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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.
Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

Medicare prescription drug plan for seniors and the disabled is providing substantial discounts on drugs

Medicare prescription drug plan for seniors and the disabled is providing substantial discounts on drugs

Call for measures to counter under-diagnosis of angina

Call for measures to counter under-diagnosis of angina

New book focuses on pharmaceutical care

New book focuses on pharmaceutical care

International pharmaceutical industries and governments are failing to develop and produce AIDS medicines

International pharmaceutical industries and governments are failing to develop and produce AIDS medicines

Health Canada warning on Trazodone interaction with certain medications

Health Canada warning on Trazodone interaction with certain medications

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis

Possible association between the cholesterol lowering drug Crestor, and a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

Health Canada serious warning against use of Thermonex capsules

Health Canada serious warning against use of Thermonex capsules

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.