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Express Scripts- Medco Merger The Final Straw for Community Pharmacy

I read NCPA’s blog The Dose, and sometimes it takes a few days to get to the email in my inbox with the initial blurb. Today’s talked about a New Mexico independent pharmacist. Being from there, I had to see

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On a New Order

When I think of pushing forward with initiating new services and knowing that I will have many people shoot me down right away, I must remember the following: Nicolo Machiavelli, 1513 (per Paul Ridker, MD):  It must be considered that

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Instruction FAIL

Below is a blurb from the ASHP Daily Briefing. The last line is something that just shouldn’t be happening. Many Patients Struggle With “Take as Directed” Prescription Label Instructions. The New York Times (7/5, D6, Span, Subscription Publication) reports that “patients must

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Save the KI in HI

I have been reading a lot of posts on the interwebs telling people to take iodine, specifically potassium iodide. Now, there are lots of factors regarding radiation and how far it travels, what it travels through, etc. If there is

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Check out my Box

It’s not a real box, but it houses some articles that I either participated in or feel are good resources. I will periodically add to my Box, so scroll down a bit and look on the right side of my

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It’s a YouTube night

Feel like sharing…

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74 hours

Only 74 hours until my MPJE exam…. I tried to study on the road, but it was not as productive as I had hoped. I need to lock myself in the house, turn off the phone, and dig in deep.

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Kaplan FAIL

I have been reviewing for my NAPLEX, which I am taking on October 1st. I started out with the APhA Review book, which is just too much. Thankfully, my friend Elly told me so, and recommended the Kaplan book, which

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Walking hand in hand with cancer

I found this video yesterday while showing my parents TED.com. I did a search for Alzheimers, since it had some up in discussion, and I found this girl that was only 19 when she gave the talk. I think her

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