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Heath Experts Say Antimicrobial Resistance Could be Worse than COVID

There is no denying the physical and emotional havoc that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought in three short years with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimating the SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for 6,202,800 hospitaliza...
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U.S. Drug Shortages Near an All-Time High, Scarcity of Cancer Drugs

Drug Shortage
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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Pharmacy Forecast: Patients Want Personalized Care, Pharmacogenomics

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The “Pharmacy Next: Health Consumer Medication Trends” survey commissioned by Wolters Kluwer shows that patients in 2023 want personalized m...
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Healthcare Costs Set to Increase in 2023

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Employers will be searching for initiatives to control benefit costs as healthcare costs are set to increase an estimated 7 percent in 2023.
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Importance of Taking Antibiotics within Recommended Doctor Practices

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Antibiotics have often been called a modern miracle for good reason as some argue that in a world without effective antibiotics, global life...
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Traditional Culture Tests vs. PCR Tests

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Traditional culture tests have been around since the birth of microbiology in the 19th century, but innovations in molecular methods such as...
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The 5 Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs in America

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Five of the most prescribed drugs in America all treat different medical conditions but they have one thing in common – they are used by mil...
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Medicare: By the Numbers

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Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older as well as certain younger people with disabilities, was the s...
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Pharmacogenomics and Psychiatry: The Future of Prescribing

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A recent article in The Pharmaceutical Journal argues that pharmacogenetic data can be utilized to prevent adverse drug reactions and improv...
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Overmedication of America: Prescription Drug Use on the Rise

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Americans' use of prescription drugs has skyrocketed in the last decade as about 2 in 3 U.S. adults increasingly take advantage of the 20,00...
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