Hotel Influenza

Hotel Influenza

Hotel Influenza If you’re looking for a last-minute getaway, look no further. This hotel has everything you could need: plush beds, private bathrooms, television and internet, a scenic view of St. Louis Missouri, and intentional exposure to the influenza virus. St....

5 Minutes With a Pharmacist Episode 1: Pete Kreckel

5 Minutes With a Pharmacist Episode 1: Pete Kreckel

5 Minutes With a Pharmacist Episode 1: Pete Kreckel In freeCE’s first episode of 5 Minutes With a Pharmacist, pharmacist Kevin Hope interviews Professor Pete Kreckel, one of two community pharmacists in Pennsylvania. Pete shares his pharmaceutical background and...

The Tomato: History of a Misunderstood Fruit

The Tomato: History of a Misunderstood Fruit

The Tomato: History of a Misunderstood Fruit The earliest records of people eating tomatoes came from the Aztec empire as early as 700 AD. The fruit, called “tomatl,” faded in and out of the history books until about 1590, when it was grown in Britain. The tomato made...

A Terrifying House Call

A Terrifying House Call

A Terrifying House Call Historically, before science could uncover the reason that a disease ravaged the human body, people would first turn to faith and superstition. Few occasions better illustrate the relationship between sickness and superstition on a grand scale...

Illinois Pharmacists

Illinois Pharmacists

Illinois Pharmacists Have you ever found yourself fantasizing at the pharmacy about what it would be like to have a break from work? To sit and finish a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in peace and quiet before heading back out to your responsibilities? This could be...

Vincristine Shortage & Breast Milk for Bodybuilders

Vincristine Shortage & Breast Milk for Bodybuilders

Vincristine Shortage The drug vincristine is utilized in the treatment of many types of pediatric cancer including leukemias, lymphomas, and brain tumors. It has been touted as a major reason that pediatric cancer has an 85% cure rate, however, it has no close...

HIV Drug Deserts

HIV Drug Deserts

HIV Drug Deserts Prescription Drug Deserts Ringgold County Iowa is a small farming community about 100 miles southwest of Des Moines.  With a population of about 5,500 people, it ranks as the second smallest population in the state. Most importantly, however,...

Faculty Spotlight Questionnaire: Mark Garofoli

Faculty Spotlight Questionnaire: Mark Garofoli

Faculty Spotlight Questionnaire: Mark Garofoli What are your areas of focus/expertise? Pain Management, Substances of Abuse, Substance-Use Disorder, Drug Diversion, and Experiential Learning What drew you to this focus? We live in a world of immediate gratification,...

Cinematic October 2019 FDA Approvals

Cinematic October 2019 FDA Approvals

Cinematic October 2019 FDA Approvals My 14-year-old son and I are movie buffs. Each week, we check the theater’s schedule to see what is being released. We even check the ‘flashback’ cinema offerings to see what great movie of the past is returning to the big screen...