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Passage of Common Sense Legislation Would Allow Pharmacists to Administer CDC-Recommended Vaccines

Improving access to vaccines is one of the most efficient and effective ways to improve the health and well-being of millions of Americans. In states such as Georgia, elected officials are working to put the state on par with the rest of the country with common sense... [continue reading]

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UF Pharmacy Students: Pharmacists Do More Than Simply Fill Prescriptions

October is American Pharmacist Month and pharmacy students from the University of Florida want their fellow students to know that pharmacists do much more than simply fill prescriptions. As one of the most accessible health care providers, pharmacists administer immunizations; conduct health screenings; offer diabetes education; provide... [continue reading]

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Pharmacists Are Uniquely Positioned to Expand Their Role in Patient Care

As one of the top trusted professionals, pharmacists – through their accessibility, expertise and experience – are “uniquely positioned to expand their role in patient care in the U.S. health care system to meet increasing demands and improve the health of the nation.” Trained to manage drug-related... [continue reading]

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Don’t Risk Getting the Flu – Get Your Flu Shot Today!

Every year, countless Americans catch the flu from a friend, family member, or a co-worker. More often than not, most of these individuals recover without incident; however, complications that arise from the flu can also prove deadly. As we head into flu season, many national public-health experts... [continue reading]

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Pharmacists Demonstrate the Value of Pharmacist-Provided Patient Care Services on Capitol Hill

Last week on Capitol Hill, more than 200 members of Congress, staff, aides and the general public participated in a health fair, during which 50+ DC-area pharmacists and student pharmacists “demonstrated the value of pharmacist-provided patient care services” as they administered flu shots and performed free health... [continue reading]