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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for October 19, 2018

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine |

October 19, 2018

Welcome to our weekly roundup of pharmacy articles, blog posts, and stories from across the web.

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your pharmacy business thrive.

You’ll discover new strategies and tips to boost your independent community pharmacy business and to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the pharmacy industry.

This week we chose five articles covering topics from the fate of rural pharmacies in the U.S. to the dangers of taking supplements without consulting a pharmacist.


Local Pharmacist Changes State Law to Put High-Dollar Chemo Drugs in the Hands of Low-Income Tennesseans

The Daily Memphian narrates how Tennessee became the first state in the country to establish and maintain a prescription drug donation repository program that accepts donated prescriptions from individuals.


Rural Pharmacies Are Closing: Where Does That Leave Patients?

More rural pharmacies continue to close every year. U.S. News and World Report discusses why rural pharmacy is dying and why it’s bad news for patients. 


American Pharmacists Month Spotlight: Travis Hale, PharmD

Digital Pharmacist is highlighting community pharmacies during American Pharmacists Month. This week’s spotlight describes a pharmacist’s journey from CVS technician to independent community pharmacy owner with a doctorate.


Supplements Can Interact With Prescription Medication

Many consumers learn about supplements from non-clinical sources. Hamacher Resource Group explains the dangers of taking supplements without consulting pharmacists on possible interactions.


Top 5 Ways to Make Vaccinations Less Frustrating

Vaccines can take up a lot of pharmacists’ time during flu season. Drug Topics provides five tips to make flu season easier in the pharmacy.


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