My mom is taking too much medicine. What can we do?

DEAR SENIOR SAVY: My 75-year-old mom is currently taking 16 different prescription and over-the-counter medications, and I’m worried she’s taking too many medications. Can you suggest any resources that can help us? – worried girl DEAR CONCERNS: Sadly, millions of older Americans take far too many medications today, increasing their …

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UN HealthWise Pharmacy Now Offers Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines

Benjamin Rush, 8, and his grandfather, George Gulbis, enjoying play time in the pharmacy skills lab after Benjamin received his first COVID-19 vaccine. Ohio Northern University’s HealthWise Pharmacy administers Pfizer-branded pediatric COVID-19 vaccines on campus for children ages 5 to 11, by appointment only. Parents can register their child to …

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Rethinking Mental Health Treatment Using Clinical Virtual Reality –

Skip Rizzo, PhD, Research Director for Medical Virtual Reality at the Institute for Creative Technologies (USC ICT) at the University of Southern California, explains how his BRAVEMIND Virtual Reality (VR) Therapy is changing the treatment of PTSD and how pharma can benefit from clinical VR. “There is a strong evidence …

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Various satellite images refine our image of the Earth | Health and science

Being able to accurately detect changes to the Earth’s surface using satellite imagery can help with everything from climate change research and agriculture to human migration patterns and non-proliferation. nuclear. But until recently, it was not possible to flexibly integrate images from multiple types of sensors, for example, those that …

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‘Hands off the insulin supply’: Schumer tells GOP not to tamper with affordable diabetic drug plan in Build Back Better program

Subscribe to our Policy NewsletterNY for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer blasted Republicans on Sunday for considering cutting supplies of affordable insulin for diabetics as the Senate begins to consider, and possibly …

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Increased incapacity for work, comorbid burden associated with concomitant psoriasis, RP

Results presented at the 2021 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting showed that patients with concomitant psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (RP) reported an increased incidence of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes, as well as a higher probability of incapacity for work than those with only psoriasis. According to results presented at …

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Colorado Mountain College Solves Pharmacy Technician Shortage With New Program

A new program at Colorado Mountain College could help fill pharmacy technician positions in the state, a spokesperson for the university said. “Most pharmacies in all of our CMC service areas hire at least two technicians at this point,” said Amy Connerton, CMC pharmacy technician program director and associate professor, …

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CDC Approves Covid Vaccine Booster Injections for All Adults

Health officials in many of those countries, and now the United States, see booster shots as a way to bolster defenses against a stubborn enemy and gain the upper hand in the pandemic. France, for example, has made reminders mandatory for people over 65 who wish to obtain a health …

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New guideline shows advice on 3 drugs for early treatment of Parkinson’s disease

The guidelines for the treatment of movement problems in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease have been updated. New treatment recommendations from the American Academy of Neurology focus on dopamine drugs, which increase dopamine levels or mimic the effects of dopamine. Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that …

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Drug Enforcement Administration and Telepharmacy Practices

Related practices and jurisdictions Friday, November 19, 2021 On November 17, 2021, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued an advance notice of regulatory proposal (the Notice) regarding its potential development of telepharmacy regulations. Specifically, the notice seeks input from state regulators, professional associations, industry participants and the general …

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