Medications

The MAT clinic in Jamestown under construction

SEQUIM – The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Medication Assisted Treatment Clinic will not see patients until March 2022. “We will tentatively complete construction by the end of the year,” said Brent Simcosky, director of tribal health services, in an interview earlier this month on the drug-assisted treatment clinic site ( MAT) …

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Portman and Durbin Biparty Bill to Save Seniors and Taxpayers Costs Billions of Dollars in Prescription Drugs Passed by Senate as Biparty Infrastructure Legislation

Reimbursement Act Resolves Wasted Medicare Spending On Discarded Drugs From Over-Sized Single-Dose Drug Bottles August 10, 2021 | Press Releases WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced their bipartisan bill to reduce unnecessary spending on discarded drugs resulting from single-use drug vials excessively …

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Best Flea And Tick Medication For Dogs WJHL

Which Flea and Tick Medication is Best for Dogs? To give your loving dog the happiest and healthiest life possible, he must protect himself from parasites and potential illnesses. Fleas and ticks are two of the most common nuisances to your furry friends, causing serious discomfort and illness, and even …

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GoodRx savings increase pharmacy visits and customers

SANTA MONICA, Calif., August 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – BonRx, Inc. (NASDAQ: GDRX), America’s leading resource for health savings, today shared the results of a recent consumer survey showing the company’s impact on pharmacy retailers. The results indicate that GoodRx helps pharmacies increase sales by increasing in-store foot traffic, improving …

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Migraine management: role of the pharmacist

Mark Percifield, PharmD: Jennifer, what would you describe as some of the pharmacist’s key roles in migraine treatment? Jennifer L. Mazan, PharmD: When a patient comes to see a pharmacist about a migraine, it is important to ask lots of questions first, to know what is going on with the …

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For low-income patients, providing home health care

When Fernando Gallegos arrived at his patient’s – a delivery of medication and a standard check-in – he found the man frantic. Her patient had accidentally overturned her pill containers, spilling their contents on the floor. Legally blind and barely able to see colors and shapes, he had been unable …

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Signs of an opioid overdose and how to help it

An opioid overdose can happen when a person takes too high a dose, mixes opioids with other substances, or takes opioids that a doctor has prescribed for someone else. An opioid overdose requires immediate medical attention because it can be fatal. Anyone who suffers or witnesses an overdose should call …

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce risk of virus death

The study was led by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and was published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLOS ONE. Statins are generally prescribed to help lower blood cholesterol levels by blocking liver enzymes responsible for the production of cholesterol. The Centers for Disease …

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Maine lawmakers must stand up to Big Pharma

About 9,000 Mainers receive the horrific news each year that they have some form of cancer. In 2016, one of those Mainers was a young woman from Limestone, who learned she had breast cancer. About 9,000 Mainers receive the horrific news each year that they have some form of cancer. …

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Beyond drugs – Center for American Progress

Join the conversation on Twitter using #HumanizingHIVRresponse. On July 13, 2010, the Obama administration released the National HIV / AIDS Strategy (NHAS), the country’s first comprehensive roadmap to tackle the HIV epidemic. The strategy provided concrete targets on reducing new transmissions and increasing access to prevention, treatment and care. A …

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Man pleads guilty to money laundering

CAMDEN – A money laundering operation has been shut down and a pharmaceutical sales representative faces charges according to acting US lawyer Rachael A. Honig. Honig announced that Paul Camarda, 39, of Holmdel, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler of the Camden Federal Court, to admitting to …

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Insurers Shouldn’t Play Doctor | Editorial

The treatment of neurological diseases, like many other diseases, is complex and nuanced and requires specialized knowledge. Treatments are not necessarily interchangeable. What works for one patient with epilepsy or multiple sclerosis may not work for another with the same disease. Evaluating the best treatment involves knowing the patients, their …

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Alyssa Milano talks about mental health and medication

Alyssa Milano has put an end to a social media troll who spoke ironically about her mental health issues. “Did you forget to take your medication? The user asked in one of his videos. “First of all, no, I didn’t forget to take my medication,” Milano, 48, replied frankly. in …

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An honest conversation about gaining weight

Finding the right treatment is essential for managing our mental health, but one factor that can hurt our self-esteem and potentially deter people from sticking to their plans can be weight changes. Here, we explore how to navigate mental health medications when weight changes may be triggered, and how to …

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An antidepressant plus an antipsychotic can cause cardiometabolic complications

American Diabetes Association (ADA) 81st Scientific Session New Study Says Concurrent Treatment With Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) And Second Generation Antipsychotics (SGA) For Mental Health Disorders in children can have negative effects on cardiometabolic health. Investigators noted that although treatment with either drug has been associated with cardiometabolic complications …

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Cannabis and drug interactions – Greenway Magazine

Thinking of ditching herbal pills? Are you a new MMJ patient who doesn’t know much about cannabis other than the fact that it gets you high? Or maybe you are concerned about how medical marijuana will interact with your other medications. We understood. You need the confidence to take the …

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Symptoms, causes, risk factors and more

Drug Induced Hypersensitivity Syndrome (DIHS) is a severe reaction to drugs that can cause serious problems in many different body systems. In some cases, the disease can lead to complications that can lead to death. DIHS is rare. But since it can get so serious, it’s important to understand which …

