Antibiotics Are Overprescribed for Pink Eye
Recent study results indicate that antibiotic eye drops, despite being ineffective against viral infections and unnecessary for bacterial ones, are often prescribed for patients with acute conjunctivitis.
Let's Get Down to Business: The Value of Pharmacy Immunization
Amid an evolving health care landscape, pharmacists’ growing role in administering influenza and other vaccines can provide them with new opportunities to enhance their business and improve patient health.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication May Be Safe for Expectant Mothers
Study results suggest that tumor necrosis factor inhibitors can be safely taken by pregnant women without causing harm to their babies.
Narcan Reportedly Saves Singer's Life
The opioid reversal agent Narcan (naloxone) was reportedly used to save singer Demi Lovato’s life after an apparent drug overdose, and pharmacists may get more questions this week about what this medication is used for and how to use it. A video below contains advice on how to answer those questions.
Individualized Diets Can Alleviate IBS Symptoms
Colon Cancer Outcomes Improved by Nut Consumption
Patients with colon cancer may be able to reduce their risk of cancer recurrence and mortality by regularly eating nuts, according to the results of a recent study.
Severe Psoriasis Is Linked to Early Death
Patients whose psoriasis covers a large percentage of their body face a significantly higher risk of death than those who do not have the disease, according to results of a recent study.
Alcohol Associated With Elevated Rosacea Risk in Women
Parkinson Disease Progression Is Stalled by Intense Exercise
Patients with early-stage Parkinson disease may be able to slow the progression of their condition by engaging in high-intensity exercise, according to the results of a recent study.
Children Face Greatest Risk of Sport-Related Eye Injuries
A majority of the approximately 30,000 sports-related eye injuries requiring an emergency department visit that occur each year in the United States are experienced by children and teenagers, a recent study has indicated.
How One Student Is Improving Patient Health and the Pharmacy Profession
Maria Gabriela Cabanilla, a student at the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy, has demonstrated a passion for both helping those in need and advancing the pharmacy profession.
Infection Hospitalization Could Increase Suicide Risk
Patients who are hospitalized for an infectious disease may face a heightened risk of committing suicide compared with those without infection, according to the results of a recent study.
A Passion to Serve
Tiffany Vu, a 2018 pharmd candidate at the Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, sees her future pharmacy work as an opportunity to live out her passion to serve others.
Meeting Patients Where They Are
Since her entry into the auburn university harrison school of pharmacy, Kristi Laxson has demonstrated a passion for helping patients from all walks of life.
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