In-Services

In-services are held monthly at the pharmacy in Eugene and provide 1 hour of credit each; we are in North Bend and Roseburg quarterly for 3 hours of credit each; and in Bend in the summer awarding 4 hours of credit each.

There is no charge for our in-services and each location provides a minimum of 12 hours of state approved continuing education credit.

For more information, contact BHS Pharmacy.
Phone: (541) 868-1490x209
E-mail: stephaniel@bhspharmacy.com.

News and Events

Long-Term Opioid Use Linked to Depression

by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe People who take prescription opioids, which are used for treating pain, for longer than a month may have an increased risk of developing depression, according to a new study. Pain itself can also lead to depression, but in the study, the link between depression and opioid use held even when the researchers […]

Poor Sleep Tied to Hardened Brain Arteries in Older Adults

By Agata Blaszczak Boxe Older people who sleep poorly may have a slightly increased risk of having hardened blood vessels in the brain, and oxygen-starved brain tissue, according to a new study. Both of these issues may contribute to a greater risk of stroke and cognitive impairment, the researchers said. "The forms of brain injury […]

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Major US doctors group urges ban on drug ads

Miami (AFP) - Members of a major US medical association called Tuesday for a ban on advertising prescription drugs to consumers, saying the practice helps drive up prices and harms patient health. The American Medical Association, which has more than 200,000 members, voted to urge an end to direct-to-consumer advertising of drugs and medical devices […]

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Alzheimer drug begins phase 3 clinical trials

By Lydia Ramsey It's incredibly difficult to bring a new pharmaceutical drug to market: about 95% of drugs in clinical trials never get approval. For Alzheimer's disease, that percentage changes to 99%. But Vivek Ramaswamy, a 30-year-old former Wall Street hedge fund manager, told investors at a meeting in July that his company Axovant is […]

Resveratrol, in red wine, may fight cancer in small doses, study says

by Lynne Terry Less is likely more when it comes to a compound found in red wine that's shown potential to fight aging, cancer, heart disease and neurogenerative disorders. British researchers found that lower doses of the compound, resveratrol, were much more effective than a higher dose in blocking the growth of tumors in mice. […]

Aetna to buy Humana for $37 billion in largest insurance deal

By Greg Roumeliotis (Reuters) - Health insurer Aetna Inc on Friday said it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc for about $37 billion in cash and stock, in the largest ever deal in the insurance industry. The combination will push Aetna close to Anthem Inc's No.2 insurer spot by membership, and would nearly triple Aetna's […]

Walgreens will offer free HIV testing in North Portland

By Lynne Terry If you don't know your HIV status, you might want to pop by Walgreens in North Portland later this week. Cascade AIDS Project is sponsoring free screening from Thursday through Saturday, which is National HIV Testing day, at Walgreens at 2829 N. Lombard St. This is the first time the nonprofit has […]

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CVS to expand pharmacy business with $10.1 billion Omnicare buy

(Reuters) - Drugstore operator CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) said Thursday it will spend $10.1 billion to buy Omnicare Inc (OCR.N), a company that supplies prescription medicines to nursing, assisted living and other healthcare facilities. The move gives CVS, the second-largest U.S. drugstore operator, access to the older, sicker U.S. population and builds on its specialty […]

Oregon Health Insurers Hike Proposed Prices

by Kristian Foden-Vencil The 15 companies planning to offer health insurance in Oregon next year have submitted their proposed prices. Several are looking for increases in the 30 to 50 percent range. This is the first year since the Affordable Care Act came into effect that insurance companies have a full year of claims data […]

University of Oregon meningitis vaccination will be largest in US since approval of new drug

By Betsy Hammond | The Oregonian/OregonLive The mass vaccination effort at the University of Oregon next week will be the biggest in the nation since a vaccine against a common form of meningococcal disease, strain B, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration less than four months ago. For years, U.S. teens have been […]