FDA Launches Revised Drug Disposal Webpage

April 26, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a revised drug disposal webpage April 23.  read more

National Small Business Week Starts April 29

April 25, 2018

This year’s annual National Small Business Week (NSBW) is April 29 – May 5.  read more

Fall Flu Vaccine Will Be 20 Percent Effective, Study Predicts

April 24, 2018

This fall’s flu vaccine won’t be any more effective than last fall’s for the dominant circulating strain of influenza A, according to a study published by Rice University April 19.  read more

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is April 28

April 23, 2018

This year’s annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, hosted by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  read more

Pharmacist-Administered Vaccination Saves Patients Time and Money, Study Shows

April 20, 2018

Patients could save time and money if pharmacists could administer all vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), according to a study published April 17 by the Pacific Research Institute.  read more

DEA to Share Painkiller Prescription Information with 48 States

April 19, 2018

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced April 17 that it reached a prescription drug information sharing agreement with 48 states.  read more

Physicians Identify Medication Adherence as Biggest Data Gap, Survey Shows

April 18, 2018

Eighty-three percent of physicians said access to medication adherence information is a high priority, according to a new survey by SureScripts.  read more

Researchers Discover a Potential Key to Make Influenza Vaccines More Effective

April 17, 2018

Researchers have uncovered a key to current influenza vaccines ineffectiveness, according to a study published in the journal Cell April 5.  read more

FDA Takes Steps to Protect Consumers From Dietary Supplements with High Levels of Caffeine

April 16, 2018

The FDA wants to better protect consumers from potentially dangerous dietary supplements containing highly concentrated and pure levels of caffeine.  read more

Non-Optimized Medication Therapy Costs U.S. $528.4 Billion Annually, Study Finds

April 13, 2018

Non-optimized medications, including medication nonadherence, cost the U.S. $528.4 billion in 2016, according to a new study.  read more