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Healthcare Roundup: Breast Cancer Genetics, Hurricane-Driven Drug Shortages, Preventing Opioid Harm

Posted on 10/25/17

Here are some of the most recent headlines in healthcare: 

Healthcare Industry, Pharmacy, and Infection Prevention News

Breast Cancer Genetics Revealed: 72 New Mutations Discovered in Global Study
CNN

EHR Helped Hospital Track C. Diff
MedPage Today

U.S. Hospitals Wrestle with Shortages of Drug Supplies Made in Puerto Rico
New York Times

5 Ways Hospitals Can Prevent Opioid-Related Patient Harm
Fierce Healthcare

Judge Overturns Record Verdict in Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Trial
CNN

 

FDA Approvals, New Drug Applications and Notices

Lupin Gets FDA Approval for Drug to Treat Parkinson's Disease
The Economic Times

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Gets FDA OK
Pharmacy Times

FDA Warns Lead-Testing Diagnostics Company
Regulatory Focus

FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus
Modern Healthcare

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Topics: Weekly Healthcare Roundup

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