Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:00:38 EDT Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:00:38 EDT <em>Pharmacy Times</em> Asks a Walgreens Pharmacist: How Do You Encourage Patient Proactivity? Chirag Patel, PharmD, a Walgreens pharmacist in Union, New Jersey, explains how he encourages patients to take a more proactive role in their health care. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:39:12 EDT CDC Ebola Response Team Converges on New York City Three individuals who were in close contact with an Ebola patient have been placed under quarantine. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:03:01 EDT Hospital Pharmacy Staff Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide A suspected murder-suicide at a Texas hospital pharmacy has left a pharmacist and a pharmacy technician dead. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:32:42 EDT Obese Asthmatics Overuse Rescue Medications 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. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:00:01 EDT <em>Pharmacy Times</em> Asks a Walgreens Pharmacist: What Services Surprise Your Patients? Chirag Patel, PharmD, a Walgreens pharmacist in Union, New Jersey, details Walgreens’ WellTransitions program. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:37:26 EDT Contaminated Supplements Still Sit on Store Shelves Supplements sold after FDA recalls are still contaminated with banned pharmaceutical ingredients. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:59:13 EDT Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines Miss Majority of At-Risk Women Current risk assessment strategies for reducing fractures related to osteoporosis among women fail to accurately predict who will experience major osteoporotic injuries. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:53:59 EDT Three Armed Robbery Attempts Made at Pharmacies in the Last Week Police in Pennsylvania and Missouri recently reported 3 armed robbery attempts made at pharmacies. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:11:38 EDT Pharmacy Facts Shared During American Pharmacists Month 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. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:53:55 EDT OTC Analgesics May Reduce Depression Symptoms Used alongside antidepressants, OTC analgesics and anti-inflammatories purchased from pharmacies may effectively treat patients with depression without increasing their risk of adverse events. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:59:47 EDT <em>Pharmacy Times</em> Asks a Walgreens Pharmacist: How Do You Build Patient Trust? Chirag Patel, PharmD, a Walgreens pharmacist in Union, New Jersey, describes the methods he uses to earn patients’ trust. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:34:01 EDT Purdue Pharma Enhances Opioid Education for Pharmacists The transdermal buprenorphine manufacturer has launched an awareness campaign to address specific knowledge gaps among pharmacists that pertain to opioids. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:43:30 EDT The Ebola Epidemic: What Pharmacists Need to Know Learn about the strains involved in current and past Ebola epidemics, features of the virus, information about aerosolized spread, and treatments in development. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:14:40 EDT Aging Satisfaction Influences Preventive Health Behavior Adults aged 50 years or older who feel comfortable about aging are more likely to seek preventive health care services. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:11:21 EDT Fish Oil Supplementation Won’t Stop Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence A new study indicates that high doses of fish oil supplementation fails to prevent the recurrence of atrial fibrillation. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:45:48 EDT Enterovirus Infection Increases Type 1 Diabetes Risk Children infected with enterovirus have a 48% increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:34:16 EDT <em>Pharmacy Times</em> Asks a Walgreens Pharmacist: What Are Your Wellness Initiatives? Chirag Patel, PharmD, a Walgreens pharmacist in Union, New Jersey, describes the wellness initiatives that Walgreens pharmacists are introducing to patients. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:26:40 EDT Pharmacy Lessons From a Viral Music Video From a bad customer service experience, independent musician Dave Carroll learned valuable lessons that apply to independent community pharmacists. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:35:01 EDT Cigarette Purchases Commonly Accompany Asthma Prescription Refills Even though smoking can exacerbate respiratory conditions and limit the efficacy of their treatment, patients often purchase cigarettes while filling prescriptions for asthma or antihypertensive drugs at pharmacies. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:02:10 EDT Pharmacist Interventions Optimize Pediatric Cancer Care In the pediatric hospital setting, pharmacists most frequently perform drug therapy changes on the cancer ward. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:59:21 EDT