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Magnesium Supplements Impact Patient Blood Pressure Control

Magnesium Supplements Impact Patient Blood Pressure Control

December 9th 2021

ASHP

Research results showed a significant difference in blood pressure control when patients took magnesium.

ThoughtSpot 2021: Global Independent Pharmacy Trends

ThoughtSpot 2021: Global Independent Pharmacy Trends

December 9th 2021

ThoughtSpot

As part of our ThoughtSpot 2021 podcast series, guest host Jenni Zilka, President of Good Neighbor Pharmacy, leads a conversation on global trends in independent pharmacy across the US and Europe.

Study: Increasing Naloxone Access Improves Opioid Outcomes

Study: Increasing Naloxone Access Improves Opioid Outcomes

December 7th 2021

ASHP

Study findings presented at the 2021 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition revealed naloxone counseling can impact the opioid crisis through patient education.

Study Explores CBD for Pain, Sleep in Hand Osteoarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Study Explores CBD for Pain, Sleep in Hand Osteoarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis

November 11th 2021

ACR Convergence

Investigators supplemented a slim body of existing research on CBD for pain management.

Low Rate of Disease Flare Following Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases

Low Rate of Disease Flare Following Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases

November 9th 2021

ACR Convergence

Patients with immune mediated inflammatory diseases are at an increased risk of herpes zoster, but research on the risk of possible vaccine-related flares following vaccination with the recombinant zoster vaccine is limited.

Socioeconomic Disadvantage Linked With Potentially Inappropriate Opioid Prescriptions

Socioeconomic Disadvantage Linked With Potentially Inappropriate Opioid Prescriptions

November 8th 2021

ACR Convergence

Patients who lived in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas were more likely to have potentially inappropriate opioid prescriptions, compared with other types of potentially inappropriate medications.

Prioritizing the Mental Health of Providers Across the Country

Prioritizing the Mental Health of Providers Across the Country

October 28th 2021

ThoughtSpot

Susan Lorenz-Fisher, vice president of corporate responsibility & sustainability, AmerisourceBergen, and Erin Briggs, senior pharmacy advisor, Americares, discuss mental health awareness and resources for pharmacists to support their mental health.

Expert Interview with NACDS CEO Steven Anderson: The Power of Association

Expert Interview with NACDS CEO Steven Anderson: The Power of Association

October 15th 2021

NACDS

Steven Anderson, CEO, NACDS, joined Drug Topics® for a forward look at how associations—like the National Association of Chain Drug Stores—can empower pharmacies through the power of collaboration in 2022.

Wayne Boese Discusses Essentials for Independent Pharmacy Success in Keynote Address

Wayne Boese Discusses Essentials for Independent Pharmacy Success in Keynote Address

October 15th 2021

Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit

Wayne Boese, Vice President, Sales, at American Associated Pharmacies kicked off the Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit with his keynote address.

Health Policy, Technology, and Pharmacy Intersect to Promote Medication Adherence in Pharmacy Deserts

Health Policy, Technology, and Pharmacy Intersect to Promote Medication Adherence in Pharmacy Deserts

October 15th 2021

Total Pharmacy Solutions Summit

Ken Perez, Vice President, Healthcare Policy and Government Affairs at Omnicell, Inc., discussed the intersection of health policy, pharmacists, and technology in promoting medication adherence in underserved populations.