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07 Apr, 2017, 14:56 ET Pharmacists Face Challenge of Balancing Patients with Chronic Pain and Opioid Abuse, Misuse

Pharmacists often face serious challenges when trying to balance the needs of patients with chronic pain and preventing prescription drug misuse,...


31 Jan, 2017, 11:08 ET APhA Thrilled that Pharmacists' Roles in Health Care is an Issue of Importance during Senate Confirmation Hearing for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary

As Congress prepares to confirm a new health secretary, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is pleased that consideration is being given to...


27 Jan, 2017, 15:42 ET APhA Offers Resource Guide for Applying Pharmacists' Patient Care Process to Immunization Services

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has developed a resource guide designed to incorporate immunization services into pharmacy practice...


25 Jan, 2017, 17:24 ET Multi-Stakeholder Coalition Releases Key Principles Designed to Reform Prior Authorization Requirements

In an effort to address barriers that patients and health care providers often face when putting patient-centered care models into practice, a...


23 Jan, 2017, 08:19 ET Bipartisan Legislation Reintroduced to Improve Patient Access to Pharmacists' Health Care Services

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is excited about Friday's reintroduction of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement...


18 Dec, 2014, 10:47 ET Pharmacists Provide Important Information and Care During Cold and Flu Season

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) reminds the 250 million people who visit the pharmacy each week to utilize your relationship with your...


07 Oct, 2014, 18:43 ET America's Pharmacists Ready to Serve as Frontline Defense as Anxiety of Infectious Diseases Rise

At a time when almost every news story is covering a new outbreak of an infectious disease, America's pharmacists are ready to help you and your...


01 Oct, 2014, 09:23 ET Celebrating Pharmacists: A Core Part of Your Health Care Team

October is American Pharmacists Month, and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) wants you to "Know Your Pharmacist—Know Your...


05 Feb, 2014, 08:02 ET American Pharmacists Association Applauds CVS Caremark's Commitment to Stop Sale of Tobacco Products

Pharmacy care provider joins national movement to reduce smoking and improve public health  The American Pharmacists Association (APhA)...


01 Oct, 2013, 11:59 ET Celebrating Pharmacists: A Core Part of Your Health Care Team

October is American Pharmacists Month and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) wants you to "Know Your Pharmacist, Know Your Medicine." The...


23 Apr, 2013, 11:33 ET Pharmacists Reveal Top Over-The-Counter Product Recommendations

 The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and Pharmacy Today recently published the results of the 2012 Pharmacy Today Over-the-Counter...


07 Nov, 2012, 16:01 ET APhA congratulates Obama on re-election

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) congratulates President Barack Obama on his re-election to a second four-year term in the White House....


01 Oct, 2012, 12:07 ET October is American Pharmacists Month - Know Your Pharmacist, Know Your Medicine

One of the nation's most trusted professions, pharmacists are a readily available source of medication information  October is American...


27 Sep, 2012, 13:00 ET Pharmacists Can Help You and Your Family Stay Healthy and Avoid Illness

Services may include immunizations, over-the-counter medication counseling and advice on good health practices  With flu season upon us,...


04 Sep, 2012, 13:12 ET Pharmacists: Food-Drug Interactions, Nutritional Deficiencies and Side Effects Common While Dieting

 The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) advises caution when consumers choose to begin a new diet program. Consumers should speak with...


22 Jun, 2012, 13:00 ET APhA Foundation Launches Pharmacy Blood Pressure Challenge to Support the Million Hearts Initiative

Nationwide effort promotes pharmacist involvement in cardiovascular care and education  The American Pharmacists Association (APhA)...


06 Jun, 2012, 15:19 ET APhA Website Back Online After Unauthorized Data Access

Today, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced that the pharmacist.com website is back online. The site was temporarily taken...


27 Feb, 2012, 10:30 ET Cold, Flu and Allergy Sufferers Can Select the Best Over-the-Counter Medications with Help from Pharmacists

2011 Pharmacy Today Over-the-Counter Product Survey Results Available With cold and flu season still active and allergy season on its way,...


02 Feb, 2012, 10:00 ET Partner With Your Pharmacist to Monitor Heart Health

During American Heart Month, APhA Reminds You That Your Pharmacist Can Advise You in the Screening and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease...


03 Jan, 2012, 10:30 ET Best New Year's Resolution From Your Pharmacist: Toss Old Medication

American Pharmacists Association Recommends Getting Rid of Unused Medications Once A Year  As the New Year begins, and healthy...


21 Nov, 2011, 10:30 ET Know Your Medications: Ensuring Your Holiday and Winter Travels Are Safe and Healthy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the winter travel season approaches, the American Pharmacists Association encourages...


05 Oct, 2011, 07:00 ET Americans Encouraged to Utilize Pharmacists to Control and Combat Diabetes Epidemic

In honor of American Pharmacists Month, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) encourages Americans to partner with their pharmacists to help...


29 Sep, 2011, 10:30 ET Americans Invited to Discuss Medications for Pain and Pain Symptoms with Nation's Pharmacists

In honor of Pain Awareness Month, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) encourages patients to have an open discussion with their pharmacist...


20 Sep, 2011, 07:00 ET Nation's Pharmacists Ready to Administer Seasonal Flu Vaccines

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is encouraging consumers to get immunized against influenza and to speak with their pharmacist about...


13 Sep, 2011, 14:09 ET American Pharmacists Association Partners with HHS, CDC and CMS in the Million Hearts Initiative

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced it has joined the newly launched Million Hearts Initiative, a coordinated approach to...