Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:53:31 EDT Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:53:31 EDT CVS Health Finds Benefit in Banning Cigarettes From Pharmacies Research conducted by CVS Health supported its move to discontinue sales of tobacco products. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:18:19 EDT What's in Store for the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo The 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo will be held in Denver, Colorado, from August 22, 2015, to August 25, 2015. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:59:16 EDT The Age of Targeted Osteoarthritis Therapy Begins Alpha-2-macroglobulin may soon revolutionize the treatment of osteoarthritis. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:39:27 EDT Obama Ramps Up Response to Ebola Epidemic Thousands of US military personnel will deploy to West Africa. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:05:21 EDT US Hospital Administrative Costs Dwarf Other Nations' Spending Using a less market-oriented payment scheme could reduce high hospital administrative costs. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:52:12 EDT Insight Sessions Featured at the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo The 23 Insight Sessions featured at the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo addressed a wide range of challenges affecting today’s pharmacy landscape. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:25:19 EDT Enterovirus Cases Spread to the Northeast The respiratory virus that hospitalized hundreds of children in the Midwest and the South has now reached the Northeast. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:02:01 EDT Study Shows Type 1 Interferons Block Allergy and Asthma Driving Cells Researchers found that inhibiting development of T helper 2 cells may be advantageous in the control of allergic responses. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:11:44 EDT Most mHealth Apps Lack Privacy Policies Only 30% of the most commonly used mHealth apps have privacy policies. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:52:01 EDT Combination Treatment for HIV/HCV Coinfection Shown Effective in Phase 3 Trial Results of a phase 3 trial demonstrate the effectiveness of simeprevir in combination with ribavirin and peginterferon as a treatment for patients coinfected with HIV and HCV. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:56:43 EDT Pharmacy Services Provided at the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo Through the Pharmacist Connect program, pharmacists from chain member companies provided 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo attendees with immunizations and other pharmacy services. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:23:01 EDT Worst-Case Scenario: Nearly 300,000 New Ebola Cases in 2014 Current transmission rates from primary cases to secondary cases could cause Ebola epidemic to explode. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:05:40 EDT Current Trends in the Pharmacy Job Market Although many pharmacists express concerns about the state of the pharmacy job market, the good news is the demand for pharmacists seems to be increasing. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:51:59 EDT Pharmacist ICU Involvement Reduces Hospital Costs, Adverse Events Involving pharmacists in the intensive care unit reduces adverse events and costs for patients who receive continuous veno-venous hemofiltration. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:04:48 EDT New Features for NACDS-TV at the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo Adding to the roving reporter system of the inaugural NACDS-TV, the video resource for the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo incorporated a studio at the entrance to the exhibit floor. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:10:26 EDT The Success of the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo Jim Whitman, senior vice president of member programs and services for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), details the success of the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:47:42 EDT Clinical Pharmacists Catch Medication Discrepancies More Often Than Nurses Given a structured method for medication reconciliation, clinical pharmacists identify more medication discrepancies than nurses. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:40:01 EDT Are Artificial Sweeteners a Hidden Trigger of Inflammatory Bowel Disease? In several countries, increases in the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease have been observed closely following regulatory approval of sucralose. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:39:44 EDT Pharmacists Overestimate Patients’ Understanding of Medical Terms Pharmacists gauge patients’ recognition of medical terms higher than doctors do. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:40:41 EDT How Vaccinations Have Expanded the Role of Pharmacists At the 2014 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo, Lauren Forni, PharmD, RPH, of CVS/pharmacy, discusses how the new standing order for providing immunizations has expanded the role of pharmacists. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:04:22 EDT