Aug 232014

Before you read this blog, test yourself on your carb knowledge. Surprised? If you thought that carbs made you fat, you’re right and you’re wrong. Calories you don’t need for energy as fuel for body processes in the amounts that you consume them make you fat.

Aug 232014

You’re probably familiar with salty, sweet, bitter, and sour, but did you know there’s a fifth taste? It’s called umami, and a new study concludes that it has a unique effect on appetite.

Aug 232014
Good Hope to build access road near pharmacy
Cullman Times Online
GOOD HOPE — The city of Good Hope and the owners of Good Hope Pharmacy have reached a new access agreement regarding Alabama State Route 69. An access road from the entrance to Good Hope Pharmacy to Lindsay Road will be built in the near …

Aug 232014
Ohio pharmacy board's leader to step down
Columbus Dispatch
The director of Ohio's pharmacy board is leaving his post in September, and a new change in state law could impact the qualifications of his replacement. Kyle Parker will step down as executive director of the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy on Sept.

Aug 232014

Pharmacy Store Employees Plead Guilty in Scheme to Defraud Health Care
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)
BALTIMORE, MD—Vipinkumar Patel (V. Patel), age 30, of Edgewood, Maryland; and Jigar Patel (J. Patel), age 27, of Columbia, Maryland, have each pleaded guilty to making false statements relating to health care matters in connection with a scheme to …
Two plead guilty in pharmacy fraud scheme with Harford tiesBaltimore Sun
Two pharmacy technicians from India on H-1B visas plead guilty in health care The American Bazaar
Two Indians plead guilty to massive healthcare fraud in USTimes of India
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Aug 232014

Walgreens pharmacy database crashes temporarily, blocking prescriptions
Chicago Tribune
s pharmacy database crashed and remained down for several hours on Friday morning, blocking customers from filling prescriptions. The Deerfield-based drugstore chain said the systems were restored at all of Walgreen's 8,200 pharmacies by 1 p.m., said …
Walgreen pharmacies back online after computer system crash: DJCNBC
Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitchKFGO

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Aug 232014
Police searching for pharmacy break-in suspect
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
Police say at 4:35 a.m. on Thursday an unknown white man threw a brick through the front window of the Willsboro Pharmacy and entered the building. Once inside, they say, the man filled a white trash bag with an undetermined amount of inventory. Anyone …

Aug 232014
How This Pharmacy School Dropout Turned $300 into $2 Billion
Motley Fool
Following in his father's footsteps, Jim Jannard attended the University of Southern California's pharmacy program. But it wasn't long before he ditched the text books and certain future in favor of a motorcycle and a job selling auto parts out of his

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Aug 232014
Detroit police make 3 arrests in Friday morning Rite Aid Pharmacy robbery
WDIV Detroit
Detroit police have arrested three people suspected of robbing a Rite Aid Pharmacy Friday morning at 8 Mile and Dequindre roads on the city's east side. Pharmacy employees said the armed thieves, who all were masked men, managed to get away with …

Aug 232014
Pharmacy break-in leads to multi-state drug thefts case, police say
The Huntsville Times –
ATTALLA, Alabama — When someone broke into an Attalla pharmacy June 17, they knew what they were doing, police thought. Attalla Police Chief Investigator Doug Jordan said the theft, which took place at 1:20 a.m., came after someone threw a rock …