Julia Talsma, Content Channel Director
Julia Talsma is lead editor for Drug Topics magazine.
NCPA Congressional Pharmacy Summit advocates for clarity around Rx drug pricing
More than 300 pharmacists turned out to support H.R. 244, the “MAC Transparency Act," and H.R. 793, the “Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2015.”
Answers for acne, dry skin, and UV protection
Most pharmacy shelves stock numerous alternative treatments for simple skin problems. Here are a few of the newer ones.
1976: Nation's supply of pharmacists is smaller than you think
An "outpouring of new pharmacy-school graduates." "Fears of a manpower glut." 2016 headlines? Nope. The year was 1976.
Walgreens partners with MHA in mental health offering
A new mental health platform on the Walgreens website will offer consumers free online screening tools and links to providers of followup care.
NACDS Foundation announces awards
Eight institutions recognized for their achievements at 2016 annual meeting.
Pharmacist entrepreneur offers wellness screening to pharmacies
Wellspring provides the questionnaires and the physicians, who evaluate the information. Pharmacies make nutritional suggestions when appropriate, and patients get more attention. The idea is, everybody benefits.
NACDS, NCPA support passage of drug-abuse bill
The law aims to reduce prescription drug abuse while ensuring access for patients who need Rx painkillers to control their chronic pain.
FDA no longer supports use of niacin, fenofibric acid with statins
FDA has withdrawn its approval for niacin and fenofibric acid use with statins to treat high cholesterol.
The antisubstitution controversy: Going strong in '72
The antisubstitution controversy: Going strong in '72
Nowadays, we think of generics as economical options. Not so long ago, plenty of folks thought of them as sacrilege.