Deja Vu at the Drugstore

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What a difference a decade doesn't make. As U.S. News's Sarah Baldauf reports, a study just out in the May issue of the journal Medical Care finds that overworked pharmacists are more likely to overlook harmful interactions between different drugs their customers are taking simultaneously.

Rewind 11 years. In 1996, U.S.News & World Report's Susan Headden conducted an award-winning investigation in conjunction with the Georgetown University School of Medicine that found similar negligence in over half of the 245 pharmacies surveyed. That original report is available here.