September 2021

Pharmacists Central to President Biden’s Path Out of Pandemic
President Biden’s “Path Out of the Pandemic” plan puts pharmacists at the center of the nation’s strategy for overcoming COVID-19 and moving forward into the recovery phase. Read on to learn how pharmacists are being enlisted in the next step of the battle.


Support in House and Senate for Allowing Pharmacists to Deliver Medicare Services
After pharmacists stepped up to provide ever-expanding services to combat COVID-19, U.S. senators and representatives reintroduced legislation to expand access to medical services for older Americans in rural and other underserved areas by providing Medicare reimbursement to pharmacists. Read more.

Pfizer Recalls Smoking-Cessation Aid
Pharmacists help patients stop smoking in order to reduce their risk of cancer. A voluntary recall by Pfizer suggests that one commonly used aid in that effort may actually increase cancer risk. Read on to learn more about the recall.

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