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UPMC Altoona Pharmacist Offers Advice on Medication Management
ALTOONA, Pa., MAY 24, 2017 UPMC Altoona Healthy Living Club presents Jill Breton, Pharm.D., director of the pharmacy at UPMC Altoona, at 11 a.m., Friday, June 16, at the Altoona Alliance Church, 3220 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
The program will begin after lunch at 11:30 a.m. and runs until about 1 p.m. Breton will discuss the importance of taking an active role in managing medications, over-the-counter drugs, food and herbal supplements, and drug interactions.
Registration is required by calling 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665. Registration also is available on line at UPMC.asapconnected.com.
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