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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.
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

Low-income Medicare beneficiaries will have trouble getting medications in January 2007

Low-income Medicare beneficiaries will have trouble getting medications in January 2007

Susan Winckler appointed as acting FDA Chief of Staff

Susan Winckler appointed as acting FDA Chief of Staff

City kids with asthma lose out on preventive treatment

City kids with asthma lose out on preventive treatment

Handbook on Developing pharmacy practice - A focus on patient care

Handbook on Developing pharmacy practice - A focus on patient care

International plan to protect against counterfeit medicines

International plan to protect against counterfeit medicines

Pharmacy care programs for elderly improve health outcomes

Pharmacy care programs for elderly improve health outcomes

PBM Medco Health Solutions agrees to settle Medicare fraud, kickback allegations for $155 million

PBM Medco Health Solutions agrees to settle Medicare fraud, kickback allegations for $155 million

Physiotherapists and pharmacists can help reduce knee pain and reliance on painkillers

Physiotherapists and pharmacists can help reduce knee pain and reliance on painkillers

Compliance with medications lowers health care costs

Compliance with medications lowers health care costs

New Jersey Assembly Committee approves bill requiring pharmacists to fill emergency contraception prescriptions

New Jersey Assembly Committee approves bill requiring pharmacists to fill emergency contraception prescriptions

270,000 low-income Medicare beneficiaries in California will be assigned new prescription drug plans

270,000 low-income Medicare beneficiaries in California will be assigned new prescription drug plans

One-fourth of U.S. adults would purchase generic medications

One-fourth of U.S. adults would purchase generic medications

U.S. must do more to protect integrity of pharmaceuticals

U.S. must do more to protect integrity of pharmaceuticals

Democrats focus on income gap, health care costs in election campaigns

Democrats focus on income gap, health care costs in election campaigns

Acne drug leads to depression-related behavior in mice

Acne drug leads to depression-related behavior in mice

Insurance companies promote use of generic drugs in effort to cut costs

Insurance companies promote use of generic drugs in effort to cut costs

Acne drug Roaccutane linked to depression

Acne drug Roaccutane linked to depression

High copayments for 'specialty pharmacy' medications has little effect on use

High copayments for 'specialty pharmacy' medications has little effect on use