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Medication spending may rise five percent this year

(Medical Xpress)—Total spending on prescription medications has been declining for several years, but that trend is expected to reverse and rise 3 to 5 percent for 2014, according to a new report by a team led by the University ...

Mar 06, 2014
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Physicians need to be prepared to talk antibiotics

(HealthDay)—Patient pressure to receive antibiotic prescriptions remains a challenge for providers who are trying to combat antibiotic resistance by curbing prescriptions for viral infections, according to an article published ...

Feb 07, 2014
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US state judge: Doctors can aid in dying (Update)

Competent, terminally ill patients have a fundamental right under the New Mexico Constitution to seek a physician's help in getting prescription medications if they want to end their lives on their own terms, a state district ...

Jan 13, 2014
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