The Weekly Roundup
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:
- Hope for women with ovarian cancer may be on the way. Niraparib trial results are under review with the FDA.
- Survey news on clawbacks and DIR fees from the NCPA here.
- Here’s a thoughtful piece proposing practitioners wage a multi-pronged attack on pain.
[Editor’s note:] Our inboxes are stuffed with newsletters and our coffee tables stacked with magazines and industry digests. I’m sure yours are, too. So we’ve decided to run a weekly sampling of interesting stories, issues coverage, and business ideas we come across this week. We hope you’ll share some of your favorites, too. Keep us in the loop and note “Weekly Roundup” in the comment box, or reply here.