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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.
Health Canada is advising consumers of a recall of potassium replacement products

Health Canada is advising consumers of a recall of potassium replacement products

Pfizer files lawsuits against eighteen internet sites for selling illegal copies of LIPITOR

Pfizer files lawsuits against eighteen internet sites for selling illegal copies of LIPITOR

Researchers look to make more effective drug treatments for tuberculosis

Researchers look to make more effective drug treatments for tuberculosis

Artificial heart can keep patients awaiting heart transplant alive

Artificial heart can keep patients awaiting heart transplant alive

Blueberries may lower cholesterol

Blueberries may lower cholesterol

Diarrhea the leading cause of death among the developing world's children

Diarrhea the leading cause of death among the developing world's children

Dual-action compound shows promise in killing prostate cancer cells

Dual-action compound shows promise in killing prostate cancer cells

Florida-based online pharmacy illegally prescribed the powerful painkiller Vicodin to an Illinois state employee

Florida-based online pharmacy illegally prescribed the powerful painkiller Vicodin to an Illinois state employee

Synthetic drug nicknamed Oz is set to become the major weapon in the fight against multi-drug resistant malaria

Synthetic drug nicknamed Oz is set to become the major weapon in the fight against multi-drug resistant malaria

Consumer education campaign warning Connecticut residents of the dangers of illegal drug importation

Consumer education campaign warning Connecticut residents of the dangers of illegal drug importation

British patients will find new pharmacies easier to get to

British patients will find new pharmacies easier to get to

New service-oriented laboratory focused on bioanalysis and pharmacokinetics

New service-oriented laboratory focused on bioanalysis and pharmacokinetics

American Indians and Alaska Natives are 2.3 times as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites of similar age

American Indians and Alaska Natives are 2.3 times as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites of similar age

Effects of oxidative stress on atherosclerosis

Effects of oxidative stress on atherosclerosis

Reminder letters to physicians caring for heart attack patients saved lives and cut costs

Reminder letters to physicians caring for heart attack patients saved lives and cut costs

Nearly half (48%) of all uninsured children have not had a well-child visit in the past year

Nearly half (48%) of all uninsured children have not had a well-child visit in the past year

Medicare prescription drug plan for seniors and the disabled is providing substantial discounts on drugs

Medicare prescription drug plan for seniors and the disabled is providing substantial discounts on drugs

Drug to fight virus from the herpes family in transplant patients moves forward in trials

Drug to fight virus from the herpes family in transplant patients moves forward in trials

Pharmacy Care Alliance provides $2.9 million in savings to Medicare beneficiaries

Pharmacy Care Alliance provides $2.9 million in savings to Medicare beneficiaries

Will the insured sacrifice to help cover the uninsured? New study suggests the answer may be yes

Will the insured sacrifice to help cover the uninsured? New study suggests the answer may be yes