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Latest Pharmacy News

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black, Hispanic, and white adults, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

Few Pharmacies Provide Correct Info on Medication Disposal

Fewer than half of California pharmacies provide correct information about disposal of antibiotics and opioids, and few report take-back programs, according to a research letter published online Dec. 31 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Number of Children With Opioid Poisonings Increasing

The severity of pediatric admissions for acute opioid ingestions, especially following attempted suicide, increased from 2005 to 2018, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in Clinical Toxicology.

Tivozanib Bests Sorafenib in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

Among patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, progression-free survival was longer in those receiving tivozanib versus sorafenib as third- or fourth-line therapy, according to a study published online Dec. 3 in The Lancet Oncology.