18 posts categorized "Dan Hussar"

01/19/2015

NBC10: The Value of Tamiflu

This NBC10 segment on the effectiveness of Tamiflu featured pharmacy professor Dr. Dan Hussar.

Watch: The Value of Tamiflu

01/09/2015

6abc: Colleges Work To Stop Spread Of Flu Virus

As the flu virus continues to go around, University of the Sciences is urging students and staff there to take precautions against the flu. This segment features biology professor Dr. Stacey Gorski and some USciences students.

Read/watch: 6abc: Colleges Work To Stop Spread Of Flu Virus

Pharmacy professor Dr. Dan Hussar was also featured on NBC10 and discussed Tamiflu for a flu season story. Click here to watch the segment.

11/13/2014

KHOU News: Pharmacists: Corporate greed putting patients at risk

Pharmacy professor Dr. Dan Hussar said that increased business competition and the desire to please stockholders have made some big-business pharmacies lose sight of their primary task: helping patients.

Read/watch: Pharmacists: Corporate greed putting patients at risk

10/30/2014

The Nicholls Worth: Louisiana, Nicholls not at risk of Ebola outbreak

Dr. Daniel Hussar, pharmacy professor at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, told ConsumerAffairs.com, Ebola might kill, if it spreads in the U.S., but flu does kill year in and year out.

http://thenichollsworth.com/7000803/news/louisiana-nicholls-not-at-risk-of-ebola-outbreak/#sthash.04jO2Aat.dpuf

10/17/2014

ConsumerAffairs.com: Flu: a bigger health threat than Ebola

Dr. Daniel Hussar, pharmacy professor at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, thinks Americans should take a breath and stop worrying about Ebola. It's the flu we should be worrying about, he says.

Read: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/flu-a-bigger-health-threat-than-ebola-101614.html

10/14/2014

Net News Ledger: Influenza is Far Worse in US than Ebola – Dr. Hussar

With the 2014-15 influenza season officially underway, pharmacy professor Daniel Hussar, PhD, at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, urges people to stop worrying about Ebola and get a flu shot instead.

Read: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2014/10/14/influenza-is-far-worse-than-ebola-dr-hussar/#sthash.acj4KmBA.dpuf

09/12/2014

CBSSports.com: Adderall the new drug of choice for many major-leaguers

In Philadelphia, Dr. Daniel A. Hussar of the University of the Sciences teaches about the abuse of a medication so dangerous, the DEA classifies Adderall as a Schedule II drug. Some other Schedule II drugs? Cocaine, Methadone, Oxycodone.

http://www.cbssports.com/general/writer/gregg-doyel/24706564/adderall-the-new-drug-of-choice-for-many-major-leaguers

07/30/2014

KYW Newsradio: New Oxycodone Pill Designed to Prevent Abuse

The FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse. Dr. Daniel Hussar, professor of pharmacy at University of the Sciences says the pill attacks pain when swallowed as prescribed, but if the user snorts or injects it, the naloxone will take effect. Listen to the audio clip here.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/TVEyesMediaCenter/UserContent/246151/3810519.707/RADKYW_07-30 -2014_10.53.40.mp3

02/01/2013

Philadelphia Inquirer: IGF-1: The story behind deer antler spray

The football career of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has been equal parts celebrated and controversial. But the buildup to this Sunday’s Super Bowl—Lewis’ final game—has provided one of the strangest twists yet. Lewis is alleged to have used deer antler spray in his recovery from a triceps injury earlier this season. Dr. Dan Hussar was used as an expert.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/sportsdoc/IGF-1-The-story-behind-deer-antler-spray.html

12/18/2012

Philly.com: Doctor: ‘Unlikely’ that Garrett Reid was distributing steroids

Sports Doc attempts to address the question of distribution through the examination of the four drugs found in Reid’s room with the help of Daniel Hussar, PhD, professor of pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/sportsdoc/Doctor-Unlikely-that-Garrett-Reid-Was-Distributing-Steroids.html