These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate U.S. Pharmacists as a pro-science source based on proper sourcing from healthcare professionals and peer-reviewed journals. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Magazine
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
U.S. Pharmacist is a magazine and website that focuses on providing pharmacists with up-to-date information on various medical topics, including pain management, women’s health, infectious diseases, and respiratory diseases. The website offers articles, continuing education (CE) lessons, and treatment plans tailored to healthcare professionals.
According to its About page, “U.S. Pharmacist is a monthly journal dedicated to providing the nation’s pharmacists with up-to-date, authoritative, peer-reviewed clinical articles relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice in a variety of settings, including community pharmacy, hospitals, managed care systems, ambulatory care clinics, home care organizations, long-term care facilities, industry, and academia.”
Funded by / Ownership
WebMD owns and publishes U.S. Pharmacist. Advertising, print subscriptions, and paid CE exams, priced at $7.95 per exam or $69 for 12 lessons, generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, U.S. Pharmacist provides articles and CE lessons that are generally well-researched and sourced. Topics covered include “Managing Pediatric Pain,” “The Role of Pharmacotherapy in Endometriosis,” and “Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Infants and Young Children.” Articles are usually written by healthcare professionals and are targeted towards pharmacists.
Articles and headlines are low-biased and fact-based, such as this Artificial Intelligence Might Streamline Drug Development. There is no evidence of the promotion of pseudoscience as all information provided appears to be evidence-based and in line with mainstream medical advice.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years.
Overall, we rate U.S. Pharmacists as a pro-science source based on proper sourcing from healthcare professionals and peer-reviewed journals. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 11/05/2023)
Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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