5 Minutes With a Pharmacist Episode 2: Robert Kress

5 Minutes With a Pharmacist Episode 2: Robert Kress

5 Minutes With a Pharmacist Episode 2: Robert Kress In freeCE’s second episode of 5 Minutes With a Pharmacist, pharmacist Kevin Hope interviews Dr. Robert Kress, a functional pharmacist with extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical practices and lifestyle wellness....

Dollar Tree Faces FDA Scrutiny

Dollar Tree Faces FDA Scrutiny

Dollar Tree Faces FDA Scrutiny On November 14, the FDA issued a warning letter to Greenbrier International, Inc, who operates as Dollar Tree. Greenbrier International, Inc. is being warned by the Food and Drug Administration for distributing over-the-counter products...

Drug Shortages

Drug Shortages

Drug Shortages In June 2018, 31 United States senators and 104 United States representatives wrote to Scott Gotlieb, MD, who was the Commissioner of Food and Drugs. The representatives and senators approached Gotlieb to create a task force looking into root causes of...

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...