As the growing demand for healthcare places more pressure on healthcare professionals, more clinicians are turning to their smartphones for quick access to medical references to help them make medical decisions when on-the-go.
According to a recent study conducted by Kantar Media, the use of mobile devices in the clinical setting has skyrocketed [...]
Spring has sprung early – with the warmer than usual temperatures across the country – getting the allergy season off to an early start. Fortunately, with the recent FDA approval of a “dry” nasal spray, allergy sufferers will have another option for treatment of their nasal allergy symptoms available by prescription in April.
For the second time in a month, another pharmaceutical company has announced a recall of birth control pills. In February, Glenmark announced the recall of seven lots of generic birth control pills made and packaged in India.
The recalled packages are put together in reverse order. This means women may take the wrong pills [...]
You may have heard from some of your patients or you may have noticed for yourself the pharmacy shelves have become a bit vacant with the recent recall of many of Novartis products. On January 9th Bufferin, Excedrin, Gas-Z and NoDoz products, all manufactured by the drug maker Novartis, were recalled along with 9 [...]
Based on a study that was done in 2007-2008 approximately 229 of every 1000 children who go to the doctor for an office visit are prescribed antibiotics. These numbers show a 24% decrease from 1993-1994 however, they are still too high.
Researchers in the study focused on five of the most common upper respiratory [...]
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