Wellness: Pharmacy education's role and responsibility.

  title={Wellness: Pharmacy education's role and responsibility.},
  author={Robert Eli Smith and Bernie R Olin},
  journal={American journal of pharmaceutical education},
  volume={74 4},
The root cause of most chronic diseases in America is self-inflicted through an unhealthy lifestyle including poor diet, insufficient exercise, inability to maintain a healthy weight, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption. Americans' ability to adhere to healthy lifestyles appears to be declining.1,2 The pharmacy profession, while positioned to provide an answer to this problem, has done little. In addition, academic pharmacy's primary focus is on drugs and diseases with limited… CONTINUE READING


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