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Relocating
wrote this on Sep 23, 2014

Ok, so there’s an elephant in the room. The elephant being that there are some major issues with PocketPharmacist and iOS 8.  Some features are hampered and others are completely broken.  I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. There, it’s out in the open. Now let’s discuss. For the last year, I have been attempting to bring PocketPharmacist to the web (as a fully functional web site) in an effort to allow users to access the app from any device on the planet.  Th...

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Absolutely Relative
wrote this on Jun 28, 2013

The other day I came across an article, "Novartis heart drug…gets 'breakthrough' status". I was intrigued. They had me at "breakthrough". So I pulled open the study to read the results. (Note: The following has been greatly simplified for the purposes of this discussion.) The highlight of the study was the fact that this new drug reduced the mortality (death) rate by 37% at 6 months; compared to placebo. That sounds incredible. What I want us to consider is the following question. Wh...

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Cleanup on Aisle 5
wrote this on Jun 20, 2013

I recently went to my local pharmacy and walked down the "Cough & Cold" aisle. There were so many products to choose from that I found myself shaking my head in disbelief. I know, as a Pharmacist, that all of these products are really just a handful of drugs mixed and matched together. In some cases, the EXACT SAME drug(s) can be marketed as completely different products. For example, do you know the difference between 'Excedrin Extra Strength' and 'Excedrin Migraine'? Hint: the answer is ...

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Greetings...
wrote this on May 15, 2013

By the summer of 2010, I had been a Pharmacist for roughly 10 years. Technology had become an interest of mine and on my spare time I was teaching myself the basics of computer programming and web design. I was ready to take my new found skills to the next level by making an iPhone app...but what should I create? What did I need? Maybe by scratching my own itch I could help others as well? So I thought about what I wanted in my day-to-day life and wished there was a drug information app th...

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