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FDA seeks to prevent youth access to flavored tobacco products and ban menthol in cigarettes
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb proposed Thursday having all flavored electronic nicotine delivery systems—excluding tobacco, mint, and menthol flavors—sold in age-restricted, in-person locations and with increased age verification practices for online sales.
Pharmacist-led educational intervention decreases inappropriate medication prescriptions in older adults
A pharmacist-led educational intervention for older adults led to greater discontinuation of prescriptions for inappropriate medication after 6 months, compared with usual care, according to new research.
November 13, 2018
Technology should help you get back to treating patients
What are the obstacles to pharmacists providing patient care? I’m guessing you don’t have enough hours in your busy day to list them. One recurring theme is that pharmacists don’t have access to…0 comments
November 16, 2018
APhA Supports New Evidenced-Based Cholesterol Management Guideline
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has signed on as a supporting organization for the recently released 2018 AHA/ACC Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol.
November 8, 2018
APhA Rededicates Flagpole Memorial for All Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians
As we prepare to celebrate the service of our veterans, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is honoring all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who have served during the Global War on Terrorism by rededicating the APhA Flagpole Memorial on Monday, November 12, during a ceremony at APhA headquarters.
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