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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.
62 percent of frequent antihistamine users did not test positive for allergies

62 percent of frequent antihistamine users did not test positive for allergies

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

Promise of improved workflows and reduced medical errors to boost adoption of computerised physician order entry systems

Promise of improved workflows and reduced medical errors to boost adoption of computerised physician order entry systems

Historical analysis of the 38-year struggle to provide a prescription drug benefit to seniors as part of Medicare

Historical analysis of the 38-year struggle to provide a prescription drug benefit to seniors as part of Medicare

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

Nevada Attorney General warns against drug card scams

Virtual reality appears to dramatically change how the brain physically registers pain

Virtual reality appears to dramatically change how the brain physically registers pain

More precise and less invasive procedure for prostate cancer detection

More precise and less invasive procedure for prostate cancer detection

Retirees taking COX-2 anti-inflammatory drugs on a long-term basis also take aspirin therapy

Retirees taking COX-2 anti-inflammatory drugs on a long-term basis also take aspirin therapy

The Population Health Complex to improve the health of all New Zealanders

The Population Health Complex to improve the health of all New Zealanders

UK pharmacists to become more hands on

UK pharmacists to become more hands on

Common weeds may be better than herbal cousins for preventing and curing a host of diseases

Common weeds may be better than herbal cousins for preventing and curing a host of diseases

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

Lovastatin and Simvastatin have a significantly reduced risk of prostate cancer

Lovastatin and Simvastatin have a significantly reduced risk of prostate cancer

Researchers win Kaye prize for gastro-retentive sustained release drug delivery system

Researchers win Kaye prize for gastro-retentive sustained release drug delivery system

Five major prescription drug manufacturers make drugs available to Medicare discount cardholders

Five major prescription drug manufacturers make drugs available to Medicare discount cardholders

New generation drug therapy targets the individual

New generation drug therapy targets the individual

Democrats air their views on Medicare prescription drugs discount cards

Democrats air their views on Medicare prescription drugs discount cards

Pharmacy Care Alliance gives out first prescription discounts

Pharmacy Care Alliance gives out first prescription discounts

Seniors take up Medicare-approved drug discount card in mass

Seniors take up Medicare-approved drug discount card in mass

Level of smoking by undergraduate female nursing students is higher than that of the general population

Level of smoking by undergraduate female nursing students is higher than that of the general population