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Cod Liver Oil: An Artistic Perspective
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Traditionally, the World’s Fair artistic exhibitions have incorporated elements from current scientific evolution. For example, families applied industrial science and the scientific method to everyday life in the early 20th century, so modern art emphasized reductionism in an ever more complicated world.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Long Island pharmacist Glenn Schabel and his namesake company have been sentenced in connection to a nationwide scheme to sell diverted HIV medication to unsuspecting New York patients.
Krystle Vermes
The FDA has granted Orphan Drug Designation to Boehringer Ingelheim’s nintedanib for the treatment of systemic sclerosis (SSc), also known as scleroderma, including associated interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD).
Biosimilars have become increasingly popular in the last few years.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Recently, there’s been an uptick in studies and articles about functional dyspepsia (FD). The reason is probably that FD is quite common (10% to 15% of the US population has it), and many clinicians fail to differentiate FD from other gastrointestinal disturbances.
Meghan Ross
Pharmacists who launched marketing campaigns for flu shots in late summer may have jumped the gun for their older patients.
Krystle Vermes
The FDA recently approved Aralez Pharmaceuticals’ Yosprala, a once-daily, fixed-dose combination of the antiplatelet agent aspirin and the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole.

Association News

Wholesalers, Grocers, Regional Chains and State Pharmacist Groups Back Legislation
Medicines for Europe and GPhA are committed to supporting positive developments of the negotiations for a TTIP and in particular the regulatory cooperation of pharmaceuticals therein.
ASCP Looks to Fast-Paced October and November
Emmy-award-winning writer and Saturday Night Live alumnus Seth Meyers will headline the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Dinner, which will be held on December 1, 2016, in New York City.
In our view, the recent focus and attention being paid to drug prices has the potential to bear positive results.

Pharmacy Market News

FLAVORx Helps Retail Partners Improve the Pharmacy Experience by Personalizing Medication for Young Children

Strategic Alliance Partner News

Price Chopper and Market 32 customers and teammates from throughout the company’s six state footprint helped raise $23,679 during the month-long fundraising campaign for United Way.
To help meet the growing need for skin care resources and accessible care and treatment, Walgreens has launched a new skin care answers platform.
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