Tag Archives: Pharmacy

Hilltowns lose their neighborhood pharmacy – GazetteNET

Hilltowns lose their neighborhood pharmacy News > Local Greg Conz, owner of the Williamsburg Pharmacy and Hardware store in Williamsburg, helps Bonnie Young of Easthampton with a medication question. Young works at Linda Manor Extended Care Facility in Leeds and said, “It’s our go-to place for little gifts and whatever else you need. We will… Read More »

January 9: Friday Pharmacy Fun Fact – Pharmacy Times

Which state was the first to require licensure for pharmacists? Answer: Louisiana! Although licensure seems like a no-brainer now, no pharmacists were licensed until 1816, when Louis Dufilho Jr. became the first licensed pharmacist in the country.1 Louisiana passed the law in 1804, requiring a licensing examination for any pharmacist. Before that, anyone could compound… Read More »

Walgreens profit misses estimates on pharmacy weakness – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A Walgreens pharmacy store sign is photographed in Austin, TX, U.S., March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed/File Photo (Reuters) – Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) posted a quarterly profit that missed expectations on Wednesday, hurt by lower payments from insurers on drugs sold, sending shares down nearly 4% before the bell. Sluggish… Read More »

Pharmacy Versus ‘Farmacy’: The Differences You Need to Know – UKNow

The University of Kentucky Public Relations & Strategic Communications Office provides a weekly health column available for use and reprint by news media. This week’s column is by Craig Martin, Pharm.D., professor and associate dean of the UK College of Pharmacy. LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 25, 2019) — Do you know the difference between a pharmacy,… Read More »

Couple opens new pharmacy to help people afford medications – WSAZ-TV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A couple working on their doctorates at the University of Charleston decided to open a pharmacy in downtown Charleston. Their unique business model has one goal in mind — to make sure everyone has access to the medicines they need. Velox Pharmacy Solutions, which opened two weeks ago in Charleston, offers… Read More »