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ChatGPT Flubbed Drug Information Questions

— Researchers say the AI tool is not yet accurate enough for consumer or pharmacist questions

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Inappropriate Aspirin Use Continues, Research Suggests

Two single-center studies show recommendations may not be followed

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Cost Hurdles Can Keep Patients From Accessing GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Pharmacists can intervene to educate, assist with cost, two studies suggest

Dec 05, 2023
Pharmacists Can Spur Switch to Recommended Drugs for Diabetes Patients With CVD

Intervention persuaded VA physicians to adjust care, helped lower HbA1c

Dec 04, 2023
Gaming the Patent System Can Keep Biosimilars Off the Market for Decades

Sean Tu, PhD, JD, explains trade secret laws and patent laws for biologics

Dec 04, 2023
Pharmacists Can Spur Switch to Recommended Drugs for Diabetes Patients With CVD

Intervention persuaded VA physicians to adjust care, helped lower HbA1c

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Rare Syndrome After COVID Vaccines Described

"Long vax" events often include neurologic symptoms

Dec 01, 2023
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Texas Sues Pfizer Over Vax Claims; Dr. Rand Paul to the Rescue; Kid Pneumonia Cases

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Dec 01, 2023
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Ask Your Patients: 'Have You Gotten Your Annual COVID Shot?'

Primary care providers should broach this topic with all patients

Nov 28, 2023
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Opinion
'Pharmageddon': The Pharmacy Labor Crisis

Pharmacist Shane Jerominski on the push for pharmacy unionization in the U.S.

Nov 22, 2023
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Opinion
When Pharmacists Are Stretched Thin, Safety Concerns Rise, Activist Says

"If I'm not counseling patients on new prescriptions, an easy medication error can happen"

Nov 21, 2023
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Nudging Parents Plus Auditing Providers Increased HPV Vaccine Uptake in Tweens

Interventions worked best in combination, according to cluster randomized trial

Nov 20, 2023
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Live Shingles Vaccine and Waning Immunity; Semaglutide and CV Events

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Nov 18, 2023
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Statins Reach More Patients With Pharmacist's Orders

Asynchronous automated order approach boosts statin prescribing

Nov 14, 2023
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IG Live November 15: Is 'Pharmageddon' Here?

Pharmacist speaks on recent walkouts, calling for more resources and safer conditions

Nov 14, 2023
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CDC Issues Health Advisory; Paxlovid Rebound Rates; More Lawyers for Vaccine Claims

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Nov 14, 2023
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Opinion
Personal Beliefs May Skew Pandemic Memories and Deepen Polarization

Biased recall may be a threat to future crisis preparedness and response

Nov 10, 2023
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Home Remedy for COVID; 'Salty' Seizure Scare; Vax Exemptions Hit Record High

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Nov 10, 2023
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MedPod Today: So-Called 'Abortion Reversal'; CMS Cuts; Tinnitus After COVID Vax

app reporters offer further insights on these recently covered topics

Nov 10, 2023
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Antidepressants and Sex; Unionizing Pharmacy Workers; What Head Lice Can Tell Us

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Nov 09, 2023
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