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Dec 18, 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...

Oct 07, 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...

Oct 07, 2014, 14:44 ET
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A Dose of Reality: Medication Non-adherence Causes 125,000 Deaths, $290 Billion in Healthcare Costs Annually; Patients Blame Lack of Refill Planning for Missed Doses

 Research shows that patients who don't consistently follow their regular medication regimen are at risk for death or hospitalization. During...

Oct 01, 2014, 09:23 ET
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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...

Feb 05, 2014, 08:02 ET
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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)...

Oct 25, 2013, 11:28 ET
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Project IMPACT: Diabetes Improves Outcomes For Underserved Patients In 25 Communities Disproportionately Affected By Diabetes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Interim clinical results from Project IMPACT: Diabetes, announced today by the American Pharmacists...

Oct 01, 2013, 11:59 ET
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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...

Apr 23, 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...

Mar 27, 2013, 14:30 ET
American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists member J.P. Borneman, PhD and president Mark Land honor Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) with a Legislative Excellence Award for safeguarding Americans' right to choose complementary health care.  (PRNewsFoto/American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists)

Sen. Tom Harkin Honored for Safeguarding Americans' Right to Choose Complementary Health Care

 Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) was honored recently by the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) with an award of appreciation...

Nov 07, 2012, 16:01 ET
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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....

Oct 01, 2012, 12:07 ET
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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...

Sep 27, 2012, 13:00 ET
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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,...

Sep 04, 2012, 13:12 ET
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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...

Jun 22, 2012, 13:00 ET
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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)...

Jun 06, 2012, 15:19 ET
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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...

May 31, 2012, 16:30 ET
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Attack on the Website of the American Pharmacists Association

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), a DC-based, non-profit professional association dedicated to advancing the profession of pharmacy,...

Feb 27, 2012, 10:30 ET
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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,...

Feb 02, 2012, 10:00 ET
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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...

Jan 03, 2012, 10:30 ET
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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...

Nov 21, 2011, 10:30 ET
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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...