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Medicare Part D: A Boon for Industry and Insurers Alike


Issak Smith University of Florida PharmD Candidate   In 2003, Congress passed the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) with the hope of reducing prescription drug costs for the nation’s seniors. It was implemented on January 1st, 2006. Now several years removed, and with healthcare reform again a hot …

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Essential Oils for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes


Ivory A. Gordon, Pharm.D. Candidate Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy   Essential oils are complex and contain many different chemical ingredients that are extracted from plants through distillation, a process of purifying liquids by boiling and condensing its vapors. Essential oils serve as an invaluable element of natural healing …

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Get Your Kids Moving, Too


  By Sheri Colberg, PhD, FACSM   Why are today’s youth so inactive? Aren’t kids supposed to be the ones who run ahead and wait for us slowpokes to catch up? Adults may unconsciously be even more of the problem than being poor role models.

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