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PINEHURST — Antibiotics save lives, but their overuse and misuse can put patients at unnecessary risk for preventable side effects and drug-resistant infections.

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RALEIGH — Pharmacist Darius Russell, owner of Russell’s Pharmacy and Shoppe in Durham, hopes to stop losing money on helping patients.

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RALEIGH — A year ago, Debbie Townsend still hoped she could turn things around.

Her patients don’t know it, but she bleeds money filling many of their prescriptions. In a few weeks, she’ll lose the independent pharmacy she has run for the past 15 years.

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ROCKINGHAM — A left-leaning group is using nearly decade-old statistics on opioid distribution in a call for the expansion of Medicaid — blaming state Republican politicians for the lack of “affordable health care access to rural districts.”

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PINEHURST – FirstHealth Moore Regional’s post-graduate year-one (PGY-1) pharmacy residency program has received a full six-year accreditation by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) after a comprehensive two-day survey.

The on-site survey included a thorough investigation of the conduct and structure of our residency program, as well as the examination of national best practices for health system pharmacies. 

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