The last six drug take-back days sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency have collected nearly 2.8 million pounds of prescription drugs at more than 5,800 sites across the country, drawing praise from a drug industry trade organization.
Ana Marie Acosta, the daughter of Stater Bros. VP pharmacy John Acosta, has been named the 2014 Rose Queen by the Pasadena, Calif., Tournament of Roses Association, the 166-store supermarket chain said.
The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has established a memorandum of understanding with an organization of French-speaking pharmacy school deans and educators to cooperate and collaborate to advance the quality of pharmacy education around the world.
A project by the philanthropic wing of the American Pharmacists Association to include pharmacists on diabetes care teams in highly affected and underserved communities has produced significant decreases in blood-sugar levels among patients, according to results released Thursday.
An experimental drug under development by Gilead Sciences for hepatitis C is safe and effective when combined with other treatments, according to a review posted on the Food and Drug Administration's website ahead of an expert panel meeting to take place Friday.