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Pharmacist Jokes and Pharmacy Humor

Have you heard this one? A man goes into a drugstore and asks the pharmacist if he can give him something for the hiccups. The pharmacist promptly reaches out and slaps the man’s face. “What did you do that for?” … Continue reading

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A Timeline History of Medical Marijuana

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15 Fictional Movie Pharmaceutical Drugs and Their Real-Life Alternatives

Hollywood and drugs go hand in hand, both within movie storylines and in real-life celebrity lifestyles. Here are 15 examples of fictional pharmaceutical drugs featured in movies and the real drugs that might achieve the same effects — in case … Continue reading

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8 Pharmaceuticals With Worse Side Effects Than the Ailments They Treat

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they’re prescribed a drug, but unless you have no choice in the decision, you might want to consider whether or not the medicine’s benefits outweigh the potential side effects. Here are eight … Continue reading

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Dennis Quaid Case Brings Heightened Scrutiny of Pharmacy Technicians

Rarely have pharmacy technicians been in the spotlight as critically as they have been in recent years, with several high-profile instances of technician error making national headlines. One recent case involved actor Dennis Quaid, whose newborn twins were given drugs … Continue reading

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Robot Pharmacy Technicians?

Pharmacy technicians are receiving help in their daily duties from an unexpected source: robots. Automated dispensing machines are popping up in pharmacies across the country, counting, bottling and even labeling prescriptions. The automation of these tasks frees pharmacy technicians to … Continue reading

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