The Case of the Missed DoseMonday, October 17, 2016
Even though Iâ€™m a pharmacist, Iâ€™m just as capable of making a dosing error on myself as anybody else.
How Some Develop a Taste for MethFriday, September 30, 2016
I ran into an old friend at a party the other day. Iâ€™d known him since he was about 6 and heâ€™s now in his mid-20s. For some reason, the kid had taken a shine to me.
Dispensing Clean Needles to Injectable Drug UsersWednesday, September 21, 2016
The great debate of whether pharmacies should dispense clean needles and syringes to injectable drug users has resurfaced. Although some critics view it as pure evil, I find it purely necessary. When patients come in for the needles, I gladly sell them.
Waiting to Conduct Research on CannabisWednesday, August 24, 2016
6630507 isnâ€™t a phone number. Itâ€™s the federal governmentâ€™s patent application registration for cannabis sativa to be used as an antioxidant and neuroprotectant.
Finding Solace in Common ThreadsFriday, July 29, 2016
Although it still hurt to lose Dutch Treitz, the North Pocono region hasn't seen a send-off like his in a long time.
A Musical HomecomingThursday, June 16, 2016
A few months ago, I spotted a post from my old high school announcing a tribute concert for my former band director.
Protecting the Oath of a PharmacistThursday, May 26, 2016
Pharmacists are one of the world's most trustworthy professionals, and itâ€™s a responsibility I donâ€™t take lightly.
The Public Stigma of Medical CannabisWednesday, May 18, 2016
As progressive as Pennsylvaniaâ€™s cities are, the rural areas remain staunchly conservative, and the stigma of â€œmarijuanaâ€ is as prevalent as its smoke.
Bringing Drug Addiction to LightWednesday, May 4, 2016
Some feel that the subject of drug addiction should be reserved for the family closet next to the other skeletons, while others choose to wear it on their forehead.