We hope you’ve had a safe and enjoyable week celebrating the July 4th holiday with family and friends. Did you restock the sunscreen? Drug Store News has issued a much-needed reminder about the importance of sunscreen. But it’s not just our skin that needs protection from the sun’s rays. Check out these tips for protecting medication from heat and sun from Pharmacy Times, and don’t forget to remind your patients that some medications increase their risk for sun sensitivity. Need more help educating your patients on sun safety? Print out our Smart-Take on skin cancer and distribute it at your store.
Here are few stories we came across this week that you might find interesting: