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Sarah Westberg

I met with a woman struggling with a condition that causes her to consistently have reactions to triggers in her environment, including foods and chemicals. In particular, she reacted to inactive ingredients in her medications, which prevented her from being able to take the medications she needed to manage her disease.

 low prescribing rates among MN providers

With opioid overdose deaths increasing at alarming speed, naloxone, an overdose antidote, provides some hope amidst a grave, serious public health crisis. From 2014 to 2015 alone, opioid-related overdose deaths increased 11 percent in Minnesota.

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When I was asked to talk about a recent patient experience, I could not stop thinking of one particular patient. We can call him Bucky, because he loved Wisconsin teams. He is likely on my mind because he has just died and I am going to miss his big personality in our clinic.  

american pharmacists month

Each October, American Pharmacists Month is celebrated and promotes pharmacists as medication experts, an integral member of the health care team, and directly involved in patient care.

herbal therapies

Diabetes is a growing concern for people in the United States — over 29 million Americans suffer from this chronic disease today.

“Diabetes is a complicated chronic condition requiring intensive self-care management,” said Greg Rhee, Ph.D., M.S.W. The adjunct assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy believes complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) could be the key to maintaining the healthy lifestyle needed to combat diabetes.

James Cloyd Penry award

Award recognizes Dr. Cloyd's work to improve the quality of life for persons with epilepsy.

Todd Sorensen

Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Minnesota Pharmacists Association.

Laura Palombi award

Award recognizes her outstanding commitment to raising awareness of the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

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Antidepressant prescriptions for the elderly nearly doubled over a ten-year period, according to a recent study from the College of Pharmacy.

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