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Social Media for Pharmacists: How to Be Professional and Engaging
Social media can help pharmacists take control over their brand image.
Health Care Fraud Sweep Leads to Charges Against Several Pharmacists
Pharmacists among 301 individuals charged for allegedly engaging in $900 million in false billings.
Pharmacist Among Happiest 6-Figure Jobs
Pharmacist was the only job on the list directly related to health care.
FDA Approves Primary Biliary Cholangitis Treatment
Ocaliva approved in combination with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) or as a monotherapy for adults who can’t tolerate UDCA.
6 Trends in HIV Prevalence for Pharmacists
Knowing the details about new HIV diagnoses can help pharmacists better understand the infection.
Pharmacist Charged With False Billing for High Cost HIV Drug
Pharmacy owner charged with paying patients hundreds of dollars in cash in exchange for not receiving their prescription medications.
The Future of Biosimilars in Specialty Pharmacy
Three facts pharmacists need to new about the development of new biosimilar medications.
CVS to Pay Government $8 Million Settlement for Controlled Substances Violations
CVS pharmacies in Maryland alleged to have dispensed controlled substances for prescriptions not issued for legitimate medical reasons.
Pharmacy Pays Penalties for Violating Controlled Substances Laws
Penalties included shipping controlled substances to unregistered locations and failing to verify addresses on DEA order forms.
Pharmacy Kickbacks Lawsuit Spurs Novartis Settlement
Company alleged to violated the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute with incentives to sell Exjade and Myfortic.
Pharmacies Earn Top Scores in Customer Service
Pharmacies shared the lowest percentage of poor scores with clothing and retail stores and grocery stores.
Pharmacies Settle with Feds for Narcotics Mishandling
A group of San Diego, California, pharmacies and their owners have paid $750,000 to the federal government to resolve drug diversion claims.
5 States with Highest Uninsured Rates
Costs associated with health care is the top reason for bankruptcy in the United States.
Reformulated Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Now Available
Zicam has released a new plant-based formulation of its Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs.
States in the south and southwest regions of the country tend to have more uninsured residents, while northern states typically have more insured residents.
Predicting Hospitalization in COPD Patients
Caregivers should be mindful of COPD patient-reported symptoms that may lead to hospitalization.
FDA Sweep of Dietary Supplements Spurs Criminal Charges
More than 100 dietary supplement manufacturers and distributors are facing civil injunctions and criminal actions following an FDA sweep of potentially unsafe or tainted supplements.
Gadget Guide: Spark Health App Empowers Pharmacists
A Q&A with David Pope, PharmD, CDE, cofounder of Spark Health.
Pharmacist Accused of Dispensing Under the Influence
One pharmacist may have given a new meaning to DUI: dispensing under the influence.
RESPy Recap 2015
Pharmacy Times and Walmart would like to congratulate the 2015 winners of the Respect, Excellence, and Service in Pharmacy Award.
Pharmacy Students Teach Lessons on Rx Drug Abuse
West Virginia University School of Pharmacy students are making the rounds in their state and Pennsylvania to teach middle and high school students about prescription drug abuse and illicit drug use.
DEA Launches New Strategy to Fight Rx Drug Abuse
The Drug Enforcement Administration has chosen Pittsburgh as the site of its new pilot program seeking help from pharmacists in curbing prescription drug abuse.
Smokeless Tobacco Products Pass FDA Marketing Test
The FDA is allowing new smokeless tobacco products to enter the US market.
6 Must-Know Facts About Cryotherapy
Touted as a way to reduce pain, speed injury recovery, and improve mood, cryotherapy involves exposing the body to temperatures up to minus 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
All Greek Pharmacies Closed for Strike
Starting today, all pharmacies in Greece will close for 24 hours due to a strike.
Can Tomatoes Trigger Gout?
Some patients have shared that eating tomatoes caused them to experience gout flares, but these anecdotal claims have not been substantiated by medical literature.
Pharmacists Help Refugees Navigate US Medicine
Refugees trying to restart their lives in the United States must adapt to a new country, new language, and new ways of obtaining their medications, which is where pharmacists can step in to help.
5 Tips to Keep Patients Loyal to Your Pharmacy
Once a pharmacy has attracted a solid base of patients, the next step is keeping them coming.
Axe-Wielding Thief Swallows Stolen Pills Inside Pharmacy
A man broke into a Walgreens pharmacy using an axe, swallowed stolen prescription drugs, and attempted to fight police when they cornered him in the bathroom.
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