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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.
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored

Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored

Hospital admission medication errors common and potentially harmful

Hospital admission medication errors common and potentially harmful

Clot-dissolving drugs such as tPA may help detect potentially deadly leg clots

Clot-dissolving drugs such as tPA may help detect potentially deadly leg clots

Pharmacist review does not keep older people out of hospital

Pharmacist review does not keep older people out of hospital

Easier access to emergency contraception would not increase the risk of  STDs

Easier access to emergency contraception would not increase the risk of STDs

Bush Administration pressures Canada to eliminate drug importation

Bush Administration pressures Canada to eliminate drug importation

U.S. pharmacists not opposed to importing drugs to lower patients' costs

U.S. pharmacists not opposed to importing drugs to lower patients' costs

Australian trial set to transform nursing home care

Australian trial set to transform nursing home care

Cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with grapefruit juice and increase the risk of the drugs' potential side-effects

Cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with grapefruit juice and increase the risk of the drugs' potential side-effects

Help for NHS staff bringing healthcare to the world's poor

Help for NHS staff bringing healthcare to the world's poor

Agreement reached on new community pharmacy contract

Agreement reached on new community pharmacy contract

FDA issues warning on adolescent use of antidepressants

FDA issues warning on adolescent use of antidepressants

You can't buy cigarettes from your doctor, so why can you purchase tobacco products at some pharmacies?

You can't buy cigarettes from your doctor, so why can you purchase tobacco products at some pharmacies?

New survey reveals continued drug price disparities across the New York State

New survey reveals continued drug price disparities across the New York State

Pharmacists respond to unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine in the wake of the current shortage

Pharmacists respond to unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine in the wake of the current shortage

UK's Department of Health flu immunisation campaign launches

UK's Department of Health flu immunisation campaign launches

High blood pressure can effect many life activities, including sex

High blood pressure can effect many life activities, including sex

Half of Britons at risk from heart disease

Half of Britons at risk from heart disease

People should be aware of the risks of herbal remedies interacting with conventional medicines

People should be aware of the risks of herbal remedies interacting with conventional medicines

Public call for legal age of smoking to be raised helps underline dire health-care consequences of long-term smoking

Public call for legal age of smoking to be raised helps underline dire health-care consequences of long-term smoking

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