Tag pharmacy


15 Dec

Bouvé pharmacy leaders receive funding for collaboration with MGH Division of Infectious Diseases

Congratulations Dr. Michael Gonyeau and Dr. Jenny Van Amburgh for receiving funding for their collaborative project with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). MGH’s Division of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control Unit, and the Center for Disaster Medicine (CDM) has been selected as a recipient under a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cooperative agreement […]

12 Dec

Is it safe to split adult medications in half for children?

With pediatric pain and fever medications in short supply, many parents are eyeing their bottles of adult acetaminophen with an eye on cutting down the dosage for their children.

30 Nov

Are combined COVID-flu vaccines, or universal flu shots, really a good idea? Here’s what you need to know

Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are currently developing and testing various “combined” vaccines to guard against diseases such as COVID-19, influenza and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) in one single injection.

21 Nov

Northeastern at the American Physical Therapy Association of MA Awards

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University had a great representation at the annual American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) of Massachusetts conference this past Saturday.  Both faculty and students from the Northeastern University Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, & Rehabilitation Sciences (PTMRS) received awards.  Read on to acknowledge our community’s awards and honors. […]

14 Nov

Why it’s not too late to get your flu shot

Experts from Northeastern say the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving get-togethers are a great time to get vaccinated against seasonal influenza.

4 Nov

Do we still need to hold onto COVID-19 vaccination cards?

Where is your COVID-19 vaccination card? Is it in your wallet or purse? Is it at home, buried in a pile of mail? Is it lost? If you’re not sure, you’re not alone. 

2 Nov

How COVID-19 colliding with flu season and surge of RSV created ‘tripledemic’

Get ready for a bumpy ride, virus-wise, as autumn turns into winter this year. 

18 Oct

Photos: Bouvé Flu Clinic 2022

Thanks to all who were involved in our Bouvé Flu Clinic, including our Pharmacy, BSN, BSN-NP direct entry, and PA students!

12 Jul

Northeastern pharmacy graduates earn highest pass rate on NAPLEX in Northeast region

When spending the time and money it takes to obtain a PharmD degree, you want to make sure your education is setting you up for success.  

24 May

Experts weigh in: Is monkeypox the next COVID-19?

On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health experts are racing to understand the unexpected spread of monkeypox to Massachusetts.

19 May

Here’s what you should know about the mysterious, severe hepatitis reported in over 100 US children

As of last week, 100-plus cases of severe hepatitis of unknown origin in young children in the United States were under investigation by the CDC.

18 May

Is Plan B less effective in people who weigh more than 165 pounds?

For women who weigh over 165 pounds, some studies have found that Plan B is “not as effective” in preventing pregnancy. Here's what we know.

3 May

Paxlovid’s slow, targeted rollout leaves vulnerable populations at risk

As COVID-19 cases start to rise in the U.S. again, the new measures could be critical in helping to get the life-saving drug in the hands of those who are at the highest risk of serious illness.

12 Apr

Northeastern Pharmacy fraternities host ‘Tri Frat Pie for Ukraine’ on Centennial Common

“Tri Frat Pie for Ukraine” was held on Centennial Common on Monday, April 11.