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COPD, ILD Patients May Not Benefit From Bilateral…

MONDAY, March 4, 2019 -- While an unrestricted listing strategy does not seem to impact overall survival among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or interstitial lung disease (ILD) awaiting lung transplant, it may…

New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 -- The number of measles cases in the New York City outbreak that began last October in the Orthodox Jewish community has reached 121, the city's health department said Thursday. Most…

Converting Naloxone to OTC Expected to Increase Sales

TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 -- The demand for naloxone is relatively inelastic with respect to changes in its out-of-pocket price, and conversion to an over-the-counter medication is expected to increase naloxone pharmacy sales, according to…

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Nonmedical Rx Opioid Use in Teens Linked to…

MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 -- Nonmedical prescription opioid (NMPO) use in adolescents is associated with parental NMPO use and with smoking and parent-adolescent conflict, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Pediatrics. Pamela…