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Cost Containment for Argatroban Through Reduction in Drug Waste: Experience at a Single Center
Student Loan Forgiveness: Pharmacist's Public Service Positions Can Help
Government programs can assist with student loan repayment.
New Drugs of 2012, Part 2
Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene
The prevention of plaque and tartar buildup can boost overall health.
Case Studies in Self-Care
OTC Product News
The latest OTC vitamins and minerals and treatments for sore throat, hot flashes, clogged ears, foot pain, daytime fatigue, irritated skin, sinus symptoms, heartburn, and children's cough.
Restless Legs Syndrome: Learning to Live with It
Patients may have questions about their uncomfortable leg sensations.
Status Epilepticus: When Seizures Don't Stop
This state of continuous, unremitting seizure can be life-threatening and requires prompt emergency intervention.
Lead Poisoning: Why Won't This Problem Go Away?
Lead is omnipresent and continues to cause serious health problems.
A Continued Call to Action
Increasing public awareness of venous thromboembolism can help to encourage preventive medical attention.
Pop Music Jogs Alzheimer's Patients' Memories
Huntington's Progresses Faster in Women
A study found that functional, motor, and independence levels deteriorated at a faster rate in women with Huntington's disease than in men with the condition.
Drug Diversion and Abuse: VA Agrees to PMP Database Dump
State prescription-monitoring programs will now have access to a wealth of VA hospital data.
Warfarin and Levothyroxine Revisited
A recent study offers encouraging new information on hemorrhage risk.
Parkinson's Patients Riskier Drivers than Their Self-Reports Show
Parkinson's patients drove at night, in bad weather, during rush hour, and on highways more than they reported.
Patients Not Spending Enough Time in Custom Shoes
Two Examples of Name-Related Medication Errors
Independent verification of drug doses can prevent mix-ups and misinterpretation.
Rx Product News
New Rx products for reduction of the severity of varicella symptoms, treatment of mild to moderate dementia, pregnancy prevention, and HIV/AIDS-related complications.
Diabetes May Be an Osteoarthritis Risk Factor
Almost half of study participants with diabetes had osteoarthritis compared with 26% of participants without diabetes.
New Drug Review: Eisai Inc's Fycompa
Fycompa (perapanel) tablets are approved for the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients 12 years and older.
For Adolescents Monitoring Glucose, Emotional Reactions Matter
Violence & Aggression: Nature or Nurture-Can Meds Help?
The pharmacist can play an important role in the treatment of patients with anger management problems.
This month's pet peeves include gripes about impatient patients, insurance hassles, and questions about foreign meds.
Can You Read These Rxs?
Medical Marijuana Potential and Pitfalls
Medicinal use of cannabis is gaining acceptance despite a lack of published treatment guidelines.
Your Compounding Questions Answered
This month's column addresses compounding with glycolic acid.
Pharmacy Law: Legalization of Marijuana Use
A trial court rules that the Federal Controlled Substances Act does not preempt the Medical Marijuana Act.
Putting Classroom Learning to the Test
McKaya Schmit guided patients through a natural disaster.
Diabetes Apps: Impacting Patients' Lives
A new wave of mobile applications encourages disease management on the go.
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