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Polypharmacy Risks in the Elderly

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Polypharmacy is a term used to describe a situation where a person is taking a number of different drugs simultaneously, usually more than are medically necessary. It is more common...
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These Pharmacists Went Above and Beyond, and the Impact Was Amazing

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Pharmacy Career Tips

Many pharmacists and schools of pharmacy do community outreach, making connections with the community and improving healthcare delivery for those who really need it. Here are a few examples of...
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Study Shows That Ibuprofen Could Reduce Smokers’ Risk of Death

Posted in Patient Education, Rx News

If you are a smoker, you may want to consider taking ibuprofen on a regular basis. Short of quitting smoking entirely, taking the anti-inflammatory drug has been found to appreciably...
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What Are Orphan Drugs and How Will They Affect You?

Posted in Rx News, Pharmacy Management Tips

They are called orphan drugs, and they are used to treat rare medical conditions. Many more of these types of drugs are coming on the market because they generate a...
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Why You Should Attend a Pharmacy Convention

There are many pharmacy conventions held throughout the year focusing on different issues and topics (here is an overview of some of the top pharmacy conferences in 2017 ). As...
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The Skills Every Hospital Pharmacist Needs to Excel

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

In order to do their job, a pharmacist needs a thorough knowledge of drugs, what conditions they treat, how they operate, what their side effects are, and how they should...
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How to Help Your Patients Afford EpiPens

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

As anyone who follows the news knows, the price of the EpiPen, an epinephrine autoinjector used for the treatment of anaphylaxis, has soared, increasing from $100 to $600. However, there...
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The Pharmacy Trends That Will Shape the Rest of 2017

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Where is the practice of pharmacy heading as we move further into 2017? Here are a few of the trends. Programs for addressing antibiotic-resistant strains of microbes. New regulations from...
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What is Nuclear Pharmacy?

Posted in Rx Career Tips, Pharmacy Industry News

Nuclear pharmacy is a specialization within the field of pharmacy that focuses on the compounding and dispensing of radioactive substances. These substances are used in nuclear medicine. In the field...
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Five Rewarding Alternative Careers for Pharmacists

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

Health officials have predicted continued growth in the pharmacy profession; however, with more pharmacy schools coming online and churning out more graduates, finding the right job may get harder. Newly...
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