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OVI and prescription drugs – Wilmington News Journal

Many people take prescription drugs every day: According to a Georgetown University study, more than 131 million people, or two in three adults in the United States. Approximately 200,000 people in Ohio are registered as patients under the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. Far more people than that consume marijuana …

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Balancing bipolar drugs and their side effects

Bipolar disorder, in which people may experience acute mood episodes, is primarily treated with medication. Manic episodes may be more severe in bipolar 2 disorder and less severe, or hypomanic, in bipolar 1 disorder. Supportive therapies can also help significantly. These include: talk therapy welfare lifestyle strategies There are two …

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CareDx to acquire Transplant Hero drug management app

What you should know: – CareDx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNA), a leading precision medicine company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value healthcare solutions for transplant patients and caregivers, today announced it has acquired Transplant Hero LLC, a New York-based provider of a mobile application addressing the …

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What is mermaid syndrome?

Mermaid syndrome, or sirenomelia, is a collection of genetic abnormalities that cause a baby to be born with fused limbs, which can look like a mermaid’s tail. The condition is very rare, with only 300 reports of this condition occurring in the world and is often fatal. Mermaid syndrome is …

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HIV epidemic: 40 years later

On June 5, the United States and the rest of the world marked a dark milestone: the 40th anniversary of the HIV epidemic. While the virus has claimed the lives of around 35 million people over the past 40 years, an end may be in sight as biopharmaceutical researchers continue …

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Parkinsonism: types, causes and more

Many of us are familiar with Parkinson’s disease, but the term parkinsonism may not be so familiar. Parkinsonism is a term for a group of neurological disorders that cause difficulty in movement. Some of the defining symptoms of parkinsonism include: Parkinson’s disease is the most common type of parkinsonism. It’s …

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DiRECT analysis supports antihypertensive withdrawal before a very low calorie diet

medwireNews: Blood pressure (BP) drops dramatically when people with type 2 diabetes follow a low-calorie diet, and stopping antihypertensive drugs immediately has few harmful effects, according to DiRECT investigators. “The withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs was initially a concern for some general practitioners [general practitioners] in practices participating in DiRECT, do …

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10 of the best CBD oils for diabetes

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural compound that comes from the Cannabis sativa plant. It can help treat diabetes. However, using CBD products can come with risks, and CBD may not be suitable for people with certain health conditions or those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. There is currently no cure …

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Global Hair Loss Drugs Market 2021 Overview by Industry Size, Key Trends, Drivers, Growth and Forecast to 2026 – KSU

The latest credible market research on Global Hair Loss Drugs Market Growth 2020-2025 highlights an in-depth analysis of the world market situation, giving several advantages and improving absorption adoption among several industrial users. The report provides a market overview, study objectives, product definition, and market concentration. The report is surprisingly …

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What is the difference? – Forbes Health

Teletherapy and Telepsychiatry are telemental health services that use videophone (like Zoom), phone calls, or other messaging systems to facilitate communication between mental health professionals and their patients. Several studies suggest that partnering with a knowledgeable and trained mental health professional can almost provide an equally satisfying outcome for in-person …

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Investigators ask for more information on Delia Young

To stay up to date with the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and get news straight to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – Nine days have passed since 13-year-old Delia Young went missing and investigators from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office are urging people …

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Health leaders say lack of communication between prescribers, pharmacists is the biggest problem in drug management

One in four respondents – including healthcare providers, hospital / healthcare system executives, payers, advocacy groups and academics – said the biggest problem was professional silos that prevent care integrated patient-centered. When asked what is the biggest problem in drug management in particular, most chose the lack of communication between …

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COVID-19 scan for May 24, 2021

Age and health issues linked to severity of COVID in pregnant women Increased age and underlying medical conditions were associated with a greater likelihood of more serious COVID-19 infections in pregnant women, according to a study late last week in Clinical infectious diseases. Researchers used the Mothers and Babies Emerging …

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What they do, their uses, side effects, etc.

An albuterol nebulizer relieves muscle tightness in the airways to help a person breathe more easily. The nebulizer turns the liquid medicine into a mist, helping it reach the lungs faster. In general, nebulizers are a good way for people to give medicine to children, as all they have to …

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Are COVID-19 Drugs Safe During Pregnancy?

Most of the drugs tested today in clinical trials for the treatment of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been reused from other indications. These are usually not tested in pregnant women. A new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, summarizes what is known about the safety of these drugs …

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Neonatal seizures: when should treatment stop?

Keeping newborns on antiepileptic therapy after stopping acute neonatal seizures did not change developmental outcomes or prevent epilepsy, a comparative efficacy study showed. No difference was observed in functional neurodevelopment at 24 months of age in children whose anticonvulsant therapy was discontinued versus maintenance after resolution of acute symptomatic neonatal …

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A new medicine gave my daughter her mornings back

Recently, I wrote about our family’s periodic need to assess the medication protocol. It helps us understand what works and what doesn’t. I am the babysitter of our 16 year old daughter, Grace, who has Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS). It is important that I contact her to determine what medications …

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Lung Disease Drugs Tackle Side Effects of Mesothelioma

Posted on May 24, 2021 Patients diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma face frightening and life-threatening symptoms, as well as others that affect their quality of life. The combination of the two creates a level of misery that leads to depression and, for some, withdrawal. A doctor from the UK came …

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