower in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Patients with SCD are more vulnerable to hospitalization due, in part, to SCD’s impact on the spleen, which filters infections in the blood and is a crucial organ for the immune system.


Clarice Holmes, RN

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Advanced Health Care Technology Solutions Can Help Both Providers and Payers

Integrating evidence-based treatment protocols through a streamlined approach enables the delivery of higher quality, comprehensive care.


Kelley Detweiler

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Veterinary Prescriptions Made Easy

How can e-prescribing improve the workflow between pharmacists and their veterinarian colleagues?


Christina Davis

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How to Balance Your Time in the Pharmacy

A shift in mindset and priorities can help you improve staff performance, acquire new patients, and leverage technology for more efficient operations.


Skylar Jeremias

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IQVIA Predicts Biosimilar, Generic Competition Will Cost Originators $192 Billion by 2028

According to the most recent Global Use of Medicine report issued by the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science, losses for originator products are projected to rise by over $80 billion over the next 5 years due to market introductions of new biosimilar and generic drugs.


Nirali S. Khusal, PharmD

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Opicapone Can Help Treat Patients Experiencing “Off” Episodes With Parkinson Disease

Levodopa/carbidopa is currently the gold standard for controlling motor symptoms associated with Parkinson disease.


Carrie Nagorka

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Cancer Risk Associated With UV Nail Dryers

The safety of gel manicures is under renewed scrutiny after a new study suggested they can cause DNA damage


Ashley E. Kivlichan

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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.


Marian Freedman

Latest:

How Vitamin D Can Help Migraines In Young Patients

Vitamin D supplementation may be an effective and safe adjunctive prophylactic therapy to topiramate for children who experience migraine attacks, showed a study conducted in Saudi Arabia.


Alicia Bigica

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Nirsevimab Demonstrates Lasting Efficacy in Infants Through First RSV Season

The drug, marketed as Beyfortus, was approved by the FDA in July for the prevention of RSV lower respiratory tract disease (LRTD) in newborns and infants born during or entering their first RSV season, and for children up to 24 months of age who remain vulnerable to severe RSV disease through their second RSV season.


Lindsey Carr

Latest:

Cannabis Legalization's Impact on Prenatal Marijuana Use

Findings from a study in JAMA Network Open reveal valuable insight into the way cannabis legalization has impacted the perceptions of pregnant women who use cannabis in the US.

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