By James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy | Holiday Edition Dec. 2015

State Efforts to Reduce Consumers’ Cost-Sharing for Prescription Drugs

High prices for prescription drugs have been in the news lately. There is the eye-popping price of the life-saving hepatitis C drug Sovaldi (1,000 a …

Pharmacy College Names Distinguished Alumni

Three prominent alumni from the University of Cincinnati's James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy returned to campus Oct. 23, 2015, to receive …

Health Care

State of the College of Pharmacy Address 2015

The University of Cincinnati is well known for its social media savvy administrators, including Dean Neil MacKinnon, PhD, at the James L. Winkle …

College & University

Pharmacy College Cheers Kowalewski Hall

Over 150 alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Cincinnati's James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy gathered on Nov. 9 in the recently …

College & University

Pharmacy Alum Directs Students 'at the Corner of Happy and Healthy'

There's an old adage that if you do what you love then success will come running after you. Registered pharmacist Dan Hein, University of Cincinnati …


Pigeons as Good as Radiologists at Spotting Breast Cancer, Scientists Say

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Why doctors overprescribe antibiotics — even in cases where they're useless

Colds and flus are caused by viruses. Antibiotics do not treat viruses; they're designed to treat bacteria. Taking an antibiotic for your cold or flu will not work. No one should ever do it.<p>Yet despite these very simple facts, many people continue to take antibiotics when they have a cold or flu. …

Public Health

UC Hosts Urban Universities for Health Collaborative Learning Session

UC Hosts Urban Universities for Health Collaborative Learning Session<p>CINCINNATI—Increasing the number of minorities trained for careers in nursing, …

Health Care

Makeup wipe causes burning, swelling for Perry Park resident

PERRY PARK, Ky. – In a beauty store, the choices can seem endless, but they may not all be safe.<p>Perry Park resident Shirley Caudill recently learned …

Generic vs Brand-Name Anti-Epileptic Drugs

The generic versus brand-name drug debate has long been a hot-button issue in the epilepsy community. But <i>the findings of research presented at the</i> …