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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.
CMS to take steps to protect the Medicare-approved Discount Drug Card Program from fraud

CMS to take steps to protect the Medicare-approved Discount Drug Card Program from fraud

Drug-Drug Interaction Initiative to provide pharmacists with reliable drug interaction messaging

Drug-Drug Interaction Initiative to provide pharmacists with reliable drug interaction messaging

Drug discount card accepted across 41,000 US PCA pharmacies

Drug discount card accepted across 41,000 US PCA pharmacies

Unique computer system to help patient care in America

Unique computer system to help patient care in America

Britannia Pharmaceuticals’ partner receives FDA approval for Parkinson’s disease treatment

Britannia Pharmaceuticals’ partner receives FDA approval for Parkinson’s disease treatment

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

Zocor Heart Pro to be available over the counter

Department of Health and Senior Services selects Medicare drug discount card provider

Department of Health and Senior Services selects Medicare drug discount card provider

Call for consumers to legally and safely import prescription drugs

Call for consumers to legally and safely import prescription drugs

Differing views on discount drug pricing

Differing views on discount drug pricing

Antidepressant drugs prescription to children and adolescents increased 300% in the nineties

Antidepressant drugs prescription to children and adolescents increased 300% in the nineties

FRC applauds FDA for rejecting over-the-counter pill in America's pharmacies

FRC applauds FDA for rejecting over-the-counter pill in America's pharmacies

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

Mylan announces FDA approval of Parkinson’s disease drug

Mylan announces FDA approval of Parkinson’s disease drug

Pharmacy Care Alliance set to begin marketing to Medicare beneficiaries

Pharmacy Care Alliance set to begin marketing to Medicare beneficiaries

Medicare drug discount cards now available

Medicare drug discount cards now available

76 percent of Medicare beneficiaries believe the Medicare drug discount cards are a good idea

76 percent of Medicare beneficiaries believe the Medicare drug discount cards are a good idea

Securing pharmacists into the future

Securing pharmacists into the future

Superdrug has chosen Macmillan Cancer Relief as its new charity partner

Superdrug has chosen Macmillan Cancer Relief as its new charity partner

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.

Estimates vary, but as much as 20% of new prescriptions never get filled and 85% of refills never leave the pharmacy

Estimates vary, but as much as 20% of new prescriptions never get filled and 85% of refills never leave the pharmacy