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Walgreens/Rite Aid Merger Amended and ExtendedThe merger agreement between Walgreens and Rite Aid has been modified and extended by six months. The combined company will have to divest an addition 200 stores and the price per common share that Walgreens is offering has gone down.
Senator, NABP Call for Better Detection of Drug Interaction After Chicago InvestigationSenator Durbin and NABP call for new pharmacy safety policies in aftermath of Chicogo Tribune investigation.
A Strategy to Boost Medication ComplianceLooking for ways to increase medication compliance by challenging patients -- such as the elderly and those with mental illness?
NCPA Embraces Value Over VolumeGreater accountability for pharmacy benefit managers? That's just one of the goals of the President of the National Community Pharmacists Association.
Finding Time to Counsel Patients: Make It the PriorityEvery community pharmacist has the long lines and phones ringing off the hook. But there are ways to find time o counsel patients even when it is busy.
Chains Step up Efforts Against Drug AbuseNaloxone can now be dispensed without a prescription in 33 states and Washington, DC. Here's how two big pharmacy chains are making the livesaving opioid antagonist more accessible.
Automated Dispensing Systems -- One High-Tech SolutionHealth system pharmacies that require large-scale deployment of automated dispensing cabinets are faced with multiple challenges. Here's one solution.
How You Can Help Prevent Opioid AbusePharmacists are on the front lines of helping to curb abuse and misuse in the opioid epidemic. But how can you make this happen in the real world?
Top 5 Things to Know About Future Drug SpendingHow will money be spent on medications in the next 5 years? Here's a look at the top trends.
Five Innovative New Products for DiabetesHere's a quick overview of new drugs, a novel device that can replace fingersticks, and an “artificial pancreas” meant to make life easier for patients with diabetes.