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CMS released on Monday guidance that aims to help states leverage Medicaid to fight the opioid crisis.

Program offers multiple opportunities for pharmacy staff to fight diabetes in their communities

Only 2% of nation belongs to Be The Match registry

Pharmacists can serve as important educators

The U.S. Department of Justice on June 7 filed a brief in a district court lawsuit arguing that the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) protections for people with preexisting conditions should be invalidated at the end of 2018.

A new CDC and FDA survey reveals that the number of U.S. middle and high school students who are using tobacco products has declined, but the number is still too high.

CVS Health has named the executives who will lead the company's business units once its acquisition of Aetna is complete. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit with CVS health, led by its current management, and CVS Health executives will play key roles in the combined company.

FDA reports that it has warned multiple online networks that they must stop illegally marketing unapproved and misbranded versions of opioid medications. In all, 9 online networks received warning letters, covering a total of 53 websites. "The FDA is taking additional steps to protect U.S.

NIOSH welcomes pharmacists to make needed health hazard evaluation requests

FDA has approved pegfilgrastim-jmdb (Fulphila—Mylan) as a biosimilar to pegfilgrastim (Neulasta—Amgen).