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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A Texas pharmacist noted something fishy about a patient’s prescription and called the police, who later arrested the customer after confirming he had photocopied his prescription.
Monday, January 26, 2015
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Kentucky pharmacist Larry Fortenberry had always imagined what he would do in a robbery situation, and he believed that passive, obedient behavior would be the safest bet.
Monday, January 26, 2015
The single tablet regimen is being evaluated in phase 3 clinical studies for the treatment of all 6 genotypes of hepatitis C.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Treating traveler’s diarrhea with antibiotics may contribute to antibiotic resistance and spread resistant bacteria strains, particularly if travelers visit developing parts of the world.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Using a tube of sealant as a fake gun, a man robbed a pharmacy in Piedmont, Oklahoma, but was caught by police in less than 5 minutes.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Rachel Lutz
Pharmacists play an important role in ensuring optimal patient outcomes within accountable care organizations.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Feeling #angry, #stressed, or #tired? Such negative tweets within a given region can indicate increased heart disease risk, according to University of Pennsylvania Medical School researchers.
Friday, January 23, 2015
By Krystle Vermes
New research findings on the pathogen behind the flu could increase the effectiveness of influenza immunization programs.
Friday, January 23, 2015
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A young boy threatened to kill everyone at a CVS pharmacy in Indianapolis, Indiana, before leaving with a brown paper bag full of stolen pills on January 19, 2015, according to The Associated Press (AP).
Thursday, January 22, 2015
By Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A pharmacy in North Muskegon, Michigan, has been robbed twice of the same prescription medication.
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