Prevention education is key to reversing the tendency of misuse1.

TheCardinal Health Foundationand the American Pharmacists Association lately recognized pharmacists for their outstanding attempts in prescription medication misuse prevention. During theAPhA 2015 Annual Achieving and ExpositioninSan Diego, theCardinal Wellness Foundationand APhA awarded the 5th annual American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists GenerationRx Awards, which recognize use of the GenerationRx toolkit, a communications package including talking points, display tips and components to enable users to improve awareness of prescription medication misuse within their communities. The organizations also awarded the fourth annual APhA GenerationRx Award of Excellence, an award recognizing one pharmacist for his or her outstanding efforts in prescription medication misuse prevention.Dr. Ganley mentioned that a growing number of young gymnasts, who often train year-round and perform repetitive weight-bearing maneuvers, are sustaining osteochondritis dissecans injuries, a softening of the bone underneath the cartilage that can lead to cartilage pain and breaks. Despite this increase in OCD injuries, exceptional outcomes are feasible after arthroscopic treatment, says the scholarly study, but early detection is key.