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Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »

Kentucky pharmacy treating some ailments – Charlotte Observer

A southeastern Kentucky pharmacy is among the first in the state to begin treating people for ailments like strep throat and the flu. WKYT-TV reports a 2016 state law allows the West Knox Pharmacy in Barbourville to offer the service. The law allows pharmacies that meet stringent requirements to work with a prescribing physician to… Read More »

Mylan and Pfizer report new issues affecting some EpiPens that can delay treatment

More than a month after Mylan and Pfizer reported to Health Canada that there are new issues affecting some EpiPens, the companies and the FDA notified U.S. healthcare providers of the problem which can delay treatment when the pens are needed. Mylan, Pfizer and the FDA Friday reported that some pens and their authorized generic… Read More »