Optimizing the Management and Treatment of Allergic Conjunctivitis
This Continuing Education Activity is jointly provided by Dannemiller and Pharmacy Times Continuing Education.
UTI Treatment at a Retail Clinic
Urinary tract infections in women comprise a significant number of retail clinic visits.
Practitioner of the Month: MinuteClinicâ€™s Aimee Kleppin, FNP-BC
Aimee Kleppin, FNP-BC, has been chosen as the inaugural winner of Contemporary Clinicâ€™s Provider of the Month award.
Counseling Pearls for IBS Patients
Irritable bowel syndrome is the most frequently diagnosed gastrointestinal (GI) disorder by primary care clinicians.
Rx Product Updates (February 2016)
Read about the new Rx products featured in February 2016.
Why Probiotics Should Accompany Antibiotics
The microbiome is the composite of the genetic material of microorganisms that live in and on humans.
Best Approaches to Acute Gastroenteritis
Each year, there are approximately 179 to 350 million cases of gastroenteritis in the United States, resulting in approximately 600,000 hospitalizations.
GERD in the Retail Clinic: When to Treat and When to Refer
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the most common gastrointestinal disorder for which patients seek treatment.
OTC Product Updates (February 2016)
Read about the new OTC products featured in February 2016.
Will More Retail Clinic Ownership Shift to Health Systems?
As more and more consumers seek care at retail clinics, health systems may want to follow in the footsteps of Advocate Health Care, which is taking ownership of 56 Walgreens Healthcare Clinics across the Chicago area in May.
Collaboration Is Driving Retail Health Growth
We are well underway in a new year, and as I reflect on 2015 and the year ahead, it is clear that this is an exciting time for the retail health industry.
PPIs Potentially Linked to Kidney Disease Risk
Although proton pump inhibitors are commonly used to treat acid reflux, a recent study suggests that the use of these medications could be associated with a greater risk of chronic kidney disease.
Acid Reflux and EoE: A Complex Relationship
Often caused by acid reflux, eosinophilic esophagitis is an emerging inflammatory disease that is generally unresponsive to proton pump inhibitor therapy.
GERD Better Treated with More Comprehensive Provider Visits
Health care providers who treat patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease may be better able to help alleviate their symptoms through longer and more comprehensive interactions.
How Retail Clinics Can Capture Newly Insured Patients
The third open enrollment period for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act closed on January 31, 2016, bringing the number of Americans enrolled in a Marketplace health insurance plan to an estimated 14.1 million.
Foodie Fallacies and Confectionary Comparisons
Whether youâ€™re eating your favorite bread, indulging in chocolate, or adding some salt to the flavor of life, remember not to fall for foodie fallacies.
PPIs and Antacids: How to Avoid Interactions
The introduction of proton pump inhibitors in the late 1980s dramatically changed the treatment and outcome of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Cholesterol Screening: What Retail Clinicians Should Know
Cholesterol is of great importance because of its impact on atherosclerosis.
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