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Why a Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Prices Should Not Be Piecemeal

With prescription drug prices at an all-time high and 1/4 of Americans having a chronic illness, many Americans have had to find unhealthy ways to afford medications. Discussed is who helps raise prices, and what would need to happen to lower them. September 10, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #HealthandWellness #Government/Politics #Business #Pharmacy #MinalRPatel #JoeGerald ​​​​​​​​​​


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About 44% of High School Seniors Who Misuse Prescription Drugs Have Multiple Drug Sources

School of Nursing Professor Sean Esteban McCabe finds that 44% of youths with a substance use disorder have multiple sources, including leftover prescriptions, free from friends and family, illegally purchased, or stolen. July 17, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #DrugUse #Pharmacy #YouthandAdolescents #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #SeanEstebanMcCabe ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Care in the Community: Michigan Pharmacists Help Residents Manage Hypertension

U-M's Michigan Impact discusses Michigan Medicine's team-based, comprehensive hypertension control program, pairing pharmacists with physicians to help patients better manage their high blood pressure. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganImpact #HealthandWellness #healthcare #Pharmacy #Community #Medicine ​​​​​​​​​


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Older Americans Don’t Get – Or Seek – Enough Help From Doctors and Pharmacists on Drug Costs, Poll Finds

Michigan Medicine Professor Preeti Malani explains why older adults do not get enough help with drug costs and how this problem could be solved. June 30, 2017. #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #healthcare #GeriatricMedicine #Pharmacy


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What Oklahoma's $270 Million Settlement with Purdue Pharma Means for the 1,000-Plus Opioid Cases Still Pending

U-M Health Law Researcher Rebecca Haffajee discusses the need for Purdue Pharma lawsuit funds to go to patients suffering from opioid addiction in Oklahoma. March 27, 2019. #RebeccaHaffajee #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Government/Politics #Opioids #Addiction #Law #Pharmacy ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Inaugural "Team up" Event Forges Essential Connections

The College of Pharmacy hosted more than 500 future clinicians across five disciplines for team-based decision making, and here are the results. February 12, 2019. #5-15mins #Pharmacy #webarticle #CollegeofPharmacy #scienceandtechnology #Career #Pharmacy #Community


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Long-acting Contraceptive Designed to be Self-administered Via Microneedle Patch

School of Pharmacy Professor Steven Schwendeman discusses a new long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered by women, a potentially beneficial solution in areas where healthcare is limited. March 21, 2019. #5-15mins #Pharmacy #web-article #CollegeofPharmacy #HealthandWellness #Science #ChemicalEngineering #BiomedicalEngineering #GenderIssues #contraceptives #StevenSchwendeman ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Medicating Distress: Risky Sedative Prescriptions for Older Adults Vary Widely

U-M Geriatric Psychiatrist Donovan Maust and team discover alarmingly high rates of benzodiazepine prescriptions for elderly patients in the Southern region of the US and in economically disadvantaged counties, despite warnings given to physicians. October 17, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Psychiatry #Pharmacy #Aging


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"Sepsis Heroes" Start Interprofessional Clinic Aimed at Keeping ICU Patients Healthy after Discharge

Michigan Medicine Clinical Pharmacist Rima Mohammad and colleagues start an inter-professional clinic, composed of pharmacists, social workers, and physicians, to comprehensively treat post-ICU patients medical, mental, and physical health. September 20, 2018. #RimaMohammad # #Pharmacy #web-article #CollegeofPharmacy #HealthandWellness #Society #SocialWork #MentalHealth #Surgery ​​​​​​​​​​


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Are Disclosure Laws the Cure for Conflicts Created by Pharma Payments to Physicians?

Michigan Ross professors Puneet Manchanda and S. Sriram find that disclosure laws actually benefitted Big Pharma companies the most, as they could then see which physicians were receiving payments from other Pharma companies. February 7, 2019. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #HealthandWellness #Marketing #HealthcareCosts #Pharmacy ​