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Vaccine Hesitancy and COVID-19 Vaccinations

March 18, 2021

by Dr. Justin Cole The sprint to develop vaccines effective at preventing COVID-19 infection and its subsequent complications is unprecedented in modern medicine. Presently, three companies have been granted emergency use authorization from the FDA for their COVID-19 vaccines: Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, and, most recently, Johnson & Johnson. More vaccine candidates... View Article

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Independent Pharmacies and Coronavirus Testing in Ohio

February 1, 2021

by Matt Merical COVID-19 has changed the face of healthcare dramatically. Reports in March 2020 marked the turning point of infectious disease management in the United States. Soon after shutdowns were announced, classes were hosted online, and the economy of the country came to a halt, and the President announced... View Article

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How Your Genes Can Improve Your Care

January 15, 2021

by Lucas O’Brien Medications are an essential component of modern healthcare. Some medications have become universal household products, such as various medications for seasonal allergies, pain relief, or even for sleep. For those with chronic conditions, some prescription medications may become a part of everyday life. Everyone has a different... View Article

A Christian Perspective on Well-Being and Resilience in a Pandemic

December 18, 2020

A Christian Perspective on Well-Being and Resilience in a Pandemic by Dr. McKenzie Grinalds No one needs convincing that healthcare professionals, including pharmacists, struggle with burnout and mental health crises. Burnout was a reality prior to the pandemic and is raging even more as we seek to cope with professional... View Article

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Beyond Safety and Efficacy: Ethics and the COVID Vaccine

December 11, 2020

by Rachel Wolthoff COVID-19 continues to change the status quo. In an effort to stop the progression, the White House has created “Operation Warp Speed” to accelerate vaccine development and approval. One vaccine is in the process of receiving emergency use authorization, and it is likely that a total of... View Article

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How COVID-19 Is Empowering Pharmacists

April 13, 2020

By Marc Sweeney, Pharm.D. Dean, School of Pharmacy Cedarville University Due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for more frontline healthcare workers, pharmacists have been empowered by the federal government and most states to meet the growing healthcare needs. Considering that pharmacists are educated in a... View Article