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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.
Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Medicare Drug Discount Card pricing is lower than internet and mail-order pharmacy prices

Medicare Drug Discount Card pricing is lower than internet and mail-order pharmacy prices

Fifteen Australian lives were saved in one month as a result of pharmacists intervening in medicine management

Fifteen Australian lives were saved in one month as a result of pharmacists intervening in medicine management

Pharmacist convicted of distribution of pseudoephedrine to manufacture methamphetamine

Pharmacist convicted of distribution of pseudoephedrine to manufacture methamphetamine

Variability in weight and drug content of split tablet may put patients at risk of receiving wrong dosage

Variability in weight and drug content of split tablet may put patients at risk of receiving wrong dosage

Drug discount card accepted across 41,000 US PCA pharmacies

Drug discount card accepted across 41,000 US PCA pharmacies

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

More UK health professionals will be able to prescribe medicines

More UK health professionals will be able to prescribe medicines

Medicare says drug discount program shows savings up to 17 percent for brand name drugs

Medicare says drug discount program shows savings up to 17 percent for brand name drugs

Securing pharmacists into the future

Securing pharmacists into the future

McMaster’s is helping raise awareness of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring.

McMaster’s is helping raise awareness of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring.

Education campaign to inform people with Medicare about the new prescription drug savings

Education campaign to inform people with Medicare about the new prescription drug savings

$360,000 boost for HIV/AIDS patients in Pima County

$360,000 boost for HIV/AIDS patients in Pima County

Caffeine and children, some sound advice

Caffeine and children, some sound advice

FDA makes moves to block foreign drug imports

FDA makes moves to block foreign drug imports

Computerized entry systems may have limited impact on patient harm

Computerized entry systems may have limited impact on patient harm

Online, web-based system for ordering total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

Online, web-based system for ordering total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

Study demonstrates pharmacists ability to identify & refer patients at-risk for fractures

Study demonstrates pharmacists ability to identify & refer patients at-risk for fractures

70% of Americans not aware of their blood glucose (sugar) level

70% of Americans not aware of their blood glucose (sugar) level