Burden of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Is Borne by Older Adults

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and other coronaviruses have been shown to cause pneumonia in adults; patients older than age 65 years bear a greater burden.

Surveying Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The causes of STDs include bacteria, parasites, and viruses, and the most reliable way to avoid infection is to abstain from unprotected sex.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The virus appears to require close contact for human-to-human transmission (i.e., within 6 feet) and primarily spreads via droplets released when someone sneezes or coughs.

Study Finds NSAIDs Safe During COVID-19 Treatment

Recent research uncovers no evidence for or against the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, by patients with coronavirus infection

 

Management of an Emerging Multidrug-Resistant Fungus: Candida auris

Candida auris is a yeast that has been reported in healthcare facilities and has caused severe illness in hospitalized patients and residents in long-term care facilities. 

What Pharmacists Should Know to Counsel Athletes About CBD for Pain Management

Professional athletes are advocating for alternatives to traditional pain medication, and athletic governing organizations are relaxing their policies towards cannabinoids.

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