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Rare Syndrome After COVID Vaccines Described

"Long vax" events often include neurologic symptoms

Dec 01, 2023
Texas Sues Pfizer Over Vax Claims; Dr. Rand Paul to the Rescue; Kid Pneumonia Cases

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Dec 01, 2023
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Ask Your Patients: 'Have You Gotten Your Annual COVID Shot?'

Primary care providers should broach this topic with all patients

Nov 28, 2023
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'Pharmageddon': The Pharmacy Labor Crisis

Pharmacist Shane Jerominski on the push for pharmacy unionization in the U.S.

Nov 22, 2023
Opinion
Ask Your Patients: 'Have You Gotten Your Annual COVID Shot?'

Primary care providers should broach this topic with all patients

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'Pharmageddon': The Pharmacy Labor Crisis

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When Pharmacists Are Stretched Thin, Safety Concerns Rise, Activist Says

"If I'm not counseling patients on new prescriptions, an easy medication error can happen"

Nov 21, 2023
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Nudging Parents Plus Auditing Providers Increased HPV Vaccine Uptake in Tweens

Interventions worked best in combination, according to cluster randomized trial

Nov 20, 2023
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Live Shingles Vaccine and Waning Immunity; Semaglutide and CV Events

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Nov 18, 2023
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Statins Reach More Patients With Pharmacist's Orders

Asynchronous automated order approach boosts statin prescribing

Nov 14, 2023
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IG Live November 15: Is 'Pharmageddon' Here?

Pharmacist speaks on recent walkouts, calling for more resources and safer conditions

Nov 14, 2023
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CDC Issues Health Advisory; Paxlovid Rebound Rates; More Lawyers for Vaccine Claims

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Nov 14, 2023
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Personal Beliefs May Skew Pandemic Memories and Deepen Polarization

Biased recall may be a threat to future crisis preparedness and response

Nov 10, 2023
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Home Remedy for COVID; 'Salty' Seizure Scare; Vax Exemptions Hit Record High

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Nov 10, 2023
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MedPod Today: So-Called 'Abortion Reversal'; CMS Cuts; Tinnitus After COVID Vax

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Nov 10, 2023
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Antidepressants and Sex; Unionizing Pharmacy Workers; What Head Lice Can Tell Us

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Nov 09, 2023
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Lawsuit Challenges Federal Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

Claims "consistently lost, ignored, denied, or caught up" in bureaucracy, complaint alleges

Nov 08, 2023
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CMS Proposes Rule to Limit Medicare Advantage Plan Sales Commissions

No more golf parties or free trips to brokers who "steer" beneficiaries to higher-paying plans

Nov 07, 2023
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Pharmacist Prescribing for BP Control Makes Economic Sense

Clinical benefits of pharmacist-prescribed antihypertensives known for years

Nov 03, 2023
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Opinion
What Will It Take to Get Pregnant Women Vaccinated?

Lifelong education is essential

Nov 02, 2023
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