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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.
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

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

Anti-counterfeiting coalition supports Giuliani to protect public from fake drugs

Anti-counterfeiting coalition supports Giuliani to protect public from fake drugs

Elderly patient dies from the wrong drug

Elderly patient dies from the wrong drug

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

7,000 U.S. hospital patients die each year and more than 750,000 are injured as a result of avoidable medication mistakes

7,000 U.S. hospital patients die each year and more than 750,000 are injured as a result of avoidable medication mistakes

New steps to prevent drug card fraud

New steps to prevent drug card fraud

HHS approves first-ever multi-state purchasing pools for Medicaid drug programs

HHS approves first-ever multi-state purchasing pools for Medicaid drug programs