Hometown pharmacy paves the way for future growth at new Main Street location in Laurel

Pharmacist Ali Thakkar, of Highland, says Laurel’s Main Street Pharmacy has been a growing operation since it opened under original owner Joan Kim in 2005. As its customer base multiplied and Thakkar took over the business, the India native said [ Read More ]

CARE expands reach, partnerships

CARE Pharmacies in 2015 saw its footprint expand into new states, while growing both the services it offers patients and its sales. It grew to have 82 stores – up fom 79 in 2014 – and the pharmacy cooperative’s CEO, [ Read More ]

NACDS Foundation Assisting National Hepatitis Testing Push

Study in progress amid observance of May as Hepatitis Awareness Month, and of May 19 as Hepatitis Testing DayFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, Va. – As public health authorities target Hepatitis C awareness as a way to prevent liver damage and [ Read More ]

FlexCare Pharmacy Owner Vivian Ayuk Featured in Chain Drug Review for Excellence in Pharmacy Practice

The October 2015 edition of the Chain Drug Review featured two stories on CARE Pharmacies member, FlexCare Pharmacy and its owner Vivian Ayuk for her unsurpassed commitment to serving the healthcare needs of her community.The first article, “The focus is [ Read More ]

Preparing for World AIDS Day – December 1, 2015

Promote awareness of World AIDS Day, which is December 1, 2015, to your community with these simple and informative resources.  Post the World AIDS Day badge to your website using this code: <img alt=”World AIDS Day. December 1.” class=”wad-images” src=”https://aids.gov/images/world_logo1.gif” />  Download the [ Read More ]

CMS Announces Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation(CMMI) is introducing the Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management (Enhanced MTM) Model, which will aim to free up stand-alone Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) in specified regions [ Read More ]

“Family History of Cerebral Palsy May Increase Risk in Children”

Cerebral palsy risks may be influenced by genetics(dailyRx News) Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability among children. Past studies have uncovered various risk factors for the condition, and new research suggests family may play a role [ Read More ]

“With Counseling, Obese Women Gained Less Weight in Pregnancy”

Nutrition and exercise counseling kept obese women from gaining too much weight and resulted in fewer pregnancy complications(dailyRx News) Obese women who become pregnant face many challenges, but researchers have found that a little help can go a long way.Obese [ Read More ]

“Doctors Debunk Five Myths About Brain Metastases”

Neurosurgeons recommend that brain metastasis count should not guide treatment for patients who need personalized care(dailyRx News) New medical research continually contributes to how physicians treat their patients. As new information becomes available, older practices can become obsolete.A committee of [ Read More ]

“Losing Weight for Better Sleep”

Weight loss associated with improved sleep and overall mood(dailyRx News) Being overweight can have a wide range of effects on people’s overall health, both mental and physical. And numerous studies have shown that increased weight is associated with a decrease [ Read More ]

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