Steve Duffy

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CVS Pharmacy Launches Prescription Delivery Service Nationwide

CVS Pharmacy Launches Prescription Delivery Service Nationwide

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CVS Pharmacy is now offering home delivery nationwide for prescription drugs, for a service charge of $4.99.

FDA Approves New Treatment for Onchocerciasis

FDA Approves New Treatment for Onchocerciasis

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Moxidectin, a macrocyclic lactone, is an anthelmintic drug that selectively binds to the parasite's glutamate-gated chloride ion channels.

Multilevel Interventions Needed to Improve Barriers to PrEP

Multilevel Interventions Needed to Improve Barriers to PrEP

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The final review included 47 articles that fell under 1 of the following categories: primary data on cognitive variables of providers; data on cognitive variables and perspectives of individuals at risk for HIV infection; literature on PrEP implementation; and case studies of PrEP demonstration and implementation projects.

HPV Vaccine Under Priority Review for Expanded Age Range

HPV Vaccine Under Priority Review for Expanded Age Range

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Specifically, the types the vaccine protects against are HPV 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, 58 (which cause ~90% of cervical cancer cases worldwide), and types 6 and 11 which case genital warts.

CDC Issues Updated Advisory Regarding Outbreaks of Hepatitis A

CDC Issues Updated Advisory Regarding Outbreaks of Hepatitis A

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Of the 2500 cases of hepatitis A infection reported between January 2017 and April 2018, 68% were among persons who reported drug use (injection and non-injection), homelessness, or both.

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