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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.
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

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Medicare Drug Discount Card pricing is lower than internet and mail-order pharmacy prices

Medicare Drug Discount Card pricing is lower than internet and mail-order pharmacy prices

Innovative new cancer drug enters the first phase of clinical trials

Innovative new cancer drug enters the first phase of clinical trials

Fifteen Australian lives were saved in one month as a result of pharmacists intervening in medicine management

Fifteen Australian lives were saved in one month as a result of pharmacists intervening in medicine management

Increases in co-payments may reduce the use of medications

Increases in co-payments may reduce the use of medications

Craig Fuller of NACDS testifies on Medicare-approved drug discount card program

Craig Fuller of NACDS testifies on Medicare-approved drug discount card program

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives

$600 credit and discounts help low income Medicare beneficiaries

$600 credit and discounts help low income Medicare beneficiaries

Pharmacist convicted of distribution of pseudoephedrine to manufacture methamphetamine

Pharmacist convicted of distribution of pseudoephedrine to manufacture methamphetamine

Variability in weight and drug content of split tablet may put patients at risk of receiving wrong dosage

Variability in weight and drug content of split tablet may put patients at risk of receiving wrong dosage