Archive for January, 2009

A pharmacist’s education is rooted in the study of the natural sciences. It’s training that lends itself to sorting out novel, science-based therapies from implausible pseudoscience.  To the the chagrin of the science-based pharmacist, homeopathic products are widely available at pharmacies in Canada and around the world. Many pharmacists endorse homeopathy and see it as […]


To answer this, let’s consider three separate questions. What is a pharmacist? What is modern pharmacy practice? What do you mean, science-based pharmacy? Let’s start with the term, pharmacist.  Among the health professionals, only the pharmacist has medications at the core of his training. Training is university level, and after four to six years of […]



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