Study: More Than 700 Dietary Supplements Contain Active Pharmaceuticals

October 22, 2018

Many dietary supplements contain unapproved pharmaceutical ingredients, according to a study from the California Department of Food and Agriculture.  read more

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is Oct. 27, 2018

October 19, 2018

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  read more

Study Shows Small Increase in Unvaccinated Children

October 18, 2018

Slightly more toddlers are going without vaccines today compared with recent years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  read more

NCPA Empowers Pharmacies to Help Patients Check Meds

October 17, 2018

The NCPA Innovation Center teamed up with Consumer Reports last year to launch National Check Your Meds Day. The event is not happening this year, but the NCPA encourages and empowers pharmacies to conduct their own event any time of the year.  read more

Today is National Pharmacy Technician Day 2018

October 16, 2018

Today is the annual day of recognition for pharmacy technicians, and the invaluable contributions they make throughout the year.  read more

President Signs Bill to End Gag Clauses

October 15, 2018

President Trump signed two bills into law on Oct. 11 that prohibit the use of “gag” clauses in pharmacy contracts.   read more

Today Is Women Pharmacist Day

October 12, 2018

 Today is the inaugural National Women Pharmacist Day.  read more

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15

October 11, 2018

The Open Enrollment Period for 2019 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans begins Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7.  read more

NCPA Releases 2018 Digest

October 10, 2018

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) released the 2018 Digest Oct. 8.   read more

Most Americans Plan to Get Flu Shot This Year

October 9, 2018

The vast majority of U.S. patients plan to get the flu shot this year, according to Walgreens survey.   read more