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FDA approves drug to combat postpartum depression

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug designed specifically for postpartum depression treatment Tuesday. Zulresso, Sage Therapeutics’ first product, is administered as an IV infusion by a professional in a certified healthcare facility. While the treatment lasts more than 60 hours, it reportedly starts working within days. Patients must be monitored during the… Read More »

Drug monitoring platform to help Maryland combat opioids

The State of Maryland is getting new software to collect information about controlled substances dispensed in the state to facilitate better data sharing. The RxGov prescription drug monitoring platform, from NIC, provides near real-time data that will integrate with the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), the state health information exchange. Data also… Read More »