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The Pitt Prescription | Self-care for the summertime sun

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, PharmD., CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer April 18, 2021
In this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription, senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly details safe sun practices, like how to choose the best sunscreen and how to care for a sunburn.
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The Pitt Prescription | Differentiating between dosage forms

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, PharmD., CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer April 4, 2021
Walking into a drugstore aisle can be daunting when there are so many different kinds of medications available for a wide range of ailments. It is difficult to differentiate between the choices if you do not have a solid understanding of how they work or what is best for your condition. 
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The Pitt Prescription | Self-care for common stomach issues

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, PharmD., CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer March 21, 2021
Gastrointestinal disorders are very common conditions experienced by almost everyone. These conditions affect the digestive tract, and some self-care-amenable ones include heartburn, nausea and vomiting.
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The Pitt Prescription | All about antibiotics

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and Senior Staff Writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, PharmD., CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer March 8, 2021
One of the most pressing medical issues of our time is the growing rates of antibiotic resistance within our communities.
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The Pitt Prescription | My experience getting the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, Pharm.D, CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer February 15, 2021
At the end of December, I received an email telling me that it was my turn to get vaccinated.
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The Pitt Prescription | Exploring vaccines’ roles in keeping students safe

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, Pharm.D, CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer October 18, 2020
It is particularly important to be up to date on immunizations this year, with the COVID-19 pandemic occurring simultaneously with cold and flu season.
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The Pitt Prescription | Debunking common mask myths

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, PharmD., CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer October 4, 2020
There are many rumors going around about wearing masks, so it’s important to learn facts versus fiction when it comes to something this important.
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