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Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Yes, you read the title correctly. Researchers from the UK published a report in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) a couple weeks ago revealing they have had success with patients Beating Type 2 Diabetes into Remission.  Dr. Mike Lean, who co-authored the publication, spoke with an editor at the BMJ about the study which can…

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Emerging Emojis–the fight for a seat at the table

Do you sometimes feel like an emoji is the only way to perfectly embody the message, or the face, you are trying to convey? It’s no secret that emojis are changing the way we communicate. They don’t just appear on our phones, either. Popularized emojis are iconic, appearing on clothing, in advertisements, and other outlets….

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CVS and the role of Pharmacies in the Opioid Crisis

This past week, CVS pharmacy announced another step in their response to the country’s ongoing opioid epidemic. They are expanding medication disposal options, by adding over 700 in store disposal units across the country. They also announced an expanded pharmacist counseling session for those prescribed opioids for the first time, to highlight the risks of…

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