Author | Jim Plagakis, RPh, Contributing Editor


Fried Twinkies

January 15, 2010

Overweight and obese people constitute a majority in the United States. Universal access to healthcare will mean fat people, too. Thousands of obese people, uninsurable today, will get full coverage, and expensive prescriptions for obesity-related illnesses will clog the tube.

Commentary: The greatest pharmacy in the world

December 11, 2009

One man's fantasy of the ultimate pharmacy leads him down memory lane.

A pharmacist's toolkit should include a well-tuned scuzz-o-meter

November 03, 2009

Unkempt appearance is often the pharmacist's first clue that a drug-chaser has entered the store.

Commentary: Too many pharmacists suffer from hurry sickness

October 08, 2009

The one condition that is probably shared by most pharmacists can harm marriages, health, and jobs. But it comes with the job, so what do we do about that?