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Primary Care Patients & COVID-19

By Daniella

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have avoided or delayed health care out of concern for their health or the health of their families. According to a national survey of 4,400 Americans, conducted by Aetna and Morning Consult, 60% responded that they had canceled or delayed hea...

07.30.20 11:26 AM - Comment(s)

Increase Pharmacy Profits through Staffing Changes

By Daniella

When it comes to staffing your pharmacy, each store varies in finding the appropriate number of staff and hours. Especially as store traffic changes day to day and seasonally, it may be hard to determine when to schedule your staff and how many. However, there are a few ways you can shift your staff...

07.28.20 02:35 PM - Comment(s)

President Trump Takes Action to Lower Drug Costs & Ensure Access to Life-Saving Medication 

By Daniella

The White House issued a press release on July 24, 2020 stating that President Trump had signed four Executive Orders to decrease prescription drug costs and increase access to life-saving medication among Americans. The signing of the Executive Orders adds to the President’s previous efforts to dri...

07.25.20 10:38 AM - Comment(s)

Teva Respiratory Launches First Smart Inhaler

By Daniella

Teva Respiratory released the first digital albuterol sulfate 117 mcg rescue inhaler for patients over the age of four, with a corresponding companion app. This rescue inhaler is meant to treat or prevent bronchospasm for patients with reversible obstructive airway disease and is for the prevention ...

07.15.20 11:46 AM - Comment(s)

The Impact of Sleep on Children's Mental Health

By Daniella

A recent study conducted by the University of Houston examined the impact of poor sleep on children ages 7 to 11. During the study, children were administered two tests, one after a full night of sleep, and one after a night of restricted sleep. The participants were then shown a series of images an...

07.13.20 11:10 AM - Comment(s)