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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.
Smart tech at Pittsburgh hospital improves patient safety

Smart tech at Pittsburgh hospital improves patient safety

Mainstream model of medical care may not be the answer for eliminating disparities in African American population

Mainstream model of medical care may not be the answer for eliminating disparities in African American population

Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans

Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans

Cough medicine may cause seizures

Cough medicine may cause seizures

Computerized order entry systems can increase the risk of medication errors

Computerized order entry systems can increase the risk of medication errors

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

Risky injection behaviors are established at the onset of injection drug use

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Scientific experts discuss the benefits and safety of vitamin E

Scientific experts discuss the benefits and safety of vitamin E

Hospital admission medication errors common and potentially harmful

Hospital admission medication errors common and potentially harmful

Methamphetamine,  biggest illegal drug menace in America

Methamphetamine, biggest illegal drug menace in America

28 percent of injecting drug users acquired their needles from safe sources

28 percent of injecting drug users acquired their needles from safe sources

Immediate access to antibiotics stems spread of sexually transmitted diseases

Immediate access to antibiotics stems spread of sexually transmitted diseases

Testosterone spray improves younger women's sexual enjoyment and satisfaction

Testosterone spray improves younger women's sexual enjoyment and satisfaction

Safer approach to treating children with cystic fibrosis

Safer approach to treating children with cystic fibrosis

Chlamydia screening in high street pharmacies across the Britain is now underway

Chlamydia screening in high street pharmacies across the Britain is now underway

Bush will seek a record $70.8 billion in 2006 for Veterans Affairs

Bush will seek a record $70.8 billion in 2006 for Veterans Affairs

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

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

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

Higher risk of kidney infection among women with a history of incontinence and diabetes

Higher risk of kidney infection among women with a history of incontinence and diabetes

Link between body-mass index and oral-contraceptive failure

Link between body-mass index and oral-contraceptive failure