15 posts categorized "Dan Hussar"

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

11/28/2012

Philadelphia Inquirer: Prevalence of Adderall among players caused MLB to limit its use

"The anticipated benefit is that performance and stamina can be enhanced," said Daniel Hussar, professor of pharmacy at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences. "But sometimes individuals get into such a habit of using these medications that it can be quite a letdown when they stop using them. They feel compelled to continue using the product."

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/phillies/20121128_Prevalence_of_Adderall_among_players_caused_MLB_to_limit_its_use.html

07/15/2012

NorthJersey.com: Corner drugstores facing new headache

"One of the elements of unfairness of these prescription benefit programs is that the same companies who design the programs own the mail-order pharmacies to which patients are directed," said Daniel Hussar, a professor at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and author of The Pharmacist Activist newsletter.

Read more: http://www.northjersey.com/news/162499516_New_assault_on_drugstores.html

03/05/2012

Expert: Kids unlikely harmed by pharmacy mix-up

The Associated Press reached out on Saturday to see if we had an expert who could talk about the medication mix up in New Jersey. Dan Hussar was readily available to speak with the AP. The AP story he was quoted in resulted in 165 stories around the nation that our clipping service grabbed as well as nearly 600 on hits on Google.

"Fortunately, it's very unlikely that this specific drug would cause any serious or adverse effects when used for only a short periods of time," said Daniel Hussar, a professor with the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences.

Read more: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/NJ-CVS-Gives-Breast-Cancer-Pills-To-Kids-141302873.html