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Purdue Pharma has asked counties suing the drug manufacturer for allegedly causing the opioid epidemic to offer specific details to back up their claims.

Purdue Pharma has asked counties suing the drug manufacturer for allegedly causing the opioid epidemic to offer specific details to back up their claims.

Walgreens Boots Alliance reports growth in prescription volumes helped increase pharmacy sales in its latest quarter, as the company's integration of Rite Aid stores expanded its foothold in the U.S. prescription market. Walgreens’s share of the U.S.

CVS Health and Aetna on Thursday asked the Connecticut Insurance Department to approve their $69 billion merger, while independent pharmacists told the regulators the company resulting from the merger would threaten their businesses.

Several provisions will have a direct effect on pharmacists

What are the challenges providing older adults with optimal type 2 diabetes care?

The Senate on Wednesday by a vote of 98-1 passed legislation aimed at fighting the opioid crisis, sending the measure to President Trump's desk. The 660-page bill cracks down on illicit opioids being imported by mail from other countries and fueling the epidemic.

New CDC research highlights the increasing popularity of Juul e-cigarettes, finding that sales of the device rose more than seven-fold from 2016 to 2017. "The popularity of Juul among kids threatens our progress in reducing youth e-cigarette use," said Robert Redfield, MD, director of CDC.

MMWR: Vaccination far more likely in settings where it’s required

APhA is taking advantage of October being American Pharmacists Month by highlighting pharmacists' role and contribution to public health, especially in light of this summer's intense weather events.