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ADPH asks judge to reconsider ruling on birth center regulations

BY: - October 5, 2023

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) asked a Montgomery circuit court judge Thursday to reconsider a ruling preventing ADPH from withholding licensure for birth centers. Judge Greg Griffin’s order prevents ADPH from withholding licenses from birth centers — facilities that offer expectant mothers an option between home and hospital deliveries — that “demonstrate substantial […]

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Alabama pharmacists concerned about new workplace regulations

BY: - July 25, 2023

Pharmaceutical professionals in Alabama voiced their concerns Monday over new workplace safety requirements for compounding pharmacies.  The regulation would affect compounding pharmacies and retail pharmacies that make these drugs, or “compound” them by combining, mixing, or altering ingredients to create the medication, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The regulation establishes guidelines to […]