The Forsyth County Public Health Department began distributing the anti-overdose drug Naloxone upon receipt, in response to the growing number of opioid overdoses locally and nationally. “There are no questions asked. If people need more than one, they can get more than one, ”said Amanda Clark, health and addictions educatorRead More →

In addition to the academic lessons needed to become a pharmacist, hands-on research experience can help students acquire essential practices and skills to be an effective, patient-centered healthcare professional. My dream of becoming a pharmacist came true when I received my acceptance letter from California Northstate University. After receiving thisRead More →

Pharmaceutical companies have rushed to produce drugs and vaccines to counter the coronavirus pandemic, but until recently, only vaccines have been successful in protecting large numbers of people. In the summer of 2020, hopes were placed on drugs like hydroxychloroquine, until trials finally showed that it was largely ineffective againstRead More →

Following persistent and widespread pressure on the workforce, community pharmacists overwhelmingly voted to stop providing drugs in compliance aids such as drug trays for new patients to from 1st December 2021. At a meeting of contract dispensing pharmacists last week, 97% voted to shut down the medication adherence service toRead More →