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Pharmacy is a doctoral health profession in which licensed professionals provide information about medications to patients and health care professionals. As "medication experts," pharmacists are concerned with safeguarding the public's health in matters relating to medication distribution and use and disease state management.
Note: The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy reviewed this overview.
Last updated: May 5, 2016
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