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Monday, October 20, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
In the pediatric hospital setting, pharmacists most frequently perform drug therapy changes on the cancer ward.
Monday, October 20, 2014
By Davy James, Associate Editor
Progress in the fight against an Ebola outbreak has been made on 2 fronts.
Monday, October 20, 2014
By Aimee Simone, Associate Editor
Author, speaker, and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki inspired independent community pharmacists to be enchanting.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
By Katie Eder, Senior Editor
Although pharmacies can legally dispense remaining refills of prescriptions for rescheduled hydrocodone combination products submitted prior to October 6, 2014, over the next 6 months, many drug chains have chosen not to honor those refills.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
By Krystle Vermes
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uncovered clusters of high vaccination exemption at the local level, which leaves communities vulnerable to vaccine-preventable diseases.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
By Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
Notable outbreaks over the past 2 decades have qualified enterovirus D68 as an emerging pathogen.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Slow and steady does not win the weight regain race, new research suggests.
Friday, October 17, 2014
By Krystle Vermes
Patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis are more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension.
Friday, October 17, 2014
By Davy James, Associate Editor
A hospital employee may have been in contact with clinical specimens from a deceased Ebola patient.
Friday, October 17, 2014
By Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Many cardiologists and pharmacists are concerned about clopidogrel, especially when it is prescribed for patients with diabetes.
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Really smart investors tend to have their own unique style. But dumb ones are all the same. They tend to be ignorant of stock market history. And they act - or, more to the point, react - not rationally but emotionally.
This week's PMD Critical List looks at the return of house calls, the advent of physician "mechanics," and the tough civil liberties questions posted by the Ebola virus.