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Kids with ADHD at Risk for Eating Disorder
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may be more at risk for binge eating than their peers.
Katie Eder, Senior Editor
Hospitals can now order Actavis’s cerftazidime-avibactam (Avycaz) to treat serious infections in adults.
Grants were awarded to six applicants in the amount of $20,000 each.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Repeated failings to correct violations related to the manufacturing of a medical device has led the FDA to file a consent decree against Medtronic, Inc, and 2 of its officers today.
NACDS expresses support for congressional letters requesting more time for states to implement average manufacturer price-based federal upper limits.
Rachel Lutz
Pharmacists don’t have to learn American Sign Language to effectively communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing patients, but they do need to improve their knowledge, attitudes, and comfort levels.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
Long-term exposure to air pollution may damage brain structures and impair cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Despite increases in liver cirrhosis hospitalizations over the years, the cirrhotic inpatient death rate has dropped 41%.

Association News

Grants were awarded to six applicants in the amount of $20,000 each.
NACDS expresses support for congressional letters requesting more time for states to implement average manufacturer price-based federal upper limits.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores elected new officers, 4 new Executive Committee members, and 5 new Board of Directors members for the coming year.
A consistent theme emerged at the meeting: NACDS’ focus on value and on industry relationships fuel its success.
The proposed new policy reminds pharmacists to verify orders with prescribing veterinarians if there are questions.

Pharmacy Market News

Provides Significant Premium and Immediate Value for Mylan Stockholders and Opportunity to Participate in Upside Potential of Combined Company.
Celgene Committed to Expanding Sustainable Pipeline of Life-Enhancing Medical Innovation to Benefit Cancer Patients.
Board concludes that approach grossly undervalues Mylan, includes low-quality, high-risk Teva stock, and would expose Mylan to a problematic culture and leadership with poor record of delivering shareholder value.

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