Chains & Business

Combating the growing opioid epidemic with the “rescue shot”The movement to get naloxone into the hands of first responders, drug users, and their family members has found increasing support in state legislatures.
New Products for Pharmacists 06-10-2016New Rx, indications, generics, and OTC
Answers for acne, dry skin, and UV protectionMost pharmacy shelves stock numerous alternative treatments for simple skin problems. Here are a few of the newer ones.
You’re a pharmacist, not a physician: Get your own titlePhysicians have been called "Doc" for so long that the terms are essentially identical. Why not designate pharmacists by a separate and distinct title?
Provider statusWith provider status now a reality in 38 states, HR 592 and S 314 have powerful Congressional support. How long before the payers come on board?
Walgreens partners with MHA in mental health offeringA new mental health platform on the Walgreens website will offer consumers free online screening tools and links to providers of followup care.
1976: Nation's supply of pharmacists is smaller than you thinkAn "outpouring of new pharmacy-school graduates." "Fears of a manpower glut." 2016 headlines? Nope. The year was 1976.
The dilemma of Molly’s mom: Pharmacists, technicians respondIn some professions, eternal vigilance comes with the territory.
How Walmart plans to save on genericsWalmart has decided to put all its eggs in a really big basket.
Dear pharmacists: Are those white coats really necessary?Quasi-religious symbol? Sign of enforced conformity? Emblem of arrogance and superiority? Or simple professional attire? You decide.