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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles from the Web

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

May 18, 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 future of pain medication to the most important oral care items to stock in your pharmacy.


Independent Pharmacies Still Thriving

Independent pharmacies in Sacramento are thriving. Comstock’s magazine explains how they’ve become a single destination for a variety of health needs for both people and animals.


New Manager Grapples With How to Handle Conflict With Employee

Pharmacy managers spend as much time dealing with employees as prescriptions. In Pharmacy Today, one independent pharmacy manager explains strategies he’s found successful when handling problematic employees.


Why We Won’t Miss Opioids

A long-term randomized study analyzed the effects of opioid versus non-opioid treatments for pain. Scientific American discusses the eye-opening results of the study and the future of pain medication.


We Don’t Have a Cure for the Common Cold. But This New Treatment Might Stop It in Its Tracks

American adults suffer an average of two to three colds per year, and children catch more. Fortune talks about a new medication in development that seeks to cure people of colds in one dose.


Pay Attention to These Areas of Your Oral Care Department

Oral care is a top 10 category at independent pharmacies. Hamacher Resource Group gives you tips for maximizing sales and profit in your oral care department.


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