Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:02:15 EDT Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:02:15 EDT Proximity to Healthy Food Stores Supports Better Dieting The closer obese patients live to a grocery store with a decent selection of healthy foods, the more likely they are to have better diets. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:37:01 EDT Major Chain Drug Retailers Robbed at Gunpoint Armed robberies were recently reported at Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid pharmacies across the United States. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:23:47 EDT <em>Pharmacy Times</em> Asks a Walgreens Pharmacist: How Are You Raising Awareness for Pharmacy Services? Chirag Patel, PharmD, a Walgreens pharmacist in Union, New Jersey, details the methods Walgreens pharmacists use to raise awareness for the services they offer. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:42:54 EDT Type 1 Diabetes Rates Rising Among White Youth The rate of type 1 diabetes mellitus among non-Hispanic white youth increased significantly over an 8-year period. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:17:01 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