MTM essentials for asthma management: Part 1 This CPE article covers the pathophysiology of asthma, its clinical presentations, assessment methods, and nonpharmacologic management options. Race lesson in the pharmacy Pharmacists swear an oath to do no harm. But what about patients? Should they be responsible for their behavior toward us? OTC remedies help ease tension headache, backache, arthritis pain Where does it hurt? Chances are, someone has come up with a treatment for that. Drug Topics Voices 04-10-2015 April 10, 2015 Letters, e-mails, and posts to Drug Topics. FDA warns against use of certain closed system transfer devices with Treanda Injection If the CSTDs contain ABS, there is risk of leakage and failure of the devices, and possible product contamination. Pharmacist honored for half a century of service to community The work of Drug Topics contributor Truman Lastinger, former board chair of Grady General Hospital in Cairo, Ga., was commemorated recently with the unveiling of his portrait and a ceremony of appreciation. Denver to host the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo in August The event takes place August 22-25 at Denver's Colorado Convention Center, and the exhibit floor is nearly sold out. The consequences of high out-of-pocket medication costs Cost of treatment often forces aging patients on limited incomes to choose between paying for medications or for food and rent. The pharmacist's power animal April 10, 2015 By David Stanley RPh This blackbird is a good omen.