Building and preserving bone with soluble corn fiber

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Researchers use geo-mapping to identify 'hot spots' for fentanyl, other opiate use

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NIH researchers discover a new inflammatory disease

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Current news

University of Alaska Anchorage students who want to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree can now do so without leaving the state.
The program was established by CVS and PQA to recognize student excellence in projects centered on quality-related medication initiatives.
The study's findings could have implications for optimal treatment of children taking beta blockers.
NIH researchers have discovered a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease — otulipenia — that primarily affects young children.
Supplementing with soluble corn fiber at two critical times in a woman's life — adolescence and post-menopause — can help build and retain calcium in bone.
"It's not very cost-effective to put your resources into areas that don't have much of a problem."
Better management of high-risk drugs may help reduce the incidence of secondary fragility fractures in elderly population.
This new innovation will allow scientists to study treatments for mitochondrial diseases in humans.
Discovery of the technique could eventually prove useful as a biomarker to track the progression of prostate cancer.
Now is the time to expand those conversations and talk with your patients to make sure all their immunizations are up to date.

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Webinars

FOR THE PHARMACIST

Protecting our elders: Ensuring safe medication practices for older adults
Thursday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. EDT

FOR THE TECHNICIAN

2016 Immunization Update for technicians
Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. EDT

Got to catch them all: Technicians identifying common medication flags
Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. EDT