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2277 Articles Matching "control"

NACDS praises Arkansas e-prescribing law preventing opioid abuse

Mar 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The bill, which requires electronic prescribing of Schedules I through VI controlled substances, goes into effect Jan. 1, 2021. Read More...
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Heart Guidelines Rarely Backed by Good Science

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Less than one in 10 recommendations are based on results from multiple randomized controlled trials (considered the "gold standard"), and that percentage has actually dropped in the past decade, the researchers...
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Survey: PR moving in-house at many organizations

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
As corporate entities seek to maximize content control and minimize spending, they’re ditching outside guidance. Agencies with niche specializations appear likeliest to survive the trend. Tightening budgets and greater control over content are key reasons why organizations are bringing PR efforts in-house. The trend, documented in the 2019 JOTW Communications Survey (conducted in partnership with Ned […] The post Survey: PR moving in-house at many organizations appeared first on Health...
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Survey: PR moving in-house at many organizations

Mar 15, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
As corporate entities seek to maximize content control and minimize spending, they’re ditching outside guidance. Agencies with niche specializations appear likeliest to survive the...
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Walgreens Boots Alliance names finance exec

Mar 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens Boots Alliance has named Heather Dixon senior vice president, global controller and chief accounting officer effective March 18. Read More...
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Are Some Birth Control Methods Doomed to Fail?

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
A gene variant that breaks down hormones in birth control could be the culprit, researchers...
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Jardiance vs. Fortamet, Glucophage, Glucophage XR

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Fortamet, Glucophage, and Glucophage XR (metformin hydrochloride) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus....
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At least 228 measles cases have been reported in the US this year, CDC says

Mar 13, 2019 , CNN Health
At least 228 cases of measles have been reported since January 1 in the United States, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Jardiance vs. Invokana

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Invokana (canagliflozin) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes...
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Jardiance vs. Janumet

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Janumet (sitagliptin/metformin HCl) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes...
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Your birth control may fail if you have this genetic variant, research suggests

Mar 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Your genetic makeup can affect how well different medicines work, and new research explores whether that's true for hormonal contraceptives....
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National Poison Prevention Week Is March 17-23; Tips For Parents And Caregivers On Avoiding A Trip To The Emergency Department

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Ann Slattery, DrPH, RN, RPh, DABAT, is director of the Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama. She is available for interviews about posion prevention tips for parents and caregivers. The Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama celebrated its 60th year in 2018. Foun......
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Jardiance vs. Victoza

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Victoza (liraglutide [rDNA origin]) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes...
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Jardiance vs. Trulicity

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Trulicity (dulaglutide) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjunctd to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus....
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Poor Asthma Control Tied to Worse School Performance

Mar 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Poor Asthma Control Tied to Worse School PerformanceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Poor Asthma Control Can Mean Worse Grades for Kids

Mar 12, 2019 , WebMD
Students with a greater number of daily asthma symptoms had more absences, less school work completed and poorer quality work, the study...
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Kids with asthma may struggle in school

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids with asthma may struggle more in school when their symptoms aren't well-controlled, and minority students with this breathing disorder are more likely to fall behind than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests....
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Academic Performance Of Urban Children With Asthma Worse Than Peers Without Asthma

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Living in an urban area can negatively affect asthma outcomes – particularly for children. A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) shows that urban children with poorly controlled asthma, partic......
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Control Your Blood Pressure to Head Off Serious Health Problems

Mar 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Control Your Blood Pressure to Head Off Serious Health ProblemsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Moderate Muscle Strength May Lower Risk For Type 2 Diabetes

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95% have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research shows building muscle strength may be one way to lower risk for the disease. The study of more than 4,500 adults found moderate muscle mass reduced the risk fo......
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