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2010-04-20 08:41:00

Eighty-two percent of Patients Select OTC Products Recommended by Their Pharmacist WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the most recent Pharmacy Today Over-the-Counter Product Survey conducted by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), pharmacists believe that 82 percent of consumers purchase over-the-counter products that were recommended by their pharmacist.

2010-03-19 13:57:00

New APHA Report Says, 'After 98 Years, It's Time to Act' WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association today urged members of the U.S.

2010-03-17 10:08:00

DENVER, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHeCAREERS Network, North America's leading healthcare Network, has another solution for the down economy. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100204/FL49504LOGO-a ) Employers are now able to post as many pharmacy-specific jobs as they would like through HEALTHeCAREERS, reaching thousands of professionals across a Network of recruitment Web sites and partnerships with more than 120 healthcare associations. "As the U.S.

2010-03-12 17:35:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Tice, Pharm.D., Chief Clinical Officer of PharmMD, will receive the 2010 APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Clinical/Pharmacotherapeutic Practice during the Second General Session at APhA 2010, the annual meeting of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) to be held in Washington, D.C.

2009-12-29 14:29:28

UB program lowered A1C levels in diabetics and cut monthly costs by $212 per patient.

2009-12-10 08:57:00

New Year Viewed as Good Time to Clean Out Medicine Cabinets WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-12-08 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A career as a pharmacy technician is proving to be a wise choice in today's economy.

2009-10-01 04:00:00

Americans urged to get to know their pharmacist WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medication list can provide emergency medical personnel with lifesaving information and help prevent the nearly 1.5 million(1) people harmed by medication-related errors every year.

2009-07-17 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to announce that over 25,000 pharmacists and technicians have accessed two web-based and podcast continuing education (CE) programs developed in collaboration with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and funded by PTCB.

2009-05-15 09:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), Executive Director of the American Public Health Association: "The American Public Health Association (APHA) welcomes today's selection of Association member Dr.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.