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Three Drugs Get Rx to OTC Approval

By Michele

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

02.17.20 11:25 AM - Comment(s)

The Role of Pharmacists in Smoking Cessation

By Michele

Approximately 34 million Americans currently smoke cigarettes, and most adults have been smokers since adolescence. Over $170 billion in health care spending is attributed to smoking. 

Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General is the 34th tobacco-related Surgeon General’s report pu...

02.04.20 10:40 AM - Comment(s)

Putting Patients at Risk

By Michele


“I am a danger to the public working for CVS,” one pharmacist wrote in an anonymous letter to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy in April. 

 

With huge quotas to fill amidst staffing cuts, patient safety has taken a backseat in many chain pharmacies.  From sending unwarranted refill...

01.31.20 02:21 PM - Comment(s)

Millennials least likely to get vaccinated

By Michele

According to a survey commissioned by the American Academy of Family Physicians, certain groups, including millennials and African Americans, are more susceptible to anti-vaccination rhetoric and beliefs, with 51% of Americans reporting they have not received a flu shot this season. In addition, nea...

01.31.20 01:31 PM - Comment(s)