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Preparing for Christmas Catastrophes with PEPID

The holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year, but that’s not always the case. In fact, for some the holiday season could mean it’s time to deck the halls with gauze and band-aids. In 100 hospitals spread throughout the U.S., The Consumer Product Safety...

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Repercussions of the Wildfires & How to Treat Them

California wildfires are ravaging thousands of acres of land in California. Many displaced victims will be seeking treatment away from home with many problems associated with the fires. Here are the most common health problems emergency departments will see. Click to...

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World AIDS Day: 3 Reasons to be Optimistic

World Aids Day is Friday, December 1. It's a day to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS, a disease that took more than one million lives in 2016 alone. Luckily, we’re closer than ever before to finding a cure. Here are three methods that could hold the keys to curing this...

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Killing Cancer with CAR-T Cell Therapy

There’s a new immunotherapy approach that could change the way cancer is treated in the future. It’s called CAR-T cell therapy and it’s showing promising results in small clinical trials treating children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and adults with...

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ASHP’s 75th Anniversary … Will We See You There?

  We’re very excited to announce that the PEPID team will be attending the 75th Anniversary ASHP conference. ASHP's Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition brings in more than 25,000 pharmacy professionals, making it the largest gathering of pharmacy...

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5 Ways to Help Patients Quit Smoking

An estimated 480,000 Americans die each year from issues associated with smoking cigarettes. According to the CDC, tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death in the United States. Even worse, these illnesses cost more than $300 billion each year -...

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7 Hospital Horror Stories for Halloween

Any health care professional can tell you, Halloween or not, some pretty scary things can happen on the job at any given moment. ’Tis the season to be spooky, so we’ve decided to round up a few hospital horror stories to make your Halloween a little bit more …...

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Will We See You at ACEP17?

We’re very excited to be attending this year’s ACEP Scientific Assembly in Washington, D.C, from October 29 to November 1. We’ve attended this conference every year since 2011, and it never ceases to amaze. This year, more than 350 courses and labs will be offered to...

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PEPID Salutes Emergency Nurses in Las Vegas for #ENWeek

At PEPID, we are extremely proud to be part of an industry dedicated to helping those in need. This week is Emergency Nurses Week, and we want to take this opportunity to thank emergency nurses around the world for all of their hard work and dedication to patients,...

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Celebrating National Health IT Week 2017 with HIMSS

October 2, 2017 - PEPID is a proud partner of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society - better known as HIMSS - and National Health IT Week. There’s no doubt that when information technology and health care work hand in hand, patient outcomes greatly...

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Mosquitoes Pose New Threat to Hurricane-Affected Areas

September 18, 2017 - Floodwaters are receding in Texas and Florida after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. But there’s a new threat on the rise that's sure to affect areas hit by the incoming hurricane Maria too: mosquitoes and the diseases they carry, like Zika and West...

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First Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus of 2017

Caution to those traveling to Zika infected areas continues as the Florida Department of Health reports the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in 2017. The case has been confirmed in Pinellas County, FL. According to the report, “There is no evidence of...

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Notes on Legislative Actions to Stem the Opioid Crisis

According to the CDC, drug overdose deaths nearly tripled from 1999 to 2015. The CDC’s December 30, 2016 MMWR report continues on to state that of the 47,055 drug overdose deaths that occurred in 2014 in the United States, 28,647 (60.9%) involved an opioid. As some...

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