September 23, 2015
  • Recent Guidelines Offer New Options for “Morning Sickness” Treatment

    Mothers-to-be often seek advice from pharmacists on how to deal with “morning sickness.” Now, based on new guidelines, they can be assured that safe and effective options exist for pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. Here are the details.

  • Varenicline Does Not Appear to Raise Heart Attack, Depression Risks

    Although the FDA has issued safety communications cautioning about cardiovascular effects and mood changes related to varenicline use, authors of a new international study say their findings don’t bear that out. Find out what the research says about the popular smoking-cessation drug.

  • A Reminder to Pharmacy Customers: Flu Shot Can Help Avoid Missed Life Events

    Pharmacy customers hesitant to get an influenza vaccine might be reminded about their social calendars. A new survey finds that a third of respondents have missed life events because they were sick with the flu, and they weren’t very happy about it. Here are the details.

  • Fungal Infection Drug Increases Skin Cancer Risks in Lung Transplant Recipients

    Lung transplant recipients need counseling on protecting themselves against skin cancer, according to a new study. Find out why researchers emphasize that the choice of an antifungal prophylaxis can increase that risk.


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