In the study of communities in Massachusetts with high numbers of opioid overdose deaths, implementation of overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) were associated with a significant reduction in opioid overdose death rates.
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Low-dose contraceptive patch comparable to combination oral contraceptive in safety, tolerability study
A low-dose contraceptive patch is comparable to combination oral contraceptive in a comparative study, according to phase 3 data presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' (ACOG) 60th Annual Clinical Meeting.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioral disorder in children. New formulations of stimulants and nonstimulants allow for individualization of therapy for patients to receive the maximum benefit while minimizing side effects.
Processing a prescription through an electronic ordering system decreases the likelihood of error on that order by 48%, and averts more than 17 million such incidents in US hospitals in 1 year alone.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) specialty drug costs no account for more than two-thirds or MS patients' total cost of care, according to a new study.
Partnering in healthcare seems to be the prevailing wind while achieving access, cost effectiveness, and high quality remains the aim of the industry.
A recent study shows how much physician dispensing is costing states.
A new Institutes of Medicine (IOM) report addresses growing concerns in the global community surrounding the public safety matters of fake and substandard drugs.
A high calcium intake, from diet or the combination of diet and supplements may raise the rate of mortality, especially cardiovascular (CV) mortality.