Browsing All posts tagged under »pharmacist«

Reasons why you shouldn’t buy your drugs from Amazon

October 23, 2014

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Not picking on Amazon, I love Amazon. It’s one of America’s largest retailers, and one of my most cherished one-stop shop for everything. From the comfort of my living room and a few clicks on my computer, I can get almost anything in two-days (Hello Amazon Prime!). Therefore, I am not going to assume that you were […]

Common ailments you can treat without drugs

June 10, 2014

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Sometimes we just don’t feel like taking over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription drugs, and sometimes we’d like to but don’t have access to one right at that very moment. Therefore I came up with this list as a guide for those days when you don’t have the luxury of medications at your disposal. Here are some ways […]

Should prescription drugs be advertised on TV?

May 19, 2014

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It usually goes a little something like this: [A young attractive lady in black sits on a park bench looking depressed, then a pretty animated butterfly comes around and perches on her nose, immediately perking up the depressed lady. Her outfit is suddenly transformed to a pretty pink color, signalling the end of her drab emotional […]

Haiti Diaries #6: The Haiti the media didn’t show you

May 7, 2014

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Even though there is a large slum area in Haiti and that is what is largely shown by the media, there are also several beautiful attractions. In-between clinic schedules, the team took a few breaks to enjoy the city, and I was happy to see how much the Haitian government and people had invested in […]

Choosing the right anti-malarial drug

April 25, 2014

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Every year, World Malaria Day is commemorated on the 25th of April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. In honor of this effort, I hope to share some information on malaria for U.S residents and travelers. Malaria is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium vivax (P.vivax), which is transmitted via the bites of infected […]

GA pharmacy job roundup – 4/23/2014

April 23, 2014

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National coverage specialist (Travel position) – Healix Assistant Pharmacy Manager (Columbus GA) – Publix Executive Team Leader Pharmacy Manager (Warner Robins GA) – Target Managing Pharmacy Consultant (Alpharetta GA) – GA Dept. of Labor Pharmacist Consultant (Atlanta GA) – WellPoint Pharmacist (Rome GA) – Kindred Hospital Sr Pharmacist Consultant (Travel Position) – CareFusion Assistant Director […]

Haiti Diaries #3: Welcome to the Republic of Haiti

April 20, 2014

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“Bonjou…Sa fè lontan!” – “Hello…Long time no see!” So I got back from Port-Au-Prince last night (hence the drought in blog posts) and AMAZING is an understatement for my experience. I have so much to share, but I will try not to bore/overwhelm you all with the minor details. However if you ever get a sudden […]