CVS Limiting Opioid Prescriptions – Nasdaq

Nasdaq(RTTNews.com) - CVS Pharmacy will limit opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply for certain conditions, as part of its efforts to fight the national opioid abuse epidemic. CVS Caremark plans to roll out opioid utilization control initiatives for all ...How...

Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water case –...

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionMarcus Zervos, division head of the Infectious Disease Department at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, is questioned as the second witness during the preliminary exam for Nick Lyon, head of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services,...

More cities are taking up hepatitis A fight – The...

The San Diego Union-TribuneAlberto Ruiz, with National Maintenance Services, sprayed a bleach solution on benches at Promenade Park in El Cajon Thursday to fight an ongoing hepatitis outbreak that has sickened more than 30 people in the East County city....

How national drugstore plans to help in fight against opioid...

Sacramento BeeIn a bid to fight against an increasing number of opioid overdoses, a national drugstore is putting new limits on prescriptions and looking to educate patients. According to a release on the CVS Health website, opioid overdose deaths quadrupled...

Flint water crisis blamed for lower fertility rates, increased fetal...

10TVWhen 41-year-old Nikyea Wakes looks at the ultrasound images of the twins she lost two years ago, her anger is evident. "I believe the Flint water crisis, the lead in the water, caused me to have my miscarriages in 2015,"...

CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid...

New York Daily NewsCVS pharmacy announced their new prescription plan will limit new patients to a seven-day supply. (Murray,Ken NY Daily News/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS). BY Leonard Greene. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:41 PM.CVS to limit...

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains – BBC News

BBC NewsScientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The...

Sound the Mosquito Alarm, Across the USA – Philly.com

Philly.comTHURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two species of disease-transmitting mosquitoes could likely flourish in most of the United States, government researchers report. Specifically, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus could survive and reproduce ...Dysfunctional federal regulation has worsened the...

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains – BBC News

BBC NewsScientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The...

Trending: BYU to start selling caffeinated soda; Chili’s takes questions...

Washington PostBrigham Young University gets lit about caffeine on campus. (Thinkstock/Express illustration). BYU football admin must have got together and said "how do we please the crowd when we are having a rough year"? Answer: Give them caffeine!Students Rejoice After...

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