December 2016 Heart Health

Why Not Legalize All Drugs?

December 15, 2016

Legal Focus

We are undoubtedly in the midst of one of the most devastating drug abuse eras the United States has ever seen. Heroin by itself or, more likely, laced with fentanyl or carfentanil, along with pharmaceutical opioids, is causing thousands of overdoses across our country each year.

How Brown Bagging Can Bring Clarity

December 11, 2016

Brown Bag Consult

Patients who suffer from chronic conditions may be at a higher risk for medical-related errors and adverse events. These patients take a number of different medications, visit a variety of health care providers, and may use more than 1 pharmacy.

Jentadueto XR

December 09, 2016

Rx Product News Profile

The FDA has approved Jentadueto XR (linagliptin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) tablets as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes when treatment with both linagliptin and metformin is appropriate.

Nutritional Supplements for Promoting Cardiovascular Health

December 03, 2016

OTC Focus

According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death among men and women, accounting for an estimated 17.5 million deaths worldwide each year.

"What Do You Have to Lose?" How the Country's Current Mood Will Predict Future Sentiments on Health Reform

December 03, 2016

Editor's Note

It’s now been just over a month since the completion of one of the more unforeseen elections cycles in the history of the United States. For political junkies, the exit polls and final vote tallies provided a number of insights about the mood of America.