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  • Flu Rx May Be Safer Than Once Thought - (RxWiki News) Despite past concerns, a popular flu medication did not appear to increase the risk of suicide in children and teens, a new study found. Tamiflu (oseltamivir), a popular antiviral medication used to treat influenza, was once linked to a possible risk of self-harm in younger patients, according to the authors of this study.
  • Antibiotics and Aortic Aneurysm Risk - (RxWiki News) A common type of antibiotic may increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new study. Using a class of antibiotics, called fluoroquinolone, may raise patients' risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, this study found. Approved fluoroquinolones include Cipro, Avelox and Levaquin, among others. Looking at data on more than 720,000
  • A Spike in Opioid Overdoses - (RxWiki News) Opioid overdoses are continuing their rapid upward trend, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Between July 2016 and September 2017, emergency department visits for suspected opioid overdoses increased by 30 percent in the United States. The CDC researchers behind this finding noted that the increases were
  • FDA Approves At-Home Cancer Risk Test - (RxWiki News) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a home DNA test that can provide limited information about cancer risk. The newly approved test, from the company 23andMe, looks for three genetic mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. BRCA gene mutations are associated with a heightened risk of breast and ovarian
  • World’s Smallest Mechanical Heart Valve Approved - (RxWiki News) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of a mechanical heart valve to include a smaller size for use in newborns. In fact, this device — the Masters Series Mechanical Heart Valve with Hemodynamic Plus (HP) Sewing Cuff — is now the smallest mechanical heart valve in the world,

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  • Daily Health Screenings - Daily Health Screenings  All of the tests listed below are done by our pharmacists , and the results are available in 5-10 minutes. Upon completion of the test, we are happy to take the time and thoroughly go over the results, what they mean to you, and what the next step may be. We also have

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