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pharmacy crisis trainingBasic first aid skills are useful for anyone to have, but they are imperative for anyone who works in a pharmacy. From pharmacists to cashiers, everyone should know what to do in a medical crisis and be able to step in during an emergency until EMTs arrive.  Of course, when faced with a serious medical emergency, the first course of action should be to have someone call 9-1-1 for paramedics and an ambulance, but in the meantime, basic medical training keeps a situation from turning tragic. [click to continue…]

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pharmacy roles 2As we’ve discussed before, it is often assumed that all a pharmacist does is dispense medicines and ensure the patient understands how to take their meds. More pharmacists pay a big role as a part of a team to help a patient get better and improve their health overall. More medical groups around the country are making every effort to help change how patients view the role of the pharmacist. If you are looking to branch out or a student considering your future, read on to discover how pharmacists are working with other medical groups more closely. [click to continue…]

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Obesity is a Disease: Is Treatment Working?

by pharmacy on July 12, 2017

obesity treatmentAlmost four years ago, the American Medical Association (AMA) classified obesity as a disease. The purpose of doing so was to increase awareness in physicians and push insurance companies to cover healthcare costs related to obesity. Understandably so, but was it the right move? Are we seeing any improvement in the rate of obesity in the country? [click to continue…]

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Taking an over the counter pain reliever can also treat anxiety over fear of death and the unknown after we pass on. Pain extends far beyond the physical, transcending a scope of mental, emotional, and psychological needs to be met and addressed. Research has lead a team of scientists to believe that acetaminophen can have a positive effect on things such as existential dread, fear of death, or anxiety over an illness. Being careful to address the needs of clients in trying times such as facing the death of a family member, their own mortality, or the suffering of a loved one is important. [click to continue…]

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