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, host Ted Weyn Jr. interviews 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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