Diana Ernst, RPh

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FDA approves Heplisav-B vaccine for hepatitis B treatment

FDA approves Heplisav-B vaccine for hepatitis B treatment

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Heplisav-B for the prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus.

CDC releases updated influenza vaccine recommendations for 2017-2018

CDC releases updated influenza vaccine recommendations for 2017-2018

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The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released the guidelines for the 2017-2018 season.

FDA approves label changes for two HIV drugs

FDA approves label changes for two HIV drugs

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The FDA Drug Interactions section has been updated to include revised information on concomitant use of corticosteroids with these drugs.

Proton pump inhibitor use may decrease healthcare visits in GERD patients

Proton pump inhibitor use may decrease healthcare visits in GERD patients

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Among GERD patients, the mean annual ARI episode dropped from 4.39 during the year before PPI treatment to 3.89 after treatment with a PPI.

GOLD Report includes updated COPD management recommendations

GOLD Report includes updated COPD management recommendations

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The GOLD Report includes a revised definition of COPD and updates guidelines for managing exacerbations.

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