Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/rems/condition-rss en-us Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:27:37 EST Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:27:37 EST Teens Likely to Abuse Legally Prescribed Anxiety, Sleep Drugs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Teens-Likely-to-Abuse-Legally-Prescribed-Anxiety-Sleep-Drugs Teenagers prescribed anxiety or sleep medications are up to 12 times more likely to illegally abuse those drugs than their peers who had never received a prescription. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:01:01 EST Pharmacies Indicted for Medicaid Fraud http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacies-Indicted-for-Medicaid-Fraud New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman indicted 3 Brooklyn pharmacies and their employees and owners for allegedly stealing $5 million from the Medicaid program, according to the New York Daily News. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:03:01 EST Pharmacy Times Asks a Burmans Pharmacist: What Are Your Wellness Initiatives? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pharmacy-Times-Asks-a-Burmans-Pharmacist-What-Are-Your-Wellness-Initiatives Vince Canzanese, RPh, director of compounding at Burmans Pharmacy in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania, discusses the independent pharmacy’s wellness initiatives. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:04:56 EST Pharmacist Caught Dispensing Controlled Substances Without Prescriptions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacist-Caught-Dispensing-Controlled-Substances-Without-Prescriptions A pharmacist from Northern Ireland has been accused of dispensing hundreds of thousands of pills without prescriptions from his Armagh city chemist, according to the Irish Independent. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:02:01 EST Advice for Future Independent Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Advice-for-Future-Independent-Pharmacists B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, gives advice to pharmacy students interested in independent pharmacy. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:02:33 EST Pharmacy Times Asks a Burmans Pharmacist: How Are You Raising Awareness for Pharmacy Services? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pharmacy-Times-Asks-a-Burmans-Pharmacist-How-Are-You-Raising-Awareness-for-Pharmacy-Services Vince Canzanese, RPh, director of compounding at Burmans Pharmacy, says the independent pharmacy raises awareness about its services by being involved in the Brookhaven, Pennsylvania, community. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:00:19 EST Flu Severity Varies by Virus Subtype http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Flu-Severity-Varies-by-Virus-Subtype Certain flu virus subtypes have more potential to cause severe illness than others, according to a new study published in mBio. For that reason, avian influenza viruses that express the more dangerous subtypes should be monitored closely to prevent the spread of severe disease. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:01:01 EST Pharmacy Investigated for Recommending Potentially Unsafe Pain Product to Breastfeeding Woman http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacy-Investigated-for-Recommending-Potentially-Unsafe-Pain-Product-to-Breastfeeding-Woman A British supermarket is launching an investigation into its pharmacy after a breastfeeding woman said she was advised to buy a potentially unsuitable product. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:02:01 EST Billion-Dollar Diabetes Burden Continues to Climb http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Billion-Dollar-Diabetes-Burden-Continues-to-Climb Excess medical costs for diabetes and lost productivity amounted to more than $322 billion in 2012, a 48% increase from the $218 billion estimate for 2007. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:05:41 EST How Independent Pharmacies Can Improve Quality Ratings http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/How-Independent-Pharmacies-Can-Improve-Quality-Ratings B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, discusses how community pharmacies can improve their quality ratings. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:25 EST Pharmacy Times Asks a Burmans Pharmacist: What Pharmacy Services Surprise Patients? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pharmacy-Times-Asks-a-Burmans-Pharmacist-What-Pharmacy-Services-Surprise-Patients The most surprising service offered at Burmans Pharmacy in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania, used to be commonplace at most pharmacies. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:56:17 EST HIV Immensely Undertreated in Diagnosed Americans http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/HIV-Immensely-Undertreated-in-Diagnosed-Americans Of the 1.2 million Americans with human immunodeficiency virus in 2011, 70% did not have their condition under control. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:01:01 EST The Impact of Quality Measures on Pharmacy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/The-Impact-of-Quality-Measures-on-Pharmacy B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, discusses how quality measures are impacting pharmacy. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:58:29 EST Pharmacy Times Asks a Burmans Pharmacist: How Do You Extend American Pharmacists Month? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pharmacy-Times-Asks-a-Burmans-Pharmacist-How-Do-You-Extend-American-Pharmacists-Month At Burmans Pharmacy, the key to extending the spirit of American Pharmacists Month is to continually improve pharmacy operations. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:52:20 EST FDA Approves Onexton Gel for Acne http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/FDA-Approves-Onexton-Gel-for-Acne-Treatment The FDA approved Valeant Pharmaceutical International’s clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide 1.2%/3.75% today for the once-daily treatment of both non-inflammatory and inflammatory acne in patients 12 and older. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:48:21 EST Pharmacist Tells Off Radio Host for Slamming Profession http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacist-Tells-Off-Radio-Host-for-Slamming-Profession A student pharmacist wrote an open letter to a radio station after a host disparaged the profession with complaints that ranged from the time he had to wait in line for his Z-Pak medication to the placement of contraceptives near the pharmacy counter, according to Buzzfeed. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:25:35 EST Adherence Challenges Differ Across Community Pharmacies http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Adherence-Challenges-Differ-Across-Community-Pharmacies Community chain pharmacies vary in the barriers they face when implementing programs to improve medication therapy management. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:30:51 EST New Adherence Opportunities for Independent Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/New-Adherence-Opportunities-for-Independent-Pharmacists B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, discusses new adherence programs independent pharmacists are using. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:55:42 EST Pharmacy Times Asks a Burmans Pharmacist: What Hot Topics Have You Addressed This Month? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Pharmacy-Times-Asks-a-Burmans-Pharmacist-What-Hot-Topics-Have-You-Addressed-This-Month Vince Canzanese, RPh, director of compounding at Burmans Pharmacy discusses some of the hot topics at the Brookhaven, Pennsylvania independent pharmacy. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:46:56 EST Rite Aid Pharmacy Employees Arrested for Stealing Painkillers http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Rite-Aid-Pharmacy-Employees-Arrested-for-Stealing-Painkillers Two Rite Aid employees in Moultrie, Georgia, have been accused of stealing prescription medications from their own pharmacy, according to the Moultrie Observer. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:01:01 EST