Pharmacy News

Pharmacy leader treks across AmericaBruce Kneeland is on the hunt for unique indie pharmacies across the country.
Addressing the global disease burden: FIP 2016FIP's 76th annual World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences takes place in Buenos Aires in August. This year's topic: The global disease burden.
Hilliard named 2017-2018 APhA president-electAPhA has announced its new officers for 2017-2018.

How pharmacists are helping patients kick the habitCVS decided to abandon tobacco sales in 2014. Plenty of community pharmacists were way ahead on that one.
Signs of a weakening pharmacist job marketAn expert with 35 years' academic and professional experience calls it like he sees it.
Patients, payers, and manufacturers’ drug couponsAccording to PBMs, those drug coupons are something else.

FDA approves rolapitant to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomitingRolapitant is a novel NK1 receptor antagonist that maintains >90% receptor binding up to five days after a single 180-mg dose.
USPTF updates recommendations for aspirin useThe guidelines, which update the group's 2007 and 2009 recommendations, are published in the "Annals of Internal Medicine."
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.
FDA warns about oral antifungal use during pregnancyA Danish study has found a possibility of increased risk of miscarriage in pregnant women who use oral fluconazole to treat yeast infections.