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Appropriate Antiplatelet Therapy for Peripheral Arterial Disease
PAD patients have consistently been undertreated with antiplatelets, despite an overwhelming majority having pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
I expect every pharmacist agrees they should be “helpful” when dealing with patients, but what does that really mean?
Apixaban (Eliquis) is the only NOAC approved for use with creatinine clearance <15 mL/min.
A few years ago, celiac disease was the popular gastrointestinal disorder. In the last year or so, though, irritable bowel syndrome has seemingly taken over.
Some transdermal patches containing aluminum or other metal in their nonadhesive backing shouldn’t be worn during MRI.
Katie Eder, Director of Content
For the second time this week, a pharmacist in Ohio was reportedly threatened by a knife-wielding pharmacy robber.
Meghan Ross
As the last beach trips of the summer are made, some may cross paths with the brown, helmet-shaped marine arthropod known as the horseshoe crab.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
The transgender community includes a plethora of patients who can benefit from HIV/AIDS research. However, clinical trials rarely include transgender participants.

Association News

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is collaborating with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases to present a live webinar, “Vaccines for Preteens and Teens: The Importance of Timely Vaccination for All Adolescents,” on Tuesday, August 23, at 12:00 noon.
Exhibitors at the 2016 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo donated several thousand consumer goods to be dispersed to various charitable organizations throughout the Greater Boston community.
The American Pharmacists Association recognizes immunizations as one of the greatest public health accomplishments and supports National Immunization Awareness Month, which is observed throughout August to celebrate the benefits of vaccination and to highlight the importance of adhering to regular vaccinations for people of all ages.
Variations in how biosimilar products are named may affect the willingness of some pharmacists to substitute an interchangeable biologic for its branded reference product, according to a survey study published in this month’s Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy.
NACDS Chairman Martin Otto of H-E-B, NACDS President & CEO Steve Anderson highlight solutions to socio-economic dilemmas, political dissatisfaction
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