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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
Of the 1.2 million Americans with human immunodeficiency virus in 2011, 70% did not have their condition under control.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
AkzoNobel has joined forces with SuikerUnie, Rabobank, Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands, Groningen Seaports, and the Province of Groningen, to investigate the possibility of producing chemicals from beet-derived sugar feedstock.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
The FDA approved Valeant Pharmaceutical International’s clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide 1.2%/3.75% today for the once-daily treatment of both non-inflammatory and inflammatory acne in patients 12 and older.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A student pharmacist wrote an open letter to a radio station after a host disparaged the profession with complaints that ranged from the time he had to wait in line for his Z-Pak medication to the placement of contraceptives near the pharmacy counter, according to Buzzfeed.
Monday, November 24, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
Community chain pharmacies vary in the barriers they face when implementing programs to improve medication therapy management.
Monday, November 24, 2014
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Two Rite Aid employees in Moultrie, Georgia, have been accused of stealing prescription medications from their own pharmacy, according to the Moultrie Observer.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
The vast majority of patients with chronic kidney disease are recommended to receive statins under current cholesterol management guidelines, but half of those patients are not taking the drugs.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Johnson & Johnson announced today a global partnership with Save the Children that has the potential to help millions of children over the next three years.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
By Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of certain types of cancer are surprisingly unstandardized.
Physician's Money Digest
If investors want better outcomes, they would be better served if capital were allocated by diverse teams. And the issue is not just about white males. When a team or market is dominated by any ethnicity, it tends to make worse decisions.
If you’re able to predict the activity of Congress and the decision-making logic of the Supreme Court then you’re probably in good shape for developing a strategy to prepare for the Affordable Care Act. In the absence of such knowledge, you may at the least want to focus on the following: