CDC Approves Covid Vaccine Booster Injections for All Adults

Health officials in many of those countries, and now the United States, see booster shots as a way to bolster defenses against a stubborn enemy and gain the upper hand in the pandemic. France, for example, has made reminders mandatory for people over 65 who wish to obtain a health …

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New guideline shows advice on 3 drugs for early treatment of Parkinson’s disease

The guidelines for the treatment of movement problems in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease have been updated. New treatment recommendations from the American Academy of Neurology focus on dopamine drugs, which increase dopamine levels or mimic the effects of dopamine. Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that …

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Drug Enforcement Administration and Telepharmacy Practices

Related practices and jurisdictions Friday, November 19, 2021 On November 17, 2021, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued an advance notice of regulatory proposal (the Notice) regarding its potential development of telepharmacy regulations. Specifically, the notice seeks input from state regulators, professional associations, industry participants and the general …

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Emory Receives Transformation Grant to Establish New Goizueta @Emory Brain Health Institute | Emory University

The Goizueta Foundation has pledged $ 50 million to Emory University to create the Goizueta Institute @Emory Brain Health, renaming the landmark initiative announced in May 2021 to Emory Brain Health Personalized Medicine Institute. Led by Emory’s world-class brain health clinical and research teams, the Goizueta Institute @Emory Brain Health …

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American students find it difficult to read. Experts share what they know that can help

Students across the United States have struggled to read for some time, and new studies show the pandemic has only made things worse for some children. But new state policies, teacher training programs and classroom practices are showing signs of success in helping some children catch up. This month, more …

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Be Aware of Antibiotics: Detailed Drug Literature Helps Effectiveness | Characteristics

Antibiotics save lives, but their overuse and abuse can put patients at unnecessary risk of preventable side effects and drug-resistant infections. FirstHealth of the Carolinas will join other healthcare networks and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from November 18-24 to participate in Antibiotic Awareness Week. The …

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Community development contribution session for the Town of Marinette which will take place this evening

Join the Town of Marinette as they host a Community Development Plan Contribution Session to discuss and develop a plan that will assess current conditions that pose a threat to the health and well-being of the community and establish clear goals and policies for the next five years to improve …

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Pitt and Mellon Foundation announce $ 100 million bioproduction and research center in Hazelwood Green

The University of Pittsburgh will build a massive bioproduction facility in Hazelwood Green with a $ 100 million donation from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The project, known as Pitt BioForge, will bring all stages of life science innovation together under one roof to develop new cell and gene therapies …

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ABBY: Drugs put a stop to patient’s love life | Lifestyles

OF THE ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION FOR BROADCAST: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 CHER ABBY by Abigail Van Buren MEDICINES PUT A SHOCK ABSORBER ON THE PATIENT’S LOVING LIFE DEAR ABBY: I’ve been dealing with anxiety and depression for decades, but I’m finally taking a drug that works for me. I’m in …

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New analytics tool provides insights into hospital drug use and spending in Western Australia

Health Support Services, the shared service hub that supports WA’s public health system in Australia, has introduced a new pharmaceutical analytics solution that provides insight into hospitals’ pharmaceutical spending and supplies. WHAT HE DOES Developed in collaboration with WA Health’s chief pharmacists, the Pharmalytics app provides hospitals with up-to-date access …

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