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Friday, October 31, 2014
By Davy James, Associate Editor
Transmission of the Ebola virus remains widespread in West Africa, with infections among health care workers continuing to rise.
Friday, October 31, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Although only 38% of respondents to a recent Pharmacy Times poll have ever reported an armed robbery at their pharmacies, the experience remains jarring for those who do report the crime.
Friday, October 31, 2014
By Krystle Vermes
Three industry groups have collaborated to generate new approaches to care delivery through pharmacists that will lower medical costs and improve health outcomes.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
QS/1 is taking PCI data protection to the next level for its customers by partnering with ANX, an industry leader in helping pharmacies and small retail businesses secure and protect systems and networks from data breaches.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Sometimes, the pharmacist just can’t leave the counter. At certain locations, that dedication persists even after death, leading to tales of spectral pharmacists causing mischief and strange events at their former pharmacies.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Police have taken suspects into custody in conjunction with recent armed robberies at Rite Aid and CVS pharmacies.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Davy James, Associate Editor
The World Health Organization convened a high-level emergency meeting with government leaders and pharmaceutical company representatives earlier this week to discuss issues surrounding access to experimental Ebola vaccines.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Krystle Vermes
Pfizer’s serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, desvenlafaxine (Pristiq), has low potential for causing sexual dysfunction in patients with major depressive disorder.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Katie Eder, Senior Editor
Asthmatics with vitamin D deficiency are significantly more susceptible to acute asthma attacks.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Members of Congress have launched an investigation into the increasing generic drug prices that are plaguing both patients and pharmacists.
Physician's Money Digest
The end of Daylight Saving Time means an “extra” hour for most Americans. And while the vast majority of people will use that extra hour to sleep, Fidelity Investments is suggesting a different idea: Use the time to focus on your finances.
Any businessperson knows taxes can make a significant difference to their company’s bottom line. And while recent tax inversions by multinational corporations have highlighted the effects of federal tax policy, local and states taxes can also play a major role determining whether a business thrives, fails, or even relocates.