Happier Independent Pharmacists

5 Reasons Why Pharmacists Should Consider An Independent Community Pharmacy

So, you’ve just spent eight years earning your credentials. You’ve studied dosages and amounts, reactions and side effects. You’ve even brushed up on what’s probably the most difficult part of your new chosen profession – reading a doctor’s horrible handwriting. From filling prescription medications to consulting with consumers about their medical needs, the independent pharmacists... (Read more)
mesothelioma, a rare type of Cancer

Friday Facts: Things Everyone Should Know About Mesothelioma

According to the American Cancer Society, cancer is an umbrella term used to describe a collection of diseases which are identified by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Although 87% of U.S. cancer diagnoses are in individuals 50 years of age or older, there are certain lifestyle factors that are known to increase the risk... (Read more)

Treatment Tuesday: Diabetes Self-Management Support in Benzer Pharmacies

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are over 18.8 million Americans that have been diagnosed with diabetes. An additional 86 million people are estimated to be either living without a diabetes diagnosis or on the spectrum of pre-diabetes. In total, over 100 million Americans are at risk of experiencing its symptoms. What that Means for... (Read more)
NATIONAL TAKE BACK DAY

Good Riddance: October 28th is National Take Back Day

We’ve all faced the dilemma at one time or another. Maybe we ordered an online refill before the doctor was convinced that there was a need, and now there’s not. Perhaps they are/were part of a service which automatically sends them out each month. It could be a situation where the potency is in question... (Read more)
Workers’ Compensation & Personal Injury Protection

Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Protection: Important Facts

When you think of Personal Insurance Protection and Workers’ Compensation, you most likely envision two different types of coverage. Personal injury protection or PIP insurance is an extension of car insurance products that compensates any injury incurred in a car accident — regardless of who was at fault. It covers medical expenses, pharmacy expenses and... (Read more)
Increasing Specialty Drug Prices Could Bring Down Insurers, Consumers

Increasing Specialty Drug Prices Could Bring Down Insurers, Consumers

Specialty drugs are medications for chronic or complex health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and tumors. They need to be handled, administered and monitored in a specific and meticulous manner. Hence, specialty drug prices are expensive. In fact, they are defined as high-cost prescription medications, as they empty patients’ pockets in no time. The... (Read more)
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