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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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HelixTalk Episodes

HelixTalk #152 - Strain-ger Things: Pneumococcal Vaccine Updates

Date posted: August 16, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will discuss the rationale behind the FDA approval of two new pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV20 and PCV15), the characteristics of these vaccines, their place in therapy as recommended by the ACIP, and subsequent CDC immunization schedule changes.

HelixTalk #151 - Deep Dive into Diltiazem: Pharmaceutics, Medicinal Chemistry, the FDA Orange Book, and More!

Date posted: July 26, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, we “deep dive” into diltiazem, describing its most important drug facts, pharmacology and medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, AB compatibility, and important medication safety issues.

HelixTalk #150 - Keep on Going Strong: A Reflection of 150 HelixTalk Episodes Through the Years

Date posted: July 5, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, the hosts of the HelixTalk reflect back on the history and making of HelixTalk to commemorate the 150th episode. We review each of our three favorite episodes and with a brief reflection on the episode content. We have come a long way from where we began and it is all thanks to the wonderful listeners and contributors who have a common thing in mind: a quest and thirst for knowledge!

HelixTalk #149 - Replenishing the Missing Element: A Complete Review of Iron Deficiency Anemia

Date posted: June 14, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will cover a complete overview of definition, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of iron deficiency anemia (IDA).