opa Weekly Update MultiBriefs

Have a heart: A pharmacist's reflection on medicine adherence

We know that compliance with prescribed medication therapies is embarrassingly low. So have a heart and teach your patients how to take their prescription medication. It's more important than you might think. In fact, results from a recent...

source: By Jason Poquette
Search past issues
Search products and services

Kingwood Pharmacy in East Ridge is always packed during the first weekend in November because that's when the 69-year-old pharmacy holds its annual Christmas open house. It's festive — new products, refreshments...

source: Times Free Press

Breast cancer survivor Ginny Mason was thrilled to get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act despite her pre-existing condition. But when she realized her arthritis medication fell under a particularly costly tier of her plan, she was forced to switch to another...

source: The Associated Press via The Plain Dealer

When the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology revised its guidelines on risk factors for heart disease and stroke last November, heart experts were divided over the new advice. By loosening thresholds for treating heart disease risk with cholesterol-lowering...

source: TIME via CNN Health

Dan Karant, the city’s representative on the county health board, still has infant mortality on his radar. Karant delivered his periodic address to council at the March 24, regular meeting. He has no requirement to do so but said he believes it is something all health...

source: The Post Newspapers

A delivery to the wrong address left a woman with $15,000 in medication she can’t use, according to a Canton police report. The woman told police that sometime before 9:20 p.m. March 19, a UPS delivery person delivered...

source: Canton Rep

Drug dealers could be charged with murder if one of their customers dies from an overdose, under new legislation in the Ohio House of Representatives. Under House Bill 508, introduced March 26, illegally selling drugs to someone...

source: The Plain Dealer

RECOMMENDED:

Powered by MultiBriefs
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063