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Hepatitis C Rapid Diagnostic Test Could Improve Diagnosis Rates
Majority of people with chronic hepatitis C are unaware of the infection.
Demographics and characteristics can raise red flags about the likelihood to abuse prescription drugs.
An opinion piece looks at alternative options for government involvement in drug costs.
Partnership between Clearbrdige BioMedics and John Wayne Cancer Institute will initially focus on melanoma.
Study suggests link between diabetes and exposure to DDT, PCBs, and perfluoroalkyl.  
Opioid use has increased along with the rising number of Americans reporting chronic pain in recent years.
Proton pump inhibitors and histamine receptor-2 blockers have damaging effects on the kidneys. 
Approximately 12,000 first strokes could be prevented through optimal drug prescribing.
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From the Journals

This study explores the impact of a Medicare Part D formulary tier change, specifically with respect to branded insulin products, on insulin adherence, hemoglobin A1C, and diabetes-related events in elderly diabetic beneficiaries strategies for selection of appropriate and cost-effective therapy will also be discussed.
This study assesses comparative resource use for patients given a new diagnosis of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation treated with dabigatran or warfarin in a real-world setting.
This retrospective study compared the treatment patterns of ustekinumab with recommended maintenance administration every 12 weeks, with adalimumab and etanercept, administered weekly or every other week, for the treatment of plaque psoriasis.
This study presents the first information available regarding enablement and use by state and area characteristics of electronic prescribing of controlled substances by prescribers and pharmacy systems in from an e-prescribing network.
This manuscript addresses pharmacist understanding of and/or involvement with the Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program (HACRP) at their institutions.
The role of Pharmacy and Therapeutic committees in formulary creations raises concerns.
This study examines variations in overall use, and potentially inappropriate use, of non-warfarin direct-acting oral anticoagulants across sites within the Veterans Health Administration.
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