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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.
Desert knowledge identifies plants with market potential

Desert knowledge identifies plants with market potential

Pharmacists respond to unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine in the wake of the current shortage

Pharmacists respond to unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine in the wake of the current shortage

Canadian Rheumatology Association issues statement on Vioxx alternatives

Canadian Rheumatology Association issues statement on Vioxx alternatives

U.S. healthcare industry reaction to the withdrawal of Vioxx from the world-wide market

U.S. healthcare industry reaction to the withdrawal of Vioxx from the world-wide market

Stem cells and drug design

Stem cells and drug design

First U.S. program to allow citizens to purchase lower cost, safe prescription drugs from Europe and Canada

First U.S. program to allow citizens to purchase lower cost, safe prescription drugs from Europe and Canada

Schwarzenegger signs AIDS Pharmacy Bill

Schwarzenegger signs AIDS Pharmacy Bill

We could soon be curing our athlete’s foot with alfalfa

We could soon be curing our athlete’s foot with alfalfa

Pine cones may form a new line of attack against MRSA infection

Pine cones may form a new line of attack against MRSA infection

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

Research confirms benefits of commonly used traditional remedies for a range of illnesses

12% of children at risk of undetected/unreported adverse drug reactions

12% of children at risk of undetected/unreported adverse drug reactions

Men are likely to joke and laugh their way through being ill

Men are likely to joke and laugh their way through being ill

New capsule, made from fish gelatin, should end fears of viral infections such as BSE and vCJD

New capsule, made from fish gelatin, should end fears of viral infections such as BSE and vCJD

New hope for patients suffering hormone therapy resitant prostate cancer

New hope for patients suffering hormone therapy resitant prostate cancer

Half of Britons at risk from heart disease

Half of Britons at risk from heart disease

People with diabetes may soon be able to swap their tablets for creams and ointments

People with diabetes may soon be able to swap their tablets for creams and ointments

Active ingredients of soya may help beat breast cancer

Active ingredients of soya may help beat breast cancer

Half of sildenafil samples purchased on the internet were fake

Half of sildenafil samples purchased on the internet were fake

Drug companies and FDA crack down on Canadian drug importation to protect profits

Drug companies and FDA crack down on Canadian drug importation to protect profits

Drug shortages are having major negative effects on patient care and hospital costs

Drug shortages are having major negative effects on patient care and hospital costs