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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.
PhRMA statement on the Medicare prescription drug program

PhRMA statement on the Medicare prescription drug program

Less children and teens taking antidepressants

Less children and teens taking antidepressants

Environmental contamination could affect the evolution of wildlife through changes in mating behavior

Environmental contamination could affect the evolution of wildlife through changes in mating behavior

Common asthma inhaler powered by a new propellant is safe and effective

Common asthma inhaler powered by a new propellant is safe and effective

Advocates call on Kroger Pharmacies to make emergency contraceptive Plan B available

Advocates call on Kroger Pharmacies to make emergency contraceptive Plan B available

Inhaled Celecoxib shows new promise for lung cancer treatment

Inhaled Celecoxib shows new promise for lung cancer treatment

CMS Administrator Norwalk says releasing data on Medicare prescription drug benefit discounts would undermine negotiations

CMS Administrator Norwalk says releasing data on Medicare prescription drug benefit discounts would undermine negotiations

New drug delivery method incorporates drug molecules in fat

New drug delivery method incorporates drug molecules in fat

Green tea and COX-2 inhibitors combine to slow growth of prostate cancer

Green tea and COX-2 inhibitors combine to slow growth of prostate cancer

U.S. should establish initiative to mobilize health workers to countries affected by HIV/AIDS

U.S. should establish initiative to mobilize health workers to countries affected by HIV/AIDS

New changes for UK pharmaceutical regulation

New changes for UK pharmaceutical regulation

Legislation introduced that would give FDA authority to approve generic versions of biotechnology drugs

Legislation introduced that would give FDA authority to approve generic versions of biotechnology drugs

Canadian prescription drugs still being seized in U.S.

Canadian prescription drugs still being seized in U.S.

Garlic offers hope in cystic fibrosis infection

Garlic offers hope in cystic fibrosis infection

Novartis' day in court could leave millions without AIDS drugs

Novartis' day in court could leave millions without AIDS drugs

Micro molecules can distinguish pancreatic cancer from normal and benign pancreatic tissue

Micro molecules can distinguish pancreatic cancer from normal and benign pancreatic tissue

Blue-green algae may lead to exciting class of anti-cancer drugs

Blue-green algae may lead to exciting class of anti-cancer drugs

Micro molecules identify pancreatic cancer

Micro molecules identify pancreatic cancer

Use of statins and beta-blockers as prescribed following heart attack associated with living longer

Use of statins and beta-blockers as prescribed following heart attack associated with living longer

NanoMed Pharmaceuticals issued new U.S. nanoparticle patent

NanoMed Pharmaceuticals issued new U.S. nanoparticle patent