Researchers from the government agency and nonprofit RTI have found that the awareness campaign “The Real Cost” prevented between 380,000 and 587,000 teens from starting to smoke, according to the study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. They organizations questioned teens about their awareness of the campaign, media market exposure and whether they smoke. In
As Neurelis awaits an FDA decision on its flagship drug, the company launched its first seizure awareness campaign. Neurelis is hoping for an approval for nasal spray Valtoco to treat epilepsy patients six years of age and older who experience cluster or acute repetitive seizures. The drug is a rescue medicine that can stop seizures.
The US’s Food and Drug Administration latest crackdown is targeting pharmacies selling illegal opioids online. The agency has issued warning letters this week to nine online pharmacies that run 53 websites selling drugs with suspect monikers like “Roxycodone” and “Tramadol Generic.” The majority of the websites were shut down a day later, aside from OneStopPharma.org—was