It’s Still Not That Easy To Buy Naloxone At Pharmacies

STAT News In states where selling the overdose reversal drug naloxone is permitted, many pharmacists told researchers posing as customers that the drug wasn’t available by prescription, or that their store didn’t stock it. Despite laws in the majority of states allowing pharmacies to dispense the opioid overdose reversal antidote naloxone without a prescription, as…

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FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars, Restrict Vaping

The Food and Drug Administration announced plans Thursday to greatly restrict the sales of flavored tobacco products, proposing to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars entirely and to limit the sales of flavored e-cigarettes by certain retailers.Under the proposed rules, retailers selling flavored e-cigarettes would have to display them in a section of the store that’s…

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Series of War Zone Attacks Puts DRC Ebola Outbreak On ‘Edge of Crisis’

ASSOCIATED PRESS Health workers walk with a boy suspected of having the Ebola virus at a treatment center in Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sept. 9, 2018. WASHINGTON ― Global public health experts are growing increasingly alarmed about the Ebola outbreak in the northeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, which…

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Are Gummy Vitamins Even Good For You? Here’s What Experts Say.

Gummy vitamins taste like candy, making them more enjoyable to consume than vitamins in tablet or pill form. So it’s no surprise that gummy products now account for $1 billion of the $41 billion supplement market in the United States, a more than 25 percent increase from 2015, according to IBISWorld, a research company.But are…

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