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Officials from the FDA have approved Foamix Pharmaceuticals’ minocycline (AMZEEQ) topical foam, 4% for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. and is the first leading cause of cancer death among women globally. Even with our recent strides in science in the past decade, it is still crucial to understand the warning signs and ways to lower your risk of breast cancer.
Officials with the FDA today approved single-dose baloxavir marboxil (Xofluza, Genentech) for use in patients who are at a high risk of developing influenza-related complications, according to a press release.
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Marilyn Bulloch, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM
Vaccines for the 2019-2020 Northern Hemisphere saw updates to both the H3N2 and H1N1 influenza A strains, which had not been updated in a couple of years.
Jill Murphy, Assistant Editor
Officials from the FDA have approved Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s asenapine (Secuado) transdermal system, which is the first-and-only transdermal patch for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia, according to the company.
A study posted in JAMA Pediatrics evaluated the efficacy and safety of varenicline tartrate for smoking cessation in adolescents and young adults. Compared with the placebo, varenicline tartrate was well-tolerated, but did not improve end-of-treatment abstinence.
Jill Murphy, Assistant Editor
RSV is defined as a common respiratory virus that causes mild, cold-like symptoms. This virus can be serious, especially in infants and older adults.
This weekly video program provides our readers with an in-depth review of the latest news, product approvals, FDA rulings, and more. Our Week in Review is a can't miss for the busy pharmacy professional.
Jill Murphy, Assistant Editor
A recent study has revealed that just under half of the US population fears random mass shootings and terrorist attacks.
Aislinn Antrim, Assistant Editor
Even after receiving an offer or referral from a health care provider, approximately a third of pregnant women remained unvaccinated.
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Researchers found that increasing treatment coverage for eating disorders (ED) could substantially reduce the mortality associated with common psychiatric disorders.


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Clinicians should recommend routine yearly influenza vaccinations for everyone 6 months or older who has no contraindications for the 2019-2020 influenza season starting at the end of October, according to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

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There are many different causes of throat discomfort, but patients commonly associate a sore throat with an infection and may think that they need antibiotics. This unfortunately leads to unnecessary antibiotic prescribing when clinicians do not apply evidence-based practice.

Practitioner to Practitioner

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Practitioners should get a detailed medical history and conduct a thorough physical to treat sinus infections.
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