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Community pharmacy, also known as retail pharmacy, is the most common type of pharmacy that allows the public access to their medications and advice about their health. Traditionally known as a chemist, it is the healthcare facility that is responsible for the provision of pharmaceutical service to a specific community group or region.
UNC scientists receive NIH grant to develop new implantable drug delivery system for HIV prevention

UNC scientists receive NIH grant to develop new implantable drug delivery system for HIV prevention

BD introduces new safety solution to help prevent IV medication administration errors

BD introduces new safety solution to help prevent IV medication administration errors

New research reveals impact of 3D printing technology in medical devices and pharmaceutical sector

New research reveals impact of 3D printing technology in medical devices and pharmaceutical sector

'Cannibal drug' consumption in adolescence can increase vulnerability to cocaine use during adulthood

'Cannibal drug' consumption in adolescence can increase vulnerability to cocaine use during adulthood

Easier non-medical vaccine exemption policies linked to greater risk for measles outbreak

Easier non-medical vaccine exemption policies linked to greater risk for measles outbreak

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Pharmacists with expanded role in patient oversight reduce hospital readmission rates, study shows

Pharmacists with expanded role in patient oversight reduce hospital readmission rates, study shows

Study: Common drug used to prevent preterm births provides no benefit but may cause side effects

Study: Common drug used to prevent preterm births provides no benefit but may cause side effects

New approach shows promise to prevent, treat cholesterol gallstone disease

New approach shows promise to prevent, treat cholesterol gallstone disease

Patients more likely to get vaccinations when physicians make appointments, study finds

Patients more likely to get vaccinations when physicians make appointments, study finds

Improved primary care may help reduce hospital readmissions for diabetes patients

Improved primary care may help reduce hospital readmissions for diabetes patients

Could smartglass rehumanize the physician patient relationship?

Could smartglass rehumanize the physician patient relationship?

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

KRAS ‘imbalances’ that emerge over time may influence cancer treatment response

KRAS ‘imbalances’ that emerge over time may influence cancer treatment response

Collaborative ‘tune up’ clinic for complex type 2 diabetes patients reduces health care costs

Collaborative ‘tune up’ clinic for complex type 2 diabetes patients reduces health care costs

Sports massage therapist offers tips to better recognize and prevent common workout injuries

Sports massage therapist offers tips to better recognize and prevent common workout injuries

Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer

Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer

Researchers develop free mobile app to help dementia patients and their families

Researchers develop free mobile app to help dementia patients and their families

Scientists establish ‘tipping point’ molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's disease

Scientists establish ‘tipping point’ molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's disease

Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests

Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests