Top news of the week from Pharmacy Times®.

5. Pharmacy Technician License Requirements by State
As pharmacy technicians take on increasingly important roles and responsibilities, the regulations governing the profession continue to strengthen. Read more.
4. 5 Dangerous Food-Drug Interactions
The foods we eat can interfere with the medications we take. Yet, patients may not recognize that otherwise healthy foods can have severe consequences when mixed with certain drugs. Read more.
3. A Technician's Guide to Pharmacy Abbreviations
Few technicians enter the pharmacy profession with aspirations of working as translators, but many find themselves playing that role the moment they step behind the drop-off counter. Read more.
2. Evaluating the Efficacy of Adjunctive Therapies Used to Treat COVID-19: The Role of Vitamin C and Zinc
Multiple OTC products have been proposed to treat coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), with vitamin C and zinc among the adjuvant treatments being evaluated for patients with COVID-19. Read more.
1. Blood Test Can Detect Positive COVID-19 Result in 20 Minutes
A test developed by Monash University in Australia is able to detect positive COVID-19 cases using blood samples in approximately 20 minutes, according to a recent press release. Read more.