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Modernizing the Art of Compounding

June 7, 2022

by Alea Anthony Compounding: Back to the Basics Drug compounding is one of the pharmacist’s many tools to serve their patients. Reflecting on my first year of pharmacy school, learning the “art of compounding” in Pharmacy Practice Lab was a highlight of P1 year. From capsules to lip balm to... View Article

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How Pharmacists Are Making a Difference Through Smoking Cessation

January 10, 2022

by Erin Ballentine Although the percentage of Americans who smoke has dramatically decreased in the last 20 years, millions of people are still dependent on this life-threatening habit. The impacts of smoking are far-reaching, altering the function of multiple body systems and worsening several common health conditions. For these reasons,... View Article

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SGLT2 inhibitors: A silver bullet?

September 20, 2021

by Sean S. Hong Sodium glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors promote the kidneys to filter glucose out of the blood and excrete the glucose as waste. As a result, SGLT2 inhibitors are indicated to treat patients for type 2 diabetes as an alternative to insulin or metformin. Canagliflozin (Invokana®) was first... 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

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Today’s Pharmacist: From Product Focused to Patient Focused

December 12, 2019

How has the pharmacy profession changed over the years? Turns out, a lot. Today’s pharmacists have drastically changed how they practice pharmacy. So, what does a pharmacist do today that’s different? Pharmacists today have come out from behind the counter and can be found in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and hospices... View Article

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Is the Future of Pharmacy in Jeopardy?

August 6, 2019

by Marc Sweeney, R.Ph., Pharm.D. Dean, Cedarville University School of Pharmacy Is the future of pharmacy really in jeopardy? Is automation going to replace the pharmacist’s role? Is reimbursement for dispensing causing the elimination of the profession? Some traditional-minded individuals seem to be fostering a bleak view of the profession’s... View Article