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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.
Pharmacy Care Alliance set to begin marketing to Medicare beneficiaries

Pharmacy Care Alliance set to begin marketing to Medicare beneficiaries

Medicare drug discount cards now available

Medicare drug discount cards now available

76 percent of Medicare beneficiaries believe the Medicare drug discount cards are a good idea

76 percent of Medicare beneficiaries believe the Medicare drug discount cards are a good idea

Securing pharmacists into the future

Securing pharmacists into the future

Superdrug has chosen Macmillan Cancer Relief as its new charity partner

Superdrug has chosen Macmillan Cancer Relief as its new charity partner

McMaster’s is helping raise awareness of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring.

McMaster’s is helping raise awareness of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring.

Estimates vary, but as much as 20% of new prescriptions never get filled and 85% of refills never leave the pharmacy

Estimates vary, but as much as 20% of new prescriptions never get filled and 85% of refills never leave the pharmacy

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

Anti-counterfeiting coalition supports Giuliani to protect public from fake drugs

Anti-counterfeiting coalition supports Giuliani to protect public from fake drugs

Elderly patient dies from the wrong drug

Elderly patient dies from the wrong drug

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit lowest heart attack rates in the state of Texas

7,000 U.S. hospital patients die each year and more than 750,000 are injured as a result of avoidable medication mistakes

7,000 U.S. hospital patients die each year and more than 750,000 are injured as a result of avoidable medication mistakes

New steps to prevent drug card fraud

New steps to prevent drug card fraud

HHS approves first-ever multi-state purchasing pools for Medicaid drug programs

HHS approves first-ever multi-state purchasing pools for Medicaid drug programs

Medicare makes drug card enrollment easier

Medicare makes drug card enrollment easier

'Medicare-Approved' cards available soon

'Medicare-Approved' cards available soon

FUZEON (enfuvirtide) to be widely available through pharmacies in the U.S.

FUZEON (enfuvirtide) to be widely available through pharmacies in the U.S.

Foreign drug repackager complies with FDA order

Foreign drug repackager complies with FDA order

FDA makes moves to block foreign drug imports

FDA makes moves to block foreign drug imports

Vitamin C can reduce levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation and chronic disease

Vitamin C can reduce levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation and chronic disease