Tag: CDC

June 22, 2022
Gabapentin-Involved Overdose Deaths on the Rise

A new report from the CDC found that 10% of overdose deaths in 2019-2020 involved gabapentin.

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March 26, 2022
CDC to Update Opioid Guideline

Proposed changes are open to public comment until April 11th.

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January 14, 2022
CDC Updates Isolation and Quarantine Period for COVID-19

New five-day rules are recommended, with variation depending upon vaccination status.

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September 24, 2021
FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Booster Shots on the Way

The Pfizer vaccine receives full FDA approval, while a new EUA authorizes booster shots for certain populations.

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July 5, 2021
FDA and CDC: Vaccinated Adults Will Not Need COVID-19 Booster Shots

A joint statement announces that at this time, vaccinated adults are protected from the Delta variant.

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April 15, 2021
FDA and CDC Recommend Resuming Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

After reviewing six rare cases of blood clots after 7 million doses, current data indicates the vaccine is safe.

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July 7, 2020
American Medical Association Asks CDC to Revise Opioid Guidelines

The AMA suggests that prescription medications are no longer a significant factor in the opioid epidemic, and that opioid prescription limits should change.

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February 1, 2019
Opioid Marketing Tied to Higher Prescribing and Overdose

A new JAMA study finds that increased county-level opioid marketing was tied to elevated overdose mortality.

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November 8, 2018
The Opioid Crisis: Our Defining Moment

Healthesystems’ clinical leaders comment on the collective responsibility of healthcare entities, providers, and legislators to increase efforts that will help stem opioid overprescribing, misuse and overdose.

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June 7, 2018
IQVIA Reports on Global Oncology Trends

Global spending on cancer therapies now exceeds $133 billion.

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