Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cold_and_flu/condition-rss en-us Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:41:19 UTC Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:41:19 UTC Collaborations with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/collaborations-with-the-american-association-of-colleges-of-pharmacy Lynette Bradley-Baker, PhD, RPh, vice president of public affairs and engagement of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), discusses collaborations with the AACP. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC How Can Pharmacies Become Sites for Student Rotations? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-can-pharmacies-become-sites-for-student-rotations Lynette Bradley-Baker, PhD, RPh, vice president of public affairs and engagement of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), explains how pharmacies can become sites for student rotations. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC Stop Giving Codeine to Children, AAP Says http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/stop-giving-codeine-to-children-aap-says The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is now advising against giving codeine to children. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 03:46:00 UTC How Can Practicing Pharmacists Become Preceptors? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-can-practicing-pharmacists-become-preceptors Lynette Bradley-Baker, PhD, RPh, vice president of public affairs and engagement of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), explains how practicing pharmacists can become preceptors. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC How Students Can Engage With the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-students-can-engage-with-the-american-association-of-colleges-of-pharmacy Lynette Bradley-Baker, PhD, RPh, vice president of public affairs and engagement of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), discusses how students can engage with the AACP. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:41:00 UTC Pharmacist Pleads Guilty to Pill Mill Operation http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/pharmacist-pleads-guilty-to-pill-mill-operation A Dallas pharmacist has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge for his involvement in a “pill mill” operation to distribute oxycodone illegally in Texas. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:02:00 UTC What Does Snail Venom Have to Do with Diabetes Treatment? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/what-does-snail-venom-have-to-do-with-diabetes-treatment Although venomous cone snails are sea-dwelling creatures, researchers have found a remarkable use for them on land. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:00:00 UTC Can Vitamins Complement Cystic Fibrosis Treatment? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/can-vitamins-complement-cystic-fibrosis-treatment Cystic fibrosis (CF) primarily affects respiration and digestion, though it also causes chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:00:00 UTC HIV PrEP Presents a Pharmacist Counseling Opportunity http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/hiv-prep-presents-a-pharmacist-counseling-opportunity Science and solid research has made us aware of exactly who is at high risk for HIV exposure, and the health care community has done a remarkable job warning at-risk populations and recommending preventive measures. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:00:00 UTC Top 5 Health Concerns Among Americans http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/top-5-health-concerns-among-americans Surprisingly, Americans rank cancer high above infectious diseases like the Zika virus as their most significant health care concern. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 01:00:00 UTC 10 Relatable Pharmacy Memes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/10-relatable-pharmacy-memes Can you relate to these pharmacy memes? Fri, 16 Sep 2016 04:25:00 UTC Why Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Should Be Kept Cool http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/flu/why-live-attenuated-influenza-vaccine-should-be-kept-cool The World Health Organization and national public health bodies assess influenza vaccine effectiveness continuously so they can make reasonable recommendations. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC Best HIV Intervention: Test-and-Treat, PrEP, or Both? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/best-hiv-intervention-test-and-treat-prep-or-both In the United States, new HIV infections occur most often among men who have sex with men (MSM), African Americans, and adults aged 30 to 64 years. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 01:39:00 UTC Pharmacist Sentenced for $5 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/pharmacist-sentenced-for-5-million-health-care-fraud-scheme A New York pharmacist has been sentenced to 43 months’ imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release after pleading guilty to committing a $5 million health care fraud scheme. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Multivitamins Could Prevent Metformin-Induced B12 Deficiency http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/multivitamins-could-prevent-metformin-induced-b12-deficiency Long-term metformin use reduces serum vitamin B12 variably. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:01:00 UTC Pharmacy Owner, Physician Charged for Prescription Internet Scheme http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/pharmacy-owner-physician-charged-for-prescription-internet-scheme Charges have been brought against a pharmacy owner and physician for a multimillion-dollar Internet scheme they allegedly devised to distribute medications to individuals without valid prescriptions. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 03:28:00 UTC Community Pharmacies Actively Use Social Media, Survey Says http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/community-pharmacies-actively-use-social-media-survey-says If you think social media is just for tech-savvy teenagers, think again. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC How Pharmacists Can Improve Medication Adherence in Minority Communities http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/how-pharmacists-can-improve-medication-adherence-in-minority-communities Pharmacists can take steps to improve adherence to statins among patients in minority communities who are more likely to be nonadherent. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Peramivir: An Alternative IV Influenza Treatment http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/flu/peramivir-an-alternative-iv-influenza-treatment When it comes to influenza treatment, oseltamivir is often the first medication considered, but could peramivir be an alternative in inpatient settings? Tue, 13 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC 7 Things to Know About Carfentanil http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/7-things-to-know-about-carfentanil Pharmacists should know about the rising popularity of carfentanil, a drug more powerful than fentanyl and often so potent that one dose of naloxone isn’t enough to reverse an overdose. Tue, 13 Sep 2016 01:00:00 UTC