Opioid prescribing declines, but cuts are not uniform

The volume of prescription opioids dispensed from retail pharmacies declined by 21% from 2008 to 2018, but the decline was not uniform across geographic areas, among types of patients or by type of prescriber, according to ...


Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

President Joe Biden said Tuesday the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May—two months earlier than anticipated—and he pushed states to get at least one shot into ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Policies fall short on expanding access to birth control

Federal and state policies to expand access to birth control have included increasing access to preventative and emergency hormonal contraception at retail pharmacies for women and girls of all ages without a physician's ...

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