Drug stores and pharmacies in Middlebury are charged with ensuring safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of their practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications, services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. They are experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes. They commonly sell not only medicines but also items such as sweets/candies, cosmetics, magazines, as well as light refreshments or groceries.
By: Lee Ann Rush Those ubiquitous, multi-flavored individual coffee servings sold in plastic pods known as Keurig K-Cups might have been a clever and novel idea at first, but they are quickly becoming an environmental disaster. In 2014, billions of plastic K-Cups were sold; enough to circle the earth more than 10 times! As bad as that sounds, it gets..