Authors


Linda Stocum

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FDA Approves Dupilumab for Atopic Dermatitis in Children 6 Months to 5 Years

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc announced the FDA approval of dupilumab. It is now the first biologic medicine for children from 6 months to 5 years old with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.


Joyce Ross, MSN, RNC, CRNP, CS, FNLA, FPCNA

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Efficacy of Prescription Vs OTC Fish Oil Products

What pharmacists and providers need to know to counsel patients on when discussing the use of prescription or over-the-counter fish oil supplement as treatment for dyslipidemia and hypertriglyceridemia.


Patricia Weiser, PharmD

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Single Dose Typhoid Vaccine Effective in Children

The vaccine showed an overall efficacy of 80% in the per-protocol analysis, with a risk reduction of 6.1 typhoid infections per 1000 vaccinated children.


Michele Kozubal, PharmD Candidate

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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.


Briana Contreras

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Poor Sleep in Midlife May Increase Women's Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Women who experience ongoing trouble sleeping in midlife face a 70 to 75% increased risk of heart disease.


Gwen Merigan

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How Does Digital Data Help Improve QOL in Patients With Long COVID and Autoimmune Diseases?

Quality of life (QOL) for people living with autoimmune diseases benefits from an integrated approach that considers individual immune system sensitivities and patients’ life circumstances, a new study shows.


Grace Halsey

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CDC Releases Draft of 2022 Opioid Guideline Update

The new guidelines come on the heels of the controversial 2016 guidance that placed hard caps on prescribing.


Jennifer Goldman, RPh, PharmD, CDCES, BC-ADM, FCCP

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Efficacy of Prescription Vs OTC Fish Oil Products

What pharmacists and providers need to know to counsel patients on when discussing the use of prescription or over-the-counter fish oil supplement as treatment for dyslipidemia and hypertriglyceridemia.


Thea M. Blystone, PharmD

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Grow Your Business With At-home Health Care Services

Community pharmacists can provide crucial services that meet patients where they are: at home.


John Jesitus

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BIPOC Patients Face Barriers in Oral Contraceptive Access

Although contraceptives are widely available, many patients of color still face barriers to access.



Steven Silverstein, MD

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Reduced Hyperemia and Itching Connected to Intracanalicular Insert

As dexamethasone adds indications, a study confirms efficacy of punctal occlusion for allergic conjunctivitis.


Linda Banbahji, BPS

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Review: Vaccine Guidelines for Older Adults

Vaccines are important for everyone, but they’re critical for adults older than 65 years.


Sherry Chattah, PharmD

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Reevaluating the Use of Docusate in the Management of Constipation

Pharmacists can and must play an active role in guiding patients on the selection of laxatives which are supported by sound evidence.


Judy Stewart

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Imagining A Future Without Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

The pandemic underscored the incredible power of vaccination.


Patrick Yoder, PharmD, chief executive officer, LogicStream Health

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5 Frequently Asked Questions about Drug Diversion Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the "hidden epidemic” of drug diversion. The good news is that health care systems are recognizing the need to switch to a more proactive approach.


Luke Halpern

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Replacing Salt With Substitute May Lower Hypertension Risk in Older Adults

Study results indicate that using salt substitutes can be a viable population-wide strategy in preventing cardiovascular disease and controlling hypertension.


Lauren T. Edwards, MD

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Ethical, Practical Considerations of Exemptions to Employer Vaccine Mandates for Anxiety

Does anxiety justify an exemption from vaccine mandates among health care workers?


Molly C. Gombos, PharmD, MPBA

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Technology Considerations in Specialty Pharmacy

How pharmacy owners and managers should plan for new technology.





Tony Hagen

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What Biosimilar Interchangeability Means for Health Care Providers

There is now a mad scramble to gain interchangeable status for biosimilars, but the meaning and significance of this appellation haven't yet been worked out for health care consumers or the manufacturing community.    








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