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Today we’re celebrating the work of Mayank Amin, PharmD, RPh, MBA, owner of Skippack Pharmacy.
Pharmacists push against state-level limits on dispensing of hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus disease 2019.
 
One of the critical barriers surrounding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is the lack of access to testing, specifically among high-risk populations.
More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what physicians typically recommend for chronic pain relief via data from clinical studies, according to research published in PLOS ONE.
 
Hydroxychloroquine
Novartis and Rising Pharmaceuticals are donating doses of hydroxychloroquine to be utilized by researchers investigating safety and efficacy against COVID-19.
The Department of Health and Human Services said that there are only 5 locations out of 67,000 pharmacy sites with the capacity to test for COVID-19 through the Community-Based Testing Site program.

 
Today’s pharmacy hero is Shawn Hodges, PharmD, of Innovation Compounding Pharmacy in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Rural community pharmacies evolve to continue serving low-income patients with chronic conditions during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
 
The announcement is in response to ongoing reports of contamination with N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).
The collaboration will combine VBI’s viral vaccine experience and coronavirus antigens with the NRC’s unique COVID-19 antigens and assay development capabilities.
rosacea
New advances in medical therapy have made it possible for rosacea patients to achieve clear skin.
Key best practices for protecting pharmacy personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.