February 2, 2022 

Customer Harassment, Bullying Affecting Pharmacists' Ability to Do Their Jobs

Hostile workplaces for pharmacists are more than just anecdotal, a new survey suggests. Initial findings from the 2022 National Pharmacy Workplace Survey suggest that harassment and bullying from consumers combined with nonresponsive management make it harder for pharmacists and other staff to perform at their highest levels. Here is more information.


Obesity, CKD a Problem for T1D Patients, Not Just T2D

Despite long-held assumptions, obesity isn't just a problem for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Find out why a new study recommends that patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) also be regularly screened for obesity and chronic kidney disease (CKD) and how much weight problems are increasing in that cohort.

IVF Study: COVID-19 Vaccination Doesn't Have an Effect on Fertility

At least one reason that COVID-19 vaccination is low among young adults is rampant misinformation about the effect of the shots on fertility. Now, pharmacists have evidence from a new in vitro fertilization (IVF) study to offer some reassurance that getting vaccination doesn't reduce the chance of becoming pregnant. Here are more details.


Vitamin D Supplementation Linked With Lower AD Risk

Autoimmune diseases (ADs), such as rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, autoimmune thyroid disease, and psoriasis, are notoriously difficult to treat, which is why a preventive method would be so welcomed. A new study suggests that vitamin D supplementation—and possibly omega-3 fatty acids—could play a role. Find out why researchers think those products could help lower the risk of autoimmune disease.

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