May 2016 Skin & Eye Health

Eating Tomatoes Could Exacerbate Gout

May 23, 2016

Foot Health Watch

Although the consumption of a number of foods is thought to trigger painful gout flair-ups, the results of a recent study have substantiated the belief that tomatoes are one of these foods.

Pharmacy Technicians in Transitions of Care

May 19, 2016

Technician Focus

Because transitions of care require the coordination of patient care activities to ensure appropriate services are received, collaboration between all practitioners involved in the treatment plan is essential.

Lawsuit Over Pharmacy Monograph Patient Information Sheets

May 19, 2016

Legal Focus

Following development of a severe adverse reaction to a prescription medication, a patient filed a lawsuit against the physician who prescribed it, the manufacturer of the product, and the pharmacy chain where she obtained it.

Dry Eye

May 18, 2016

Patient Education

Dry eye is a common disorder that occurs when the eye does not produce enough tears, when tears evaporate too quickly, or if there is an abnormality in the production of mucus or lipids normally found in the tear layer.

Conjunctivitis: Highly Contagious, but Preventable

May 17, 2016

Counseling Focus

Conjunctivitis, also known as pinkeye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin, transparent membrane covering the inside of the eyelid and the outside of the white part of the eye.

Vraylar

May 13, 2016

Rx Product News Profile

The FDA has approved Vraylar, an atypical antipsychotic, for the treatment of schizophrenia and the acute treatment of mixed or manic episodes associated with bipolar I disorder.

Breaking Out of the Bubble

May 12, 2016

Editor's Note

Groupthink can lead to decisions and actions within, and by, a group that are curious, seemingly disconnected, and often misunderstood from the perspective of stakeholders outside the group.