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Cheaper topical steroids could lead to potential health care and out-of-pocket savings

Cheaper topical steroids could lead to potential health care and out-of-pocket savings

Cordant's drug take-back program helps patients to safely dispose unwanted prescription medications

Cordant's drug take-back program helps patients to safely dispose unwanted prescription medications

Study finds increase in number of prescriptions filled for chronic conditions after Medicaid expansion

Study finds increase in number of prescriptions filled for chronic conditions after Medicaid expansion

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

JAPhA articles highlight role of pharmacists in controlling opioid crisis

JAPhA articles highlight role of pharmacists in controlling opioid crisis

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated

Medicare's prescription drug benefit program reduced elderly mortality by 2.2%, study shows

Medicare's prescription drug benefit program reduced elderly mortality by 2.2%, study shows

Non-elderly cancer survivors more likely to change prescription drug use for financial reasons, study finds

Non-elderly cancer survivors more likely to change prescription drug use for financial reasons, study finds

New article highlights prevalence of nonmedical prescription drug use among young people

New article highlights prevalence of nonmedical prescription drug use among young people

Common drug for high blood pressure repurposed to treat soft tissue sarcoma in Europe

Common drug for high blood pressure repurposed to treat soft tissue sarcoma in Europe

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Common anti-cholesterol drugs show promise for reducing Alzheimer's disease risk

Common anti-cholesterol drugs show promise for reducing Alzheimer's disease risk

PinnacleHealth’s initiative helps reduce opioid prescriptions in primary care setting

PinnacleHealth’s initiative helps reduce opioid prescriptions in primary care setting

Study examines link between employment status and nonmedical use of prescription opioids

Study examines link between employment status and nonmedical use of prescription opioids

Study finds high rates of marijuana use among Baby Boomers

Study finds high rates of marijuana use among Baby Boomers

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

Ascensia Diabetes Care supports World Diabetes Day by launching global social media awareness campaign

Ascensia Diabetes Care supports World Diabetes Day by launching global social media awareness campaign

AMCC to raise awareness about dangers of prescription drug abuse across the U.S.

AMCC to raise awareness about dangers of prescription drug abuse across the U.S.

Simple picures could help seniors understand medication instructions

Simple picures could help seniors understand medication instructions

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts