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A renewed war on powerful pain meds threatens to hurt... - The Verge

A renewed war on powerful pain meds threatens to hurt... - The Verge | Career as a Pharmacist | Scoop.it
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Very First Human Trials Using Cannabis To Treat Brain Cancer Under Way

Very First Human Trials Using Cannabis To Treat Brain Cancer Under Way | Career as a Pharmacist | Scoop.it
The picture to your left is showing immunofluorescence of the human glioma cell line.

Via Beckley Foundation, MildGreen Initiative, Julian Buchanan
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Randy Collins's curator insight, November 21, 2013 1:56 PM

It's about time. Hopefully the results will spark change.

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NC compounding pharmacy recalls products - The Virginian-Pilot

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A compounding pharmacy in Asheville is recalling sterile products because of the possibility of contamination.
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Community pharmacists needed more than ever, NCPA CEO says - ModernMedicine

Community pharmacists needed more than ever, NCPA CEO says ModernMedicine With the ever-changing healthcare landscape, independent pharmacists are more vitally needed and relevant than ever, according to National Community Pharmacists Association...
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Pharmacy schools turning out too many grads - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Pharmacy schools turning out too many grads Pittsburgh Post Gazette And if the pay wasn't handsome enough, he or she could pick up and move from a more saturated city like Pittsburgh -- which has two pharmacy schools -- to someplace in the...
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The drugs do work, but they can't cure unhappiness

The drugs do work, but they can't cure unhappiness | Career as a Pharmacist | Scoop.it
Tim Cantopher: Antidepressants are sometimes prescribed when they aren't needed, but never to use them is to miss an opportunity (@AntiDepAware They also published this - http://t.co/4wZPjicQ7u -...
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Why New Drugs Are So Expensive | MIT Technology Review

Why New Drugs Are So Expensive | MIT Technology Review | Career as a Pharmacist | Scoop.it
Today's medicines can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. The story of how two companies set prices for their costly new drugs suggests that the way we determine the value of such treatments will help decide the ...
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Drug Coverage Changes in January 2014 Will Leave Many U.S. Consumers ... - PR Web (press release)

Drug Coverage Changes in January 2014 Will Leave Many U.S. Consumers ... - PR Web (press release) | Career as a Pharmacist | Scoop.it
Drug Coverage Changes in January 2014 Will Leave Many U.S. Consumers ...
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Popular brand-name medicines will be taken off the list of medicines that may be prescribed. Therefore, people may not be able to attain those medicines unless they can pay the cost of those medicines.

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Pharmacy School Continuing Research Program With UH-Manoa ...

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The Daniel K. Inouye School of Pharmacy has received a $4 million grant providing for five more years of biomedical research with UH-Manoa's medical school.
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Researches in several different Hawaii colleges are being funded. Someday, I would also like to research at my college when I become a pharmacist.

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Promising target found for better brain cancer drugs

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(Medical Xpress)—The deadliest brain cancer requires grueling treatment with bleak prospects for survival. Cornell researchers have discovered a key component to how these aggressive tumors grow that could lead to better solutions.
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This article is very interesting. Brain cancer is a major factor of many deaths. A group of researchers from Cornell University discovered how the tumors grow. This discovery helps make new drugs that will help suppress the growth of the tumors. In addition, the patients who takethese new drugs will develop fewer side-effects.

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