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Safety in Retail Pharmacies – Are Pharmacists in Danger?

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Crime targeting pharmacies has been on the rise, and the level of violence is up as well according to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The crime level has been increasing...
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Should You Be Concerned About Biosimilars?

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Biosimilars are drugs that are almost identical to the original, which are made by a different company. And it is that “almost” that has many pharmacists and physicians concerned about...
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Deprescribing and Why It’s Becoming Commonplace

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Deprescribing is a term that refers to the reduction or elimination of medication that could actually be causing harm to a patient, or a medication that is doing nothing to...
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What Will the New Political Landscape Mean for Pharmacists?

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The election of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45 th president has created an uncertain future for the healthcare industry. Trump campaigned on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) signed...
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Top Pharmacy Conferences for 2017

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Pharmacy gatherings for 2017 cover a range of topics, including biotechnology, pharmacy leadership and safety, managed care and specialty pharmacy, among many others. Here is a list of some of...
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Eating These Foods Can Have Medicinal Effects

Posted in Patient Education, Pharmacy Industry News

Everyone knows diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. What you eat can make a big difference in the prevention and management of illnesses. There are some foods,...
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A Response to Growing Antibiotic Resistance

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Medical researchers and practitioners are becoming increasingly alarmed at the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The primary causes of this resistance are patients who do not follow instructions for taking the...
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FDA Approves Solution for the Treatment of Hypertension

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The FDA has recently approved a liquid version of Lisinopril, designed to improve the treatment of hypertension in children. Called Qbrelis, it is the first and only oral solution of...
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Classifying Different Types of Insulin

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Diabetes in the United States has been exploding, increasing from 26 million in 2010 to 29 million in 2012 alone. More than 200,000 people under the age of 20 have...
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ASHP Puts Safety First

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In an effort to reduce medication errors, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists has recently begun the first national program to standardize medication concentrations. This is a three-year program to...
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