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 •  November 10, 2016

Christopher Wibeto was just 21 when an improperly administered chemotherapy drug killed him. Minutes after the chemotherapy drug was injected into Christopher Wibeto’s spine, doctors told the 21-year-old lymphoma patient and his parents that there had been a mistake -- but not what it meant. Slideshow Cancer network campaigns to prevent deadly...

Philadelphia Daily News

 •  December 29, 2015

In a single day, Bettemarie Bond uses all these supplies and bags of intravenous medications.
Bettemarie Bond is an overcomer.
She went to college, worked full-time as an occupational therapist, and bought a house in Levittown, despite rare disorders that require her to have all nourishment and medication pumped round-the-clock into a vein in her...

Philadelphia Daily News

 •  December 24, 2015

THURSDAY, Dec. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patients can be taught to safely self-administer long-term intravenous antibiotics at home, without the help of a health care worker, a new study suggests.
The finding could have a significant impact on uninsured patients who might otherwise spend weeks in a hospital receiving IV care, according to...

Philadelphia Daily News

 •  May 22, 2015

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CVS Health Corp. Chief Executive Officer Larry Merlo is betting billions that nursing-home pharmacy operator Omnicare Inc. can further his efforts to transform the drugstore chain into a dominant health care player.
Under Merlo, who took the helm in 2011, CVS stopped the sale of cigarettes, saying it ...