A Prescription for Better LivingIn a recent article by the Augusta Chronicle, Barney's Pharmacy in Augusta, GA is showing how pharmacists are partnering with their patients to improve their health. They're not alone, however, in their endeavors. Pharmacists around the globe are utilizing the HealthyHeartClub.com in the same way. The article explained how pharmacists at the independent drugstore are tackling the issue of cardiovascular risk reduction using the HealthyHeartClub.com website. Take a look and let us know what you think! Click here to view the article.
Clinical PearlsApproximately 50% of the 2 billion prescriptions filled each year are not taken correctly, according to the National Council for Information and Counseling. In fact, about 10% of all hospital admissions are due to the person not taking their medications correctly. It's vitally important to take your medicines exactly as prescribed. Simply ask your pharmacist how they can help you remember to take your medicine.
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