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5 Consequences of Overusing Antibiotics

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Antibiotics are a keystone of modern medicine. They have rendered once dangerous diseases obsolete. However, they are being overused, prescribed even when the need for them may be questionable. This...
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Pack Your Bags and Get Your Phamacy CMEs

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Are you looking for some pharmacy CMEs in 2016 that will help keep you up to date on cutting-edge research and practice in pharmacology? Listed below are a few noteworthy...
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2016 Pharmacy Hiring Outlook

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Although prospects for 2016 still look good, the job market for pharmacists appears to be heading toward uncertain territory. Because of shortages in the past, more universities have opened pharmacy...
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Pharmacy Careers Poised for Growth in 2016

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According to forecasts from the U.S. Department of Labor, job prospects for pharmacists in 2016 should be strong, as the profession is expected to grow faster than average for the...
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Illegal Pharmacy Websites Admonished by FDA

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The Food and Drug Administration is going after companies selling drugs online that have not been approved by the agency. The FDA has sent warnings to almost 1,500 websites selling...
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CVS Purchases Target’s Pharmacy Business

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In a deal worth almost $2 billion dollars, CVS has purchased all of Target’s pharmacies and clinics. CVS is the largest pharmacy chain in the country, and with the purchase...
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CVS Health to Buy Omnicare for $12.7 Billion

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CVS Health is expanding its business into the long-term healthcare market with the acquisition of Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities. CVS is spending $12.7 billion...
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Preparing for Hospital and Health System Drug Shortages

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You’ve no doubt noticed drug shortages at your hospital or health system. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, according to an April 2015 article in McKesson.com , that “active shortages”...
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Does Your Pharmacy Satisfaction Rating Stand up to the Competition?

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A recent survey of pharmacy customers has revealed that most people are very satisfied with the service they receive from their pharmacy and plan to continue using the same store...
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The Dangers of Purchasing Prescription Drugs from Another Country

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With the high cost of drugs in the United States, many patients buy their drugs from other countries because the prices are lower. But patients need to be careful, because...
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