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The Evolution of PGx: Unraveling the Power of Pharmacogenomics Testing

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world witnessed an unprecedented global health crisis that challenged healthcare systems and underscored the importance of personalized and precision medicine.
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Heath Experts Say Antimicrobial Resistance Could be Worse than COVID

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There is no denying the physical and emotional havoc that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought in three short years with the Centers for Diseas...
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Pharmacogenomic Testing in Children

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Pharmacogenomic testing (PGx) in children for complex cases beats trial and error, according to research presented by Pharmacy Practice News...
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U.S. Drug Shortages Near an All-Time High, Scarcity of Cancer Drugs

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Drug shortages in the U.S. healthcare systems are approaching an all-time high with an alarming scarcity of drugs to treat cancer patients.
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FDA Approves First Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccine

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved earlier this month the first vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a highly contagio...
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Lab Tests and Insurance: A Crucial Component of American Healthcare

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Lab tests play a vital role in the American healthcare system, aiding in disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
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How Accurate is Pharmacogenetic (PGx) Testing?

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Pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing can be highly accurate in identifying genetic variants that may affect an individual's response to certain med...
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Defining “Senior Care” and the Elder Care Challenges Society Must Face

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As America’s population continues to age, there are many challenges that senior care providers and policymakers will need to address in the ...
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The Different Types of Genetic Tests

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Some say that the human genome is the only data set in healthcare that does not change, and that helps explain the recent popularity of gene...
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Types of “Care Facilities” in 2023 Includes Nursing Homes and More

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In the United States, it is estimated that 7 out of 10 seniors will require assisted living or long term care (LTC) at some point in their l...
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