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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.
Summary of editorials on approval of nonprescription plan B sales to women over age 18

Summary of editorials on approval of nonprescription plan B sales to women over age 18

FDA approves generic Ciprofloxacin injection

FDA approves generic Ciprofloxacin injection

Medicare to reduce payments to pharmacies making their own medications

Medicare to reduce payments to pharmacies making their own medications

Complaint filed against pharmacists for declining to fill emergency contraception prescription refills

Complaint filed against pharmacists for declining to fill emergency contraception prescription refills

FDA warns pharmacies to stop mass-producing unapproved inhalation drugs

FDA warns pharmacies to stop mass-producing unapproved inhalation drugs

Dodgy Chinese antibiotic kills at least 7

Dodgy Chinese antibiotic kills at least 7

Chinese antibiotic suspected of being a killer jab

Chinese antibiotic suspected of being a killer jab

Plan B or not to be: that is the question!

Plan B or not to be: that is the question!

Smokers who experience significant pain smoke more

Smokers who experience significant pain smoke more

UK recommendations on the availability of common painkillers are being contravened

UK recommendations on the availability of common painkillers are being contravened

Race affects medication adherence

Race affects medication adherence

FDA does an about turn on Plan B contraceptive pills

FDA does an about turn on Plan B contraceptive pills

High rates of off-label prescriptions for antidepressant, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic drugs

High rates of off-label prescriptions for antidepressant, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic drugs

Structured treatment interruptions (STI) in chronic unsuppressed HIV infection in adult

Structured treatment interruptions (STI) in chronic unsuppressed HIV infection in adult

Brits first to get new obesity drug

Brits first to get new obesity drug

Cannabis to lower blood pressure!

Cannabis to lower blood pressure!

Markey Cancer Center receives approval to test cancer drug DB-67

Markey Cancer Center receives approval to test cancer drug DB-67

Patients more satisfied if they have more contact with pharmacist

Patients more satisfied if they have more contact with pharmacist

Sulforaphane shown to inhibit the occurrence of hereditary colon cancer

Sulforaphane shown to inhibit the occurrence of hereditary colon cancer

Exercise shown to protect against skin and bowel cancer

Exercise shown to protect against skin and bowel cancer