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Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »

Odyssey House sees spike in meth addicts

The number of people seeking help with their addictions to methamphetamine-type drugs such as “ice” has hit record levels at one of Australia’s major rehab services. Odyssey House NSW’s says just over half of its residential rehabilitation clients during 2017/18 said their main struggles were with the methamphetamines “ice”, speed, and base – a 10… Read More »

Fitch sees stable 2019 for US healthcare despite financial pressures

Dive Brief: Profitability in the U.S. healthcare industry could be elusive for some players in the coming year, but the overall outlook is stable, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. Issuer fundamentals, including leverage and coverage ratios, will be neutral for 2019, while creation of cash flow should trend positive. Healthcare pricing and profit… Read More »