• Pharmacy Week in Review: July 24, 2015
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  • Emergency Contraception Use Growing Among Teen Girls
  • Common Hormonal Disorder Increases Disease and Hospitalization Risk
  • Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Factor Xa Inhibitor Has Stern Renal Function Warning
  • Insulin Pens: Improving Adherence and Reducing Costs

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DEA to Lead Another Drug Take-Back Day
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Expanding upon efforts to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced plans for the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Naloxone expanded-access provisions that recently took effect in Colorado practically push pharmacists to provide the opioid overdose antidote to anyone requesting it.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
As many as 1 in 10 health care providers prescribe antibiotics for almost every patient they see with a cold or bronchitis, despite the fact that antibiotics are not effective against these viral infections.
Rachel Lutz
With biosimilars set to enter the US health care market, pharmacists will soon have new factors to consider when selecting and dispensing products.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Measles and mumps immunity levels among US Air Force recruits don’t seem high enough to prevent disease outbreak.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
With more than one-third of US adults regularly using the Internet to self-diagnose, there has been a proliferation of online symptom checkers offering streamlined medical advice.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
The benefits of extending warfarin treatment following a first episode of pulmonary embolism (PE) are not sustained after discontinuation of oral anticoagulation.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
The entire July 2015 issue of Heart Failure Clinics is devoted to team-based care.
Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
The 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for determining statin eligibility more accurately identify increased risk of cardiovascular events.

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