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Radio show leads to campus invite for aspiring chef-pharmacist, age 10

A community storytelling initiative by a public radio station has yielded a surprising connection between an East Oakland fifth grader and Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s associate dean for diversity.

Communication is key to medication adherence

Patients benefit best from medications when they take the right medicines at the right dose and at the right time.

Know your cholesterol numbers when considering a drug

Candy Tsourounis, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy clinical faculty member and expert on herbals and dietary supplements, warns that depending upon your blood cholesterol levels, a cholesterol-lowering dietary supplement might not be enough for you. Listen to National Public Radio Morning Edition, August 3, 2006.

Herbals and dietary supplements: what consumers need to know

The growing use of herbals and dietary supplements calls for increasing consumer education of products, their ingredients and effects, possible interactions with other medications, and much more.

Pharmacy students study ethics of conscience clauses

The ethical issues behind a pharmacist's personal decision to dispense or not dispense emergency contraceptives and other drugs is explored by doctor of pharmacy students at the School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, in a required course on pharmacy law and ethics.

Pharmacy students share views on conscience clauses

The pros and cons of legislating a pharmacist's right to refuse to dispense emergency contraceptive medications was the topic of discussion at a meeting held Tuesday, April 19, 2005 among doctor of pharmacy students from the School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco and law students from the University of San Francisco.

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Pharmacy and law students debate conscience clauses

Whether or not pharmacists or pharmacies should be legally allowed to refuse to dispense medications is the cause of current state and national discussion and proposed legislation. At center stage are contraceptives. Speaking out are right to life and pro choice advocates as well as pharmacists, pharmacy owners, legislators, and attorneys on both sides of the issue.