PEPID’s New Drug Interactions Generator

PEPID’s Drug Interactions Generator lets you search for potentially harmful drug, herbal, nutrient, lifestyle, and genomic interactions to prevent medical errors and improve patient outcomes. For more information, please visit PEPID.com or call us at 602-296-3443.

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 horrible disease. The Berlin Patient Revisited…

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 advanced lymphomas and blood cancers. Over the course of the next 10 years, CAR-T cell…

New Study Could Change the Way Doctors Prescribe Opioids in the ER

Finally, some encouraging news about the opioid crisis. The results of a recent study could lead to a change in the way doctors prescribe opioids for pain in emergency departments. Findings from a randomized clinical trial, authored by Dr. Alex Chang, show that a combination of non-opioid pain relievers, ibuprofen and acetaminophen, are just as…

PEPID Profiles: Saving Lives with Larissa Braun, RN, BSN

Listening to her mother’s stories about being air ambulance paramedic, Larissa Braun knew she wanted to be a nurse at an early age. Fueled by adrenaline, she knew she was meant for intensive care medicine, and now she thrives in public health. ­­ Starting in 2011, Braun frequently traveled to Haiti to work for Grace…

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 attendees, networking events, and much more. There’s also the…