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Friday, October 24, 2014
By Davy James, Associate Editor
Three individuals who were in close contact with an Ebola patient have been placed under quarantine.
Friday, October 24, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
A suspected murder-suicide at a Texas hospital pharmacy has left a pharmacist and a pharmacy technician dead.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
By Katie Eder, Senior Editor
As a result of confusing sensations of breathlessness with asthma symptoms, overweight and obese children tend to report poorer asthma control and overuse rescue medications.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
By Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Supplements sold after FDA recalls are still contaminated with banned pharmaceutical ingredients.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
By Krystle Vermes
Current risk assessment strategies for reducing fractures related to osteoporosis among women fail to accurately predict who will experience major osteoporotic injuries.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Police in Pennsylvania and Missouri recently reported 3 armed robbery attempts made at pharmacies.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Katie Eder, Senior Editor
Throughout the month of October, pharmacists are encouraged to share daily facts pertaining to the pharmacy profession via social media in celebration of American Pharmacists Month.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Used alongside antidepressants, OTC analgesics and anti-inflammatories purchased from pharmacies may effectively treat patients with depression without increasing their risk of adverse events.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Krystle Vermes
The transdermal buprenorphine manufacturer has launched an awareness campaign to address specific knowledge gaps among pharmacists that pertain to opioids.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
Learn about the strains involved in current and past Ebola epidemics, features of the virus, information about aerosolized spread, and treatments in development.
Physician's Money Digest
When things get bad, people - even experts - make definitive statements based on fear. When the market has been strong for a while, the same thing happens, but then it's based on greed and the feeling that stocks will never go down again.
Surgical simulation is becoming an increasingly important educational tool and performance metric in the training of orthopedic surgeons. Understanding and visualizing a surgical procedure before executing it in practice is crucial to surgical training success.