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  • December 5, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: oregoncenterfornursing.org Why do we create new drugs? For the patients. Why do we research cures? For the patients. And yet, we often forget that the research itself is fueled by patients and overlook or ignore their importance and contribution along the way to finding cures. An article was published in Forbes discussing the […]

  • November 28, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: Yeshshem.com Have you ever tasted a ‘latkah’, the fried potato pancakes served during Hanukkah? If you haven’t, you should, they are delicious, especially with apple sauce or sour cream, although, I prefer them plain! Have you ever witnessed a Menorah lighting ceremony? A menorah is a candelabra with place for 9 candles, 8 […]

  • November 21, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: someecards.com Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, but it can also be a stressful time for everyone. As a pharmacist in a community setting I saw this stress boiling over during the customers’ visits to the pharmacy. Indeed, the Thanksgiving holiday is the start of a month long period of crazy business. […]

  • November 14, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: Business Navigators Inc. As a pharmacist and servant leader, when it comes to helping people with diabetes, I find the best approach is to advise on the problematic issues of this most insidious disease using plain honesty. So…in honor of November being Diabetes Awareness Month, I’d like to share the ugly truth about […]

  • November 7, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS

    Photo credit: Craig Sherod Photography via AcelRx Pharmaceuticals What do OTC, prescription, and Schedule II opioid narcotics have in common? When not used properly they all may cause death. For instance, it continues to be reported that more than 16,000 people die each year from taking OTC aspirin or related NSAID products for their pain. […]

  • October 31, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Martha Morton

    Photo credit: Consumer Navigation Products Association Have you ever found it difficult to choose the best Over the Counter (OTC) medication at a grocery store? Let’s say you have a common cold AND you need eggs. You rush into the grocery store, hoping to get your eggs AND find something for relief of your symptoms. […]

  • October 24, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    October is not just National Pharmacists month or a good month to get your flu shot, it is also avery meaningful month  to me. Why? One word: Halloween. I love it because of the  excitement and imagination it inspires in kids, younger and older. It’s so much fun to get dressed up as our favorite […]

  • October 17, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: eazywallz.com According to Merriam Webster, the definition of innovation is the introduction of something new. Although we all like to talk about the big changes, many times it is the small things that matter most.  The key is that it has to be different than what everyone else is doing. In June 2018, […]

  • October 10, 2018
    Posted by: By: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Martha Morton

    Photo Credit: Syneos Health Communications Many young children desire to become a superhero. These children yearn for the abilities beyond themselves, of undeniable strength, agility, and notable good looks. As they grow older they discover that those dreams of being a superhero may not be realistic, but, hopefully, many still have the desire to be […]

  • October 3, 2018
    Posted by: Gerald “Pharmacist Jerry” Finken, RPh, MS; Contributor, Meghan Mosser

    Photo credit: Healthcare IT News HIPAA violations, data breaches and theft – these are three things nobody wants to encounter, but with patient data becoming more accessible to patients, these threats are becoming a real possibility, not only in the world of patient data, but also in pharmaceutical companies and clinical trials. Is there a […]

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