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Walmart buys CareZone’s medication management technology   

Walmart acquired CareZone’s technology platform and IP on Monday. The app allows users to scan a list of their medications, and manage refill reminders and home delivery. Photo courtesy of Walmart. In its latest move to compete with pharmacy services, Walmart bought CareZone’s medication management software. Walmart will acquire CareZone’s technology platform and key intellectual […]

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Science 37 teams up with medication adherence company to bolster virtual clinical trials

With the Covid-19 pandemic putting most clinical trials on hold, pharmaceutical companies are looking for creative solutions to keep studies running. One of the problems they face: How do you track if a treatment is working from afar? Science 37, a company that facilitates virtual clinical trials using telehealth tools, teamed up with medication adherence […]

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U.S. Appeals Court Lets Texas Curb Medication Abortions During Pandemic

NEW YORK, April 20 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Monday allowed Texas to enforce curbs on medication-induced abortions as part of the Republican-governed state’s restrictions aimed at postponing medical procedures not deemed urgent during the coronavirus pandemic. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a federal judge’s order blocking the state from […]

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Court Allows Medication Abortions In Texas During Coronavirus Pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court panel ruled that medication abortions, in which pills are taken to terminate a pregnancy, can be provided in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic. Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last month that bars non-essential medical procedures so that health resources can go to treating coronavirus patients. […]

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Lena Dunham Says She's 6 Months Sober After Years of 'Misusing' Her Anti-Anxiety Medication

Lena Dunham revealed recently that she's been sober for six months after treating a substance abuse problem that began in a doctor’s office. In Monday's episode of Dax Shepard’s podcast Armchair Expert, Dunham said she had been misusing the anti-anxiety medication she was prescribed for anxiety, panic attacks, and PTSD. "I’ve been sober for six […]