Pharmacists are the medication experts on America’s health care team. The APhA Media Advisors and staff pharmacists can help the media make sense of pharmacist clinical services, over-the-counter products, prescription medications, vitamin and herbal supplements, as well as many other topics. These pharmacists are ready to help develop stories about medication use and how the pharmacist helps improve patient health and reduce health care costs.
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October 16, 2018
APhA to Host Capitol Hill Briefing on Pharmacists’ Roles with Opioids
In recognition of October being American Pharmacists Month (APhM), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is hosting a lunch briefing at the Capitol Visitors Center at noon on Wednesday, October 17, to educate Members of Congress and legislative staff on various ways and the availability of pharmacists to help patients and address the opioid epidemic.
October 10, 2018
APhA Applauds Laws prohibiting PBM ‘Gag Clauses’
President Trump signed bipartisan legislation into law that will remove the barriers preventing pharmacists from helping patients find the least expensive way to purchase their prescription drugs. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) CEO Tom Menighan, BSPharm, MBA, ScD (Hon), FAPhA, and Board Trustee Theresa Tolle, BPharm, FAPhA, attended the bill signing in the Oval Office at the White House.
October 15, 2018
New APhA resources help you move from med sync to services
It’s already the third week of #APhM2018. Thousands of you have been using the downloadable resources on pharmacistsmonth.com in your practice settings and using social media to share our campaign.…0 comments
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Paralyzing polio-like illness mainly affecting children confirmed in 22 states, CDC says
CDC reported Tuesday that 127 confirmed or suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare condition that primarily affects children and can cause paralysis, have been reported in the United States as of October 16. According to CDC's Nancy Messonnier, 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states.