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New FIP report urges pharmacists to explore services that empower women
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New FIP Report Urges Pharmacists to Explore Services that Empower Women

Glasgow — The potential for pharmacists to support women in their often overlooked role as informal caregivers is the focus of a new report published by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) today. The report has been developed by FIP’s Working Group on Women and the Responsible Use of Medicines. Health systems rely heavily on unpaid and informal work that disproportionately falls to women, and because of the multifaceted role that these informal caregivers play, they need a range of support services… Keep Reading

Opioid Crisis
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How the Opioid Crisis Happened

Opioids have risen to become one of the most commonly abused drugs in the modern era. Unfortunately, it has proven to have a significant death toll attributed to it as well. In 2016, a whopping 63,632 people died due to drug overdoses, with nearly two-thirds involving opioids. The epidemic is also growing both geographically and demographically with no apparent signs of stopping. You may be wondering how this problem grew to such immense proportion when deaths from opioids were a… Keep Reading

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