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AAP Issues Updated Influenza Vaccine Recommendations

AAP Issues Updated Influenza Vaccine Recommendations

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season was one of the most severe — excluding pandemics — on record.

FDA Outlines Plan for New Analgesic Guidance to Combat Opioid Crisis

FDA Outlines Plan for New Analgesic Guidance to Combat Opioid Crisis

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The new plan will break out the current guidance into 4 separate guidances.

Marijuana Detected in Breast Milk Up to 6 Days After Maternal Use

Marijuana Detected in Breast Milk Up to 6 Days After Maternal Use

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The legalization of marijuana in several states has led to increased use of the drug for both medicinal and recreational purposes.

DEA Proposal Will Significantly Cut Opioid Manufacturing in 2019

DEA Proposal Will Significantly Cut Opioid Manufacturing in 2019

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Last year, the DEA proposed a 20% reduction in the manufacturing of controlled substances for 2018 compared to 2017.

Manufacturers Issue Statements Regarding Epinephrine Auto-Injector Supply

Manufacturers Issue Statements Regarding Epinephrine Auto-Injector Supply

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In May, the Food and Drug Administration posted a drug shortage alert, adding Mylan's EpiPen (epinephrine injection) to the drug shortage list.

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