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Do you need vacation vaccines?

Planning a winter vacation to somewhere warm and sunny? Then you've probably noticed the TV ad about the beaming family that took prescription anti-diarrheal medication before their trip, versus the luckless one that didn't.

Feb 02, 2018
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Rx discrepancies common in hospital discharge summaries

(HealthDay)—For older patients discharged from a regional hospital, there are frequently discrepancies between the electronic discharge summaries and the National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) or discharge prescription, ...

Dec 19, 2017
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Tips for healthy, happy travels

(HealthDay)—Buying new clothes for an upcoming holiday trip may top your to-do list, but packing the right medications can mean addressing health needs with ease rather than scrambling to find an all-night drugstore in ...

Dec 12, 2017
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Is prescribing drugs 'off label' bad medicine?

A woman, let's call her Sarah, is a young actor looking to make her debut at a major theatre. She is fit and healthy, but gets nervous on opening nights and can't sleep. She's tried zopiclone, but it didn't work, so her GP ...

Dec 08, 2017
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