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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.
New algorithm shortens drug discovery times from years to months

New algorithm shortens drug discovery times from years to months

Expert explains why onions bring tears to your eyes

Expert explains why onions bring tears to your eyes

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

Exclusive: White House task force echoes pharma proposals

Exclusive: White House task force echoes pharma proposals

Plant compound found to be effective against drug-resistant HIV

Plant compound found to be effective against drug-resistant HIV

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Taking diabetes medications, regular exercise may lower risk for poorly controlled blood sugar

Taking diabetes medications, regular exercise may lower risk for poorly controlled blood sugar

UAMS scientists show potential of world's smallest laser to kill single cancer cells

UAMS scientists show potential of world's smallest laser to kill single cancer cells

Heroin use in the U.S. estimated to cost society more than $51 billion

Heroin use in the U.S. estimated to cost society more than $51 billion

Former pharma reps’ new mission: To school docs on high drug costs

Former pharma reps’ new mission: To school docs on high drug costs

New prediction tools could identify patients at risk of inappropriate prescription opioid use

New prediction tools could identify patients at risk of inappropriate prescription opioid use

Alcohol consumption linked to higher prevalence of sarcopenia in postmenopausal women

Alcohol consumption linked to higher prevalence of sarcopenia in postmenopausal women

Older people with persistent pain more likely to develop dementia

Older people with persistent pain more likely to develop dementia

Many COPD patients struggle to pay for each medicinal breath

Many COPD patients struggle to pay for each medicinal breath

Patients nearing end of life may not feel abandoned after discontinuation of cholesterol medications

Patients nearing end of life may not feel abandoned after discontinuation of cholesterol medications

Innovation in natural health supplementation

Innovation in natural health supplementation

Brain changes after stroke may lead to increased preference for alcohol, research suggests

Brain changes after stroke may lead to increased preference for alcohol, research suggests

TB germs' metabolic 'escape pathways' may be neutralized by new drugs to shorten duration of therapy

TB germs' metabolic 'escape pathways' may be neutralized by new drugs to shorten duration of therapy

Higher body mass index linked to severe hot flashes in women at menopause

Higher body mass index linked to severe hot flashes in women at menopause

Fixed-dose combination therapy for high blood pressure linked to lower health services costs

Fixed-dose combination therapy for high blood pressure linked to lower health services costs