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CARE expands reach, partnerships

CARE Pharmacies in 2015 saw its footprint expand into new states, while growing both the services it offers patients and its sales. It grew to have 82 stores – up fom 79 in 2014 – and the pharmacy cooperative’s CEO, Michael Wysong, said that by the end of 2016’s first quarter, it would have 90…

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NACDS Foundation Assisting National Hepatitis Testing Push

Study in progress amid observance of May as Hepatitis Awareness Month, and of May 19 as Hepatitis Testing Day FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, Va. – As public health authorities target Hepatitis C awareness as a way to prevent liver damage and liver cancer, a study funded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)…

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Preparing for World AIDS Day – December 1, 2015

Promote awareness of World AIDS Day, which is December 1, 2015, to your community with these simple and informative resources.  Post the World AIDS Day badge to your website using this code: <img alt=”World AIDS Day. December 1.” class=”wad-images” src=”https://aids.gov/images/world_logo1.gif” />  Download the World AIDS Day awareness poster and display it in your pharmacy: Download 8.5 x 11…

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CMS Announces Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation(CMMI) is introducing the Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management (Enhanced MTM) Model, which will aim to free up stand-alone Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) in specified regions of the United States. This model will commence January 1, 2017 with a five-year performance period,…

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"Family History of Cerebral Palsy May Increase Risk in Children"

Cerebral palsy risks may be influenced by genetics (dailyRx News) Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability among children. Past studies have uncovered various risk factors for the condition, and new research suggests family may play a role in a child’s risk for cerebral palsy. A recent study found that people who…

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"With Counseling, Obese Women Gained Less Weight in Pregnancy"

Nutrition and exercise counseling kept obese women from gaining too much weight and resulted in fewer pregnancy complications (dailyRx News) Obese women who become pregnant face many challenges, but researchers have found that a little help can go a long way. Obese women who stuck to an intensive nutrition and exercise program in the first…

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"Doctors Debunk Five Myths About Brain Metastases"

Neurosurgeons recommend that brain metastasis count should not guide treatment for patients who need personalized care (dailyRx News) New medical research continually contributes to how physicians treat their patients. As new information becomes available, older practices can become obsolete. A committee of experts is seeking to reject five myths associated with the brain metastases, or…

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"Losing Weight for Better Sleep"

Weight loss associated with improved sleep and overall mood (dailyRx News) Being overweight can have a wide range of effects on people’s overall health, both mental and physical. And numerous studies have shown that increased weight is associated with a decrease in sleep at night. And now, new research suggests that slimming down can have…

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