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Top Five Podcasts for Pharmacists

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Which of the many excellent pharmacy podcasts currently available are among the top five is certainly open to debate? The ones listed below certainly deserve consideration as they are among...
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Top Prescribed Drugs of 2019

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What are the most commonly prescribed drugs? Most pharmacists would probably be able to make a pretty good educated guess. Here are the actual rankings – the top 20 and...
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The Top Pharmacy Conferences of 2019

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Conferences in 2019 will cover a wide range of topics, from nanomedicine to biologics to antibiotic resistance. There is something for everyone. Here are a few of the more notable...
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What’s New With the Flu?

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Pharmacists are playing an ever-larger role in flu prevention. Because of their frequent interaction with the public, pharmacists can counsel patients about how to prepare for this common illness, as...
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Best Pharmacy Blog Posts of 2018

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The Rx relief blog covered a lot of ground in 2018. We had posts about pharmacy conferences, salaries, career goals, industry trends, nutraceuticals, pharmacy magazines, hospital pharmacy careers, Amazon’s potential...
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How Generic Combination Drugs Are Reducing Spending

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Replacing brand name drugs with their generic counterparts can save Medicare hundreds of millions of dollars a year, according to recently published research. The researchers arrived at their conclusion by...
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It’s High Time We Educate Patients on Marijuana Use

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Marijuana for medical purposes is now legal in half of all states, even though it is still considered illegal at the federal level. Because of its growing use to treat...
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As Celebrities Bring Notoriety to the Opioid Epidemic, Community Pharmacists Can Offer Help

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Recently, singer Demi Lovato suffered a drug overdose and was saved by using the opioid reversal medication Narcan (naloxone). Her struggle with substance abuse has brought added attention to the...
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Educating Patients on Expiration Dates

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The expiration dates on certain batches of EpiPen products are being extended four months by the FDA because of chronic shortages of the medication. The extension applies to certain batches...
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Are Patients Misusing NSAIDS?

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About 15 percent of all patients who take NSAIDS are misusing them, according to recent studies. The causes relate to the patients’ attitudes toward taking drugs. Of the patients surveyed,...
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