Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Pharmacy)

2019
June
24,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Every year, millions of Americans misuse or abuse prescription medications, sometimes leading to emergency room visits, addiction or even death. The problem has worsened amid the ongoing opioid crisis. To prevent drugs from falling into the wrong ...
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May
06,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nothing can ruin foreign travel like a nasty virus. A small bug bite or even a sip of water can lead to a serious illness and wreck a long-planned vacation. But with a little planning and preparation, it's easy to protect your health—and your itin...
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January
21,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai pharmacists are helping make clinical care safer and more effective as more patients with complex medical needs require a variety of increasingly complicated medication therapies. "Frequent medical breakthroughs mean that more of the ...
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2018
December
19,
2018
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
State Sen. Jeff Stone met with executive and clinical leaders at Cedars-Sinai  last week to explore ways to promote patient safety across the state. Leadership also used the visit to thank the senator for sponsoring a medication safety bill—co-wri...
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December
17,
2018
| 11:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
New 12-month data from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai backs up an earlier study proving that a pharmacist-led, barbershop-based medical intervention can successfully lower blood pressure in high-risk African-American men. The follow-up res...
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March
12,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
African-American men lowered their high blood pressure to healthy levels when aided by a pharmacist and their barber, according to a new study from the Smidt Heart Institute. The findings were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine...
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2017
December
05,
2017
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When pharmacy professionals — rather than doctors or nurses — take medication histories of patients in emergency departments, mistakes in drug orders can be reduced by more than 80 percent, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai. Acting on the f...
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