Pharmacy News

Poll finds high trust in pharmacists, nurses, and doctors

A new poll shows that most American have high levels of trust in physicians, nurses, and pharmacists. The poll, from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found that at least 7 in 10 Americans believe doctors, nurses, and pharmacists will do the right thing for them and their families most of the time. 

Pharmacists poised to address unmet mental health needs

Among the many collateral effects of COVID-19, the pandemic has exacerbated the mental health crisis in the United States. For some, the global shutdown interrupted ongoing mental health care. For others, the stress and isolation triggered new mental health issues. 

Flu vaccine can protect against severe effects of COVID-19, study finds

A new study published in PLoS One suggests that the influenza vaccine may help safeguard individuals against COVID-19.

What's the right aspirin dose for CVD patients?

Results of a new pragmatic trial called ADAPTABLE will give clinicians and their patients with heart disease more to discuss when it comes to the right dose of aspirin needed to prevent another heart attack or stroke.

Study finds differences in opioid prescribing for Black and white patients

Black and white patients within the same health system are subject to very different opioid prescribing behaviors, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine points out.