When the Pharmacy Was Your Doctor
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Making their own medications. Prescribing meds to customers right on the spot. Pharmacists were a different kind of healthcare hero back in the mid 20th century.
In this episode of Heroes of Healthcare, we're rebroadcasting a conversation between our host Ted Weyn Jr. and his father, Ted Weyn Sr., a 91-year-old retired pharmacist. The pair discusses…
The responsibilities of a pharmacist in the mid 20th century
Why the drugstore was so integral to the community
How pharmacies did more than just fill prescriptions 

Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by Ted Weyn.
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