Mucus might not be the most attractive thing to study, but it’s what attracted Sam Lai to Carolina.
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Channel 9 has uncovered alarming prices for generic prescription drugs. Many prices have skyrocketed in the past year.
Black and Hispanic women are the least likely of any group to still be taking their prescribed medications a year after having a heart attack.
Race and gender affect whether heart attack patients still take recommended medications a year later, a new study finds. And black and Hispanic women are least likely to continue using the drugs meant to reduce their risk of another heart attack, researchers found.
Macary Marciniak spoke to the News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) about CVS's decision to stop selling tobacco products.
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Chapel Hill development-stage pharmaceutical company NeuroGate Therapeutics, a spinout from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Epilepsy Foundation to help the company develop its unique treatment for the debilitating condition.
EdTech magazine talked to Russ Mumper about his experience with the flipped classroom model.
With faculty in half of college lecture halls and classrooms now using flipped learning models, it’s safe to say the method is no longer a fad. But does it actually improve a student’s education?
According to a new study released by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, that answer is a resounding yes.
David Hyde talks with University of North Carolina professor Russell Mumper about how reversing the traditional classroom model increases student performance.
"The work by Lenahan and colleagues further demonstrates the need to counsel patients on safe and appropriate medication use and ensure that every patient has a full understanding of the medications they have been prescribed," said Stacy Cooper Bailey, Ph.D., M.P.H. at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. "This is essential to promoting patient safety and ensuring high quality care. This article is unique in that it links patients' knowledge of their medication names to blood pressure control and healthcare utilization."
Nanowerk reported on a probe developed by William Zamboni that could lead to more accurate, individualized doses of nanoparticle-based drugs for cancer patients.
The patient-centered medical home model of care is a hot spot for pharmacy innovation in North Carolina, where pharmacy educators are working to create expectations among clinicians that pharmacists belong on patient care teams.
"I have not been this excited about opportunities for pharmacy practice probably in 20 years," said Mollie Scott, regional associate dean and clinical associate professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Asheville.
The University Gazette profiled a collaborative class taught by pharmacy faculty member Kelly Scolaro where pharmacy, medical, and nursing students learn how to work in a team to ensure patient safety.
The Daily Tar Heel reported on the flu-shot tent operated by CAPS students at the North Carolina State Fair.
The Daily Tar Heel reported on the School's new PharmD/MPH program, a collaboration with the UNC Gillings School of Public Health that will allow students to earn a PharmD and an MPH in five years, one fewer year than completing the degree programs separately.
The Kentucky Enquirer profiled Four Tigers, a company cofounded by vice dean Russell Mumper. The company works to harness the medicinal powers of blackberries in the form of chewing gum.
TechCrunch discussed the findings from Russ Mumper's flipped-classroom study and offered some context for the 5-percent boost in student grades that the new instructional model produced.