Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/melanoma/condition-rss en-us Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:06:39 UTC Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:06:39 UTC Gonorrhea Cluster Shows Growing Antibiotic Resistance http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/gonorrhea-cluster-shows-growing-antibiotic-resistance Earlier this year, the CDC published data that raised concerns about the emergence of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea. Now, a newly identified cluster of highly resistant gonorrhea infections in the United States has health officials urging for better treatment options. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Krill Oil: Potential Tool for Colon Cancer Prevention http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/krill-oil-potential-tool-for-colon-cancer-prevention Any new effective regimen to fight colon cancer is appreciated, especially if it offers toxicity and cost advantages. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Professional Advice for Student Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/professional-advice-for-student-pharmacists Lynette Bradley-Baker, PhD, RPh, vice president of public affairs and engagement of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), offers professional advice for student pharmacists. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC Suspects Charged in String of Pharmacy Robberies http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/suspects-charged-in-string-of-pharmacy-robberies The Delaware State Police Robbery Unit has arrested and charged 2 men connected to a string of pharmacy robberies across Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Convenience, Trust Top List of Vaccine Motivators for Older Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/flu/convenience-trust-top-list-of-vaccine-motivators-for-older-patients Influenza and pneumonia make up the 8th leading cause of death in the United States, resulting in approximately 55,227 deaths annually, according to the CDC. Despite vaccines’ well-documented safety and efficacy, adult vaccination rates remain below goal, with only 65% and 61.3% of older adults vaccinated every year for influenza and pneumonia, respectively. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Pharmacy Job Placement Efforts of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/pharmacy-job-placement-efforts-of-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 the pharmacy job placement efforts of the AACP. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC Why Pharmacists Should Recommend Asthma Spacers http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/why-pharmacists-should-recommend-asthma-spacers Pharmacists should recommend asthma spacers to patients taking inhaler therapy for uncontrolled asthma because the devices can help improve hand-breath coordination while reducing side effects of inhaled medication. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:32:00 UTC HIV and Low Vitamin D: A Look at Mechanisms http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/hiv-and-low-vitamin-d-a-look-at-mechanisms HIV and tuberculosis (TB) have both been associated with low vitamin D levels, and so has treatment with efavirenz. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC How Pharmacy Associations Work in Collaboration http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-pharmacy-associations-work-in-collaboration Lynette Bradley-Baker, PhD, RPh, vice president of public affairs and engagement of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), explains how pharmacy associations work in collaboration. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC Pharmacist Sentenced to Prison for Black Market Medication Scheme http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/pharmacist-sentenced-to-prison-for-black-market-medication-scheme 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. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Cod Liver Oil: An Artistic Perspective http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/cod-liver-oil-an-artistic-perspective 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. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC Nonprescription Self-Management of Functional Dyspepsia http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/nonprescription-self-management-of-functional-dyspepsia 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. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:36:00 UTC How Pharmacy School Curriculums Have Changed http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-pharmacy-school-curriculums-have-changed Lynette Bradley-Baker, PhD, RPh, vice president of public affairs and engagement of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), describes how pharmacy school curriculums have changed. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 02:00:00 UTC Should Seniors Wait to Receive the Flu Shot? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/flu/should-seniors-wait-to-receive-the-flu-shot Pharmacists who launched marketing campaigns for flu shots in late summer may have jumped the gun for their older patients. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:00:00 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