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There are many tasks that a pharmacist is responsible for each day. Pharmacists are some of the most accessible members of the healthcare team, as individuals can seek their advice quickly and easily, even without an appointment.
Weekly pharmacy visits improve drug adherence and quality of life in elderly patients with heart failure

Weekly pharmacy visits improve drug adherence and quality of life in elderly patients with heart failure

Why Missouri’s the last holdout on a statewide Rx monitoring program

Why Missouri’s the last holdout on a statewide Rx monitoring program

UH College of Pharmacy PREMIER Center aims to tackle prescription drug misuse

UH College of Pharmacy PREMIER Center aims to tackle prescription drug misuse

Amid opioid prescriber crackdown, health officials reach out to pain patients

Amid opioid prescriber crackdown, health officials reach out to pain patients

Extracts of ginkgo seeds show antibacterial activity on pathogens that cause skin infections

Extracts of ginkgo seeds show antibacterial activity on pathogens that cause skin infections

Survey suggests need for more systematic approaches to address drug shortages

Survey suggests need for more systematic approaches to address drug shortages

Community pharmacy-based type 2 diabetes screening could increase early diagnosis

Community pharmacy-based type 2 diabetes screening could increase early diagnosis

Pharmacists can undertake overall clinical responsibility for patients, shows study

Pharmacists can undertake overall clinical responsibility for patients, shows study

Interdisciplinary medication education improves patient outcomes, reduces hospital readmissions

Interdisciplinary medication education improves patient outcomes, reduces hospital readmissions

New guidelines on clinical use of life-saving antibiotics

New guidelines on clinical use of life-saving antibiotics

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Women should not be alarmed by study linking HRT to Alzheimer’s disease

Study finds drug interactions in ER's are common but could be prevented

Study finds drug interactions in ER's are common but could be prevented

Trump administration salutes parade of generic drug approvals, but hundreds aren’t for sale

Trump administration salutes parade of generic drug approvals, but hundreds aren’t for sale

Pharmacy in future: Transformational change is essential in all practice settings

Pharmacy in future: Transformational change is essential in all practice settings

Telephone follow-up by pharmacists benefits patients after hospital discharge

Telephone follow-up by pharmacists benefits patients after hospital discharge

UIC researchers receive $1.7 million NCI grant to study Southeast Asian fruit

UIC researchers receive $1.7 million NCI grant to study Southeast Asian fruit

Scientists design two AI algorithms to improve early detection of cognitive impairment

Scientists design two AI algorithms to improve early detection of cognitive impairment

Pharmacists could significantly reduce ED crowdedness

Pharmacists could significantly reduce ED crowdedness

Barbershop-based medical intervention can successfully lower blood pressure, new data shows

Barbershop-based medical intervention can successfully lower blood pressure, new data shows

FDA issues warning letter to Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical involved in valsartan recall

FDA issues warning letter to Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical involved in valsartan recall