Prescription sleep medications put older adults at risk

More than a third of adults older than 65 take something to help them sleep, with 1 in 12 taking prescription sleep aids, according to the National Poll on Healthy Aging.

Primus Pharmaceuticals suspends Limbrel 250, 500, per FDA request

In December, Primus Pharmaceuticals suspended promotion and sale of flavocoxid and citrated zinc bisglycinate (Limbrel 250 and Limbrel 500) in response to an

Medicare cards will have new identifiers, replacing social security numbers

Beginning this April, upgraded identification cards will be in the hands of many Medicare beneficiaries as CMS begins the process of mailing new cards to individuals, which will no longer include

Primary care pharmacists at California VA treat HCV patients

The word “cure” is rarely spoken in everyday health care settings, but primary care clinical pharmacist Elaine Lei, PharmD, considers herself fortunate to be able to say it consistently with patie

APhA-APPM and APhA–APRS Announce 2018 Election Slate

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) and Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS) announced the following election

Calcium and vitamin D to prevent fractures? Not so fast.

Calcium and vitamin D are considered the go-to supplements for bone health in older adults, but a meta-analysis published in JAM

APhA Announces Candidates for President-Elect, Trustees and Honorary President

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the slate of candidates for its Board of Trustees, President-elect, and Honorary President.

Harold N. Godwin Receives Remington Honor Medal, Highest Honor in Pharmacy

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2017 REMS changes address opioids, patient counseling, and more

Last year saw several key developments in risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) programs as FDA sought to address public health needs.


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