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Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
The term “women’s health” shouldn’t be limited to reproductive matters.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Acute coronary syndrome is one of the many diseases and disorders that becomes more common with advancing age.
Meghan Ross, Senior Associate Editor
Health care providers continue to prescribe ketoconazole (Nizoral) tablets off-label for skin and nail fungal infections, despite the fact that these unapproved uses carry potentially deadly risks.
Rachel Lutz
Tweets about asthma could provide clues to asthma-related emergency room visits.
Meghan Ross, Senior Associate Editor
Pharmacy schools may want to consider placing a greater focus on HIV education, since a new study suggests there’s still HIV stigma among some pharmacy students.
Rachel Lutz
Patient satisfaction is based on more than just time spent with a single health care provider.
Meghan Ross, Senior Associate Editor
Patients with urothelial carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer, now have a new treatment option.
Meghan Ross, Senior Associate Editor
One of the passengers on EgyptAir flight MS804 that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea may have been a pharmacist.
Pharmacy Week in Review: May 20, 2016
This weekly video program provides our readers with an in-depth review of the latest news, product approvals, FDA rulings and more.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
The transition from an acute hospitalization back into the community introduces ample opportunities for medication errors, and HIV patients who need dosage adjustments and intense monitoring are particularly liable to them.

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ENTRESTO™ (sacubitril/valsartan) tablets 24/26 mg, 49/51 mg, 97/103 mg, from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, are a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker and a novel neprilysin inhibitor, indicated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalization for heart failure in patients with chronic heart failure (New York Heart Association class II through IV) and reduced ejection fraction.

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Dry eye is a common disorder that occurs when the eye does not produce enough tears, when tears evaporate too quickly, or if there is an abnormality in the production of mucus or lipids normally found in the tear layer.
Although coughing can be annoying, it is the body’s way of clearing the throat and airways and helps to prevent infection.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in individuals older than 65 years and affects more than 5 million Americans.
Arthritis is a general term that covers more than 100 diseases and related conditions.
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