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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.
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

Innovative new cancer drug enters the first phase of clinical trials

Innovative new cancer drug enters the first phase of clinical trials

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

Increases in co-payments may reduce the use of medications

Increases in co-payments may reduce the use of medications

Craig Fuller of NACDS testifies on Medicare-approved drug discount card program

Craig Fuller of NACDS testifies on Medicare-approved drug discount card program

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives

$600 credit and discounts help low income Medicare beneficiaries

$600 credit and discounts help low income Medicare beneficiaries

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

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