Progress in breast cancer treatment
USP to reevaluate its position on botanicals
News Briefs
Herbal quality seems to be growing
Journal series examines potential for harm from unregulated dietary supplements
Consumer ads build awareness but not understanding of advertised medications, surveys reveal
Managed care shows moderate gains, reluctance to share performance data in 1998, says NCQA
Appointments & Promotions
Idaho Society meeting focuses on women's health
Illinois Congress covers medication errors, diagnostics, disease management
Indiana Pharmacists Alliance holds first annual meeting
Chapter Briefs
State pharmacy collaboration discussed at Kentucky Society meeting
Upcoming Meetings
Michigan Society meeting looks at diabetes, congestive heart failure
Texas Society marks golden anniversary
Educational Meetings
Washington Metro Society meets in Baltimore
Holding more fruitful staff meetings
Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonists in the management of cardiovascular diseases
Downsizing of health-system pharmacist positions
Comparing a mass-balance algorithm with a Bayesian regression analysis computer program for predicting serum phenytoin concentrations
Writing cognitive educational objectives and multiple-choice test questions
Unfractionated heparin in acute coronary syndromes
Difficulties in applying clinical trial information to the practice setting
Regional thrombolytic infusion for peripheral arterial occlusion
Severe hypotension and bradycardia associated with verapamil and clarithromycin
Drug interaction inconsistency in Drug Information Handbook
Career Opportunities
In search of literature on cancer on the Internet
Journal References