Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:38:46 UTC Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:38:46 UTC Why 1 Field Clinical Manager Choose to Work for Rite Aid Marcy Andrews, PharmD, field clinical manager for Rite Aid Clinical Services, talks about why she choose to work for Rite Aid. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:54:00 UTC How Rite Aid Differs From Other Pharmacies in Terms of Service, Experience Marcy Andrews, PharmD, field clinical manager for Rite Aid Clinical Services, talks about what makes Rite Aid different from other pharmacies in terms of the service or experience it offers to customers. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:18:00 UTC How Anorexics Control Appetite Anorexic patients may not experience the reward-based motivation for food that drives many individuals to eat, which would explain how they are able to control their appetite. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:29:00 UTC New Technologies Changing the Future of Health and Medicine In his keynote address at the American Pharmacists Association’s general session, Daniel Kraft, MD, chairman of the medicine and neuroscience tracks for Singularity University, posited that it is time to think outside the box and reimagine health and pharmacy. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:00:00 UTC FDA Issues Strong Warning on Anemia Drug Risks Ferumoxytol (Feraheme) has been responsible for a number of serious reactions and deaths since its 2009 approval. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:05:00 UTC Hypertension Management: Making Sense of the Guidelines A veritable alphabet soup of hypertension guidelines have been released over the past year. Here is what you need to know. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:33:00 UTC Immunization Update for Pharmacists Changes to immunization schedules, a review of this season’s flu shot, and potential vaccines in the pipeline were broached at the American Pharmacist Association’s Annual Meeting and Exposition session on immunizations. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:05:00 UTC Ex-Pharmacy Tech Charged with Drug Trafficking A former pharmacy technician in Massachusetts has pleaded not guilty to charges of drug trafficking and larceny. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:00:00 UTC True Community-Based Care Centers on Collaboration Team-based care and the importance of relationships between pharmacists and physicians were the emphasis of the keynote address at the American Pharmacists Association 2015 annual meeting. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:19:00 UTC Biosimilars: Pharmacist Self-Education Is Key to Drug Safety and Efficacy With many blockbuster biologics’ patents expiring, pharmacists must educate themselves so they can properly inform patients about the safe and effective use of biosimilars. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:00:00 UTC PTSD May Promote Heart Failure Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder face greater odds of developing heart failure. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:35:00 UTC Compounding Pharmacy Shuttered Following License Suspension A pharmacist in Cleveland, Tennessee, has surrendered her license following an investigation into her compounding pharmacy’s use of potentially unsafe ingredients. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:00:00 UTC Cancer Drug Costs Soared in 2 Decades Cancer drug prices have increased 10% each year since 1995, even after adjusting for inflation and incremental health benefits. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:19:00 UTC Stopping Statins May Benefit End-of-Life Patients Patients with limited life expectancy may see improvement in their quality of life if they stop taking statins. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:00:00 UTC Would a Data Bank Fill Epilepsy Care Gaps? Epilepsy has scores of factors, each leading to different treatment strategies and complicating the development of an evidence-based approach to seizure control. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 02:00:00 UTC Pharmacy Board Director’s Retirement Shortly Follows Critical Audit The executive director of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy is retiring after 30 years in the business and a recent critical audit of the pharmacy board. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:00:00 UTC Health-System Pharmacist Fired for Illicitly Accessing Health Records A health-system pharmacist was recently let go after peeking at the health records of patients not in his care. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 02:00:00 UTC Hydrocodone Rescheduling Hinders Pain Patient Access Tighter hydrocodone regulations meant to reduce opioid abuse are hindering pain patients’ access to the products. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 05:00:00 UTC Death Risk for Dementia Patients May Increase with Antipsychotic Use Seniors with dementia who take antipsychotics may face a higher risk of death than previously thought. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:17:00 UTC Clinical Empathy Key to Pharmacist–Patient Interactions Prior to dispensing a prescription to a patient, it may pay to walk a mile in his or her shoes. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:57:00 UTC