Latest News

Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Around the world, health care groups and policy makers are scrambling to implement reasonable, effective measures so that treatment is available when patients need it.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
The FDA has approved a novel fixed-dose combination therapy indicated to treat hyperuricemia in patients with uncontrolled gout.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
The results of a recent survey suggest Americans are increasingly likely to receive their flu vaccination this year.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Although asthma prevalence and death rates have decreased overall, the prevalence of lung conditions worldwide has increased between 1990 and 2015, according to the results of the 2015 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
In 2 reviews recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers analyzed ongoing studies aimed at plant-based cannabis’ medicinal benefits, including use in chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Overall, influenza vaccines reduced the number of influenza illnesses in the 2015-2016 season. However, the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) was shown to be ineffective in children during this time, according to a recently-published study.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Home-based HIV test kits could be an effective strategy in curbing the epidemic by reaching individuals who have never been tested, new findings suggest.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
The investigators hope the study leads to earlier HIV testing and related prenatal care.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
The CDC Health Alert Network issued a health advisory identifying an increase in reported cases of cyclosporiasis in summer 2017.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
A recently-published study has indicated that a new antibiotic may have the potential to treat gonorrhea.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Officials with the FDA have issued a safety alert advising health care professionals and patients against the use of any liquid product manufactured by PharmaTech LLC, Davie, Florida, due to possible Burkholderia cepacia contamination.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Nurse practitioners (NPs) can effectively treat patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV), according to a study recently published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Features

News & Views

It’s hard to believe that although summer has not yet officially begun, those of us in retail health are already thinking about back-to-school time.

Feature Focus: Case Study

Acute conjunctivitis, or “pink eye,” is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the clear thin mucous membrane lining the inner eyelids and covering the sclerae.

Practitioner to Practitioner

In recent years, nursing and advanced practice nursing have made great strides in the public’s awareness of their profession.

Drug-Drug Interactions

As with any pharmacologic class, central nervous system stimulants carry the risk of potential drug interactions that can be pharmacokinetic or pharmacodynamic.

Business Focus

Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs), both rapidly growing professions, stand poised to help alleviate the ever-increasing health care provider shortfall. The NP workforce increased by 75% from 2000 to 2011, and presently, there are 222,000 licensed NPs in the United States.

Practitioner to Practitioner

This article was sponsored by Nature Made Nutritional Products.

The Educated Patient

Kristen Marjama, DNP, FNP-BC
The National Health Interview Survey in 2014 estimated that 17.7 million adults and 6.3 million children had asthma.
Mary McCormack, MSN, APNC, MPH
The World Gastroenterology Organization describes the prevalence of celiac disease as a “statistical iceberg” in today’s health climate.
Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP-B-C
Diabetic retinopathy causes more losses of vision worldwide than any other eye disease, affecting 33% of the 285 million individuals suffering from diabetes.
Janet Gilbreath, DNP, MBA, MSN, FNP-BC
Head lice are 6-legged insects about the size of a sesame seed that cling to the scalp and neck and survive by feeding on human blood.

Current Issue

$AD300x250BB$
$vacMongoViewPlus$ $vAR$
Contemporary Clinic
MJH Associates
American Journal of Managed Care
Cure
MD Magazine
ONCLive
OTCGuide
Pharmacy Times
Specialty Pharmacy Times
Targeted Oncology
About Us
Advertise
Careers
Contact Us
Feedback
Privacy
Terms & Conditions
Pharmacy Healthcare & Communications, LLC
2 Clarke Drive
Suite 100
Cranbury, NJ 08512
P: 609-716-7777
F: 609-257-0701

Copyright Contemporary Clinic 2017
Pharmacy Healthcare & Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved.