A Quick Look Back: 100 Years of AAHP

By Eric Foxman, Pharm. (Ret.), AAHP Secretary A hundred years ago the homeopathic industry was, not surprisingly, vastly different. There was no industrial production, and little marketing to consumers. A homeopathic pharmacy was just that: pharmacies making homeopathic products to serve homeopathic physicians, with little business focus on consumers. One readm more…

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What is the Future of Retail?

By Ray Petrick  What was old is now new, or maybe not as new as we think. If you’re a baby boomer you probably remember that home delivery was commonplace in the 60s. Everybody did it, including the local grocery store, pharmacy, and department store. There was no Internet, computers, readm more…

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H-E-B to Receive AAHP Integrative Medicine Award

By Alissa Gould The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) has named H-E-B as the 2022 recipient of their Integrative Medicine Award. This honor recognizes a retailer organization or retailer executive that promotes and sells products that encompass a broad range of therapeutic approaches to achieve optimal health and wellness readm more…

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Retail is Alive and Well

By Mark Land, AAHP President Retailers represent a strong touchpoint within a community, providing goods and services in a way that promotes stability, accessibility to products, and more. The “more” means different things depending on the distribution channel. For example, the grocery channel encourages the health of the community it readm more…

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House and Senate Advance FDA User Fee Reauthorization Bills

By Pete Evich In the month of June, both the House and Senate advanced separate pieces of legislation that reauthorize FDA’s prescription drug, medical device, biosimilars, and generic drug user fee programs for a five-year period. If Congress does not enact legislation by Sept. 30, 2022, all four user fee readm more…

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The Legal Status of the HPUS as an Official Compendium

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By Al Lorman, AAHP Counsel Pharmacopoeias have been around for thousands of years. Historically, they provided the medical community with critical information necessary to make (and sometimes use) drugs. In many ways, pharmacopoeias were the first consumer protection vehicle in the world of pharmaceuticals. The Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United readm more…

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The Legal Status of the HPUS as an Official Compendium

By Al Lorman, AAHP Counsel Pharmacopoeias have been around for thousands of years. Historically, they provided the medical community with critical information necessary to make (and sometimes use) drugs. In many ways, pharmacopoeias were the first consumer protection vehicle in the world of pharmaceuticals. The Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United readm more…

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Meet the Incumbent FDA Commissioner, Robert Califf, MD

Prominent cardiologist Robert Califf, MD, will once again serve as FDA Commissioner after being confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 15. Dr. Califf was first nominated to the position by President Joe Biden in November 2021. After graduating from Duke University School of Medicine, this native of southern Carolina began readm more…

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Meet the Incumbent FDA Commissioner, Robert Califf, MD

Prominent cardiologist Robert Califf, MD, will once again serve as FDA Commissioner after being confirmed by the Senate on Feb. 15. Dr. Califf was first nominated to the position by President Joe Biden in November 2021. After graduating from Duke University School of Medicine, this native of southern Carolina began readm more…

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Ushering in CPG 400.400 & Modern Homeopathy: Interview with Al Lorman

For those in the AAHP community who don’t know him already, we’re thrilled to introduce you to Alvin J. Lorman. Not only is Al our legal counsel, but he has been working with AAHP and the homeopathic industry since 1985. In fact, Al helped negotiate CPG 400.400, which ushered in readm more…

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