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Statin Use With Colorectal Cancer Lowers Risk for Early Death

FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- Use of statins before or after colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnosis is linked to a lower risk for premature death, from either cancer or other causes, according to a review published online May 8 in Cancer Medicine

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Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby

FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- Migraines in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk for pregnancy-associated hypertension disorders as well as an increased risk for a variety of adverse outcomes in the newborn, according to a study published online May 8 in Headache

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Open Communication Helps Teens Manage Type 1 Diabetes

FRIDAY, May 23, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- It's a simple concept, but new research reinforces the idea: Teens with type 1 diabetes benefit when they feel their concerns have been heard.

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Most Patients at High Risk of Opiate Overdose Do Not Receive Naloxone Rx

FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Patients at high risk of opioid overdose rarely receive prescriptions for naloxone, despite many interactions with the health care system, according to a study published online May 3 in JAMA Network Open

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U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax

FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- The World Health Organization's pain care guidelines contain false claims about the safety of prescription opioid painkillers and should be withdrawn, two U.S. lawmakers say

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