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ACIP Votes to Update Hepatitis A Vaccination Recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted to recommend that pediatric patients (2 to 18 years old) who have not previously received hepatitis A vaccine be routinely vaccinated at any age.  Currently, the CDC recommends routine hepatitis A vaccination for children 12 to 23 months of…

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Updated NLA Guidance Identifies Patients in Which PCSK9i Use Provides Reasonable Value

The National Lipid Association (NLA) has released updated guidance for clinicians on identifying patients for which proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitor therapy would provide reasonable value. Currently, two PCSK9 therapies have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Alirocumab is indicated as an adjunct to diet, alone or in combination with…