Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:38:09 EDT Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:38:09 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 Lessons from the 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist™ Award Finalists Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, divulges what he’s learned from his fellow Next-Generation Pharmacist™ Award finalists. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:17:19 EDT Dozens of Americans Clear Ebola Monitoring Period Progress in the fight against an Ebola outbreak has been made on 2 fronts. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:21:48 EDT Guy Kawasaki Advises Community Pharmacists to Enchant Patients Author, speaker, and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki inspired independent community pharmacists to be enchanting. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:44:01 EDT Diversity of the 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist™ Award Finalists Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, reflects on his fellow 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist™ Award finalists. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:14:01 EDT Despite DEA Accommodation, Many Pharmacies Prohibit Hydrocodone Refills Although pharmacies can legally dispense remaining refills of prescriptions for rescheduled hydrocodone combination products submitted prior to October 6, 2014, over the next 6 months, many drug chains have chosen not to honor those refills. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:42:36 EDT CDC: Current Clusters of Vaccination Exemption May Spread Preventable Disease The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uncovered clusters of high vaccination exemption at the local level, which leaves communities vulnerable to vaccine-preventable diseases. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:19:49 EDT Enterovirus D68: How Did the Current Outbreak Begin? Notable outbreaks over the past 2 decades have qualified enterovirus D68 as an emerging pathogen. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:31:39 EDT Provider Status Would Open Opportunities for Pharmacists Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, discusses how provider status would influence pharmacists’ daily practice. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:06:19 EDT Weight Regain Remains the Same Regardless of Rapid or Slow Weight Loss Slow and steady does not win the weight regain race, new research suggests. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:11:13 EDT Challenges for Pharmacists in the Evolving Health Care Industry Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP, describes the challenges pharmacists may face as the health care industry continues to evolve. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:01:01 EDT Psoriasis Severity Hikes Odds of Uncontrolled Hypertension Patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis are more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:46:37 EDT Texas Hospital Worker Exposed to Ebola Quarantined on Cruise Ship A hospital employee may have been in contact with clinical specimens from a deceased Ebola patient. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:31:33 EDT Selecting Antiplatelet Agents for Diabetics With Acute Coronary Syndrome Many cardiologists and pharmacists are concerned about clopidogrel, especially when it is prescribed for patients with diabetes. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:16:43 EDT Predicting Partial Response to PPI Therapy As nearly one-third of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease are partial responders to proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), health care professionals could benefit from reliable methods that predict who will respond to PPIs and who will not. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:42:01 EDT