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Serving her community

Lisa Catall of Rite Aid sees room to help patients more through medication therapy management When Bhavesh Dhabliwala walked into his neighborhood Rite Aid last November, he just wanted something for his gas pain.  But if he hadn’t met pharmacist … Continue reading

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The art of persuasion

Director of Mayo Vaccine Research Group calls for new approaches to vaccine education A Google search using the terms “vaccines, information, reactions” will return countless stories about the injuries, and in some cases deaths, parents attribute to childhood immunizations.  These … Continue reading

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Runge devotes storied career to the disenfranchised

Barriers cleared for women, black, employee community pharmacists. Taking office as President of APhA in 1979, Mary Munson Runge said her goal was to increase membership among women, minority, and employee pharmacists. Runge knew a thing or two about all … Continue reading

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Pharmacist builds medical homes for patients with chronic conditions

Robb Malone, PharmD, pioneered pharmacist-centered care at UNC. When “John Doe” came into the University of North Carolina (UNC) Internal Medicine Practice with heart failure, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease, “He had all the comorbidities that, if left unmanaged, would … Continue reading

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Community pharmacists help patients transition from hospital to home

Walgreens partners with hospitals to bring prescriptions to the bedside Walgreens pharmacist Austin Mudd, PharmD, stands at the bedside of Lewis Broughton, 49, and explains the instructions for Broughton’s antibiotics. “Make sure you take all of them even if you … Continue reading

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