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Over the past few months, the price of drugs has gotten a lot of attention. It was an issue on Capitol Hill, on the campaign trail, and in the media. With all this discussion, there are still no easy answers. As pharmacists, we’...

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It is National Handwashing Awareness Week through December 10, 2016. And while it may seem like a no-brainer for healthcare professionals, the spread of germs due to ineffective hadwashing is still a concern throughout the healthc...

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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) issued its Chapter 800 guidelines on hazardous drug handling in healthcare settings in February 2016, and its Compounding Expert Committee has set an implementation deadline of July 1, 2018....

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In last month’s article, I took a look at issues related to use of opioids and benzodiazepines leading to ED visits and overdose deaths in the U...

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Some of us are old enough to remember when cigarette commercials aired on television. Oh, how alluring those ads were! If you can close your eyes and conjure images of the Marlboro Man or the Virginia Slims woman, you probably als...

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Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information’s own RxPert, Dr. Shoba Phansalkar, shares her insight on improving alert logic within electronic health record (EHR) systems to minimize alert fati...

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November is American Diabetes Month. Follow events and discussions at #DiabetesMonth. Diabetes medications are not frequently associated with seriou...

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All eyes may currently be on the pending presidential election and various hotly contested Congressional seats, but there are other government decisions at stake that may greatly impact healthcare professionals — key medicat...

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A recent article in the October 2016 ASDA News titled “As Legalization of Marijuana Grows, Dentists Struggle to Treat the Using Patient” discusses both the pharmacological c...

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