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2014-05-01 16:31:18

Avalere Health Determines Prescription Legislation Will Significantly Increase Cost of Healthcare WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today highlighted a new market-impact study conducted by Avalere Health and supported by CHPA. The study examined the potential market impacts of a prescription-only policy for cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) compared to the implementation of real-time, stop-sale technology to...

2014-04-08 16:23:42

Legislation Would Target Meth Criminals WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Tennessee state Representative Tony Shipley (R-Kingsport) after his legislation--House Bill 1257--passed out of the Tennessee House of Representatives. The bill, which passed the Senate last week and the House just last night, would implement a real-time, drug offender block list in Tennessee. The measure now heads to Governor Haslam...

2014-03-28 16:22:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the South Dakota Legislature, Governor Dennis Daugaard, and Attorney General Marty Jackley for adopting Senate Bill 24, legislation that will implement a real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine-tracking system known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx). NPLEx is a proven tool in the fight against methamphetamine production that has blocked tens of thousands of illegal...

2014-03-07 23:03:11

Homeopathic Product Suites Provide Temporary Relief for Seasonal Allergies, Fatigue and Nervous Tension Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Heel Inc. – a pharmaceutical company, which makes homeopathic medicines from ingredients found in nature – today announced the introduction of the ClearLife™ allergy relief and WellMind™ calming and alertness aid brands at Natural Products Expo West. More information on the products and a store locator can be found at...

2014-02-18 16:26:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement after the West Virginia State Senate passed Senate Bill 6--legislation that would require all citizens to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying safe and effective cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE)--medicines like Advil Cold & Sinus, Claritin-D, Mucinex D and Sudafed. The bill now heads to the House of Delegates for...

2014-01-23 16:24:57

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan., 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, Americans will suffer approximately one billion colds[1] and as many as one in five Americans will suffer from the flu.[2] For the millions of Americans who will turn to over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for relief, McNeil Consumer Healthcare ("McNeil"), the maker of TYLENOL®, has launched an enhanced consumer education website, GETRELIEFRESPONSIBLY.COM, to help sufferers get relief from their symptoms responsibly....

2014-01-22 12:26:08

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) today issued the following statement in response to the recently released economic impact study conducted by Dr. Martin Kennedy of Informa Economics. The study found that a statewide prescription mandate for medicine containing pseudoephedrine could bring substantial additional costs to the state of Tennessee and its residents. "Dr. Kennedy's study underscores what many in the...

2014-01-13 20:21:43

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) today issued the following statement in response to legislation introduced by State Senator Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) that would require a prescription for all cold and allergy medicine containing pseudoephedrine (PSE). Senator Beavers was the original Senate sponsor of anti-meth legislation that implemented a real-time pseudoephedrine tracking system in Tennessee, a meth-offender...

2014-01-06 08:27:58

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlos Gutierrez, senior director of state government affairs for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) - the national trade association representing the manufacturers of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products - will participate in the West Virginia Associated Press Legislative Lookahead event, taking place at the South Charleston campus of Marshall University today. Gutierrez will participate in a 1:00 p.m. panel...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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