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2014-10-01 08:33:42

American Pharmacists Month is time to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine" WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is American Pharmacists Month, and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) wants you to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine." The messaging of American Pharmacists Month is based on one essential fact seen in pharmacies, clinics and other care sites every day. The more patients know their pharmacist, the more they will know about their...

2014-10-01 08:33:04

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paying for prescription medications just got easier for families who frequent AgingCare.com, the go-to destination for family caregivers. The newly released Prescription Drug Assistance Locator enables older adults and their families to search for financial aid programs for prescription medications. "Each month, aging Americans are confronted by thousands of dollars in prescription drug costs that eat into their already limited financial resources,"...

2014-09-29 23:06:14

This study, Impact of Physician Dispensing Reform in Georgia, 2nd Edition, is an update to the 2013 WCRI study that examined the early results of Georgia’s reform using pre- and post-reform data. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) showed that Georgia’s changes to the reimbursement rules for physician-dispensed drugs reduced the average price per pill paid by 25–40 percent for most of the drugs commonly...

2014-09-29 16:25:29

This Battle Must be Won at the Pharmacy Counter WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt today outlined policy solutions that could reduce prescription fraud and abuse in Medicare Part D at a Capitol Hill briefing, "Prescription Opioid Abuse: Fighting Back on Many Fronts," sponsored by the Alliance for Health Reform and PCMA. The briefing featured several government and industry experts...

2014-09-29 08:29:30

Follows CytRx's Strategy to Develop a Global Oncology Franchise in Numerous Orphan Indications LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted multiple Orphan Drug Designations for the Company's lead drug candidate, aldoxorubicin, in three indications: glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), small cell lung...

2014-09-29 08:26:42

South Korea emerges among the frontrunners in the race to lead the global biosimilars market PHILADEPHIA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the release of Biosimilars: A Global Perspective of a New Market - Opportunities, Threats and Critical Strategies 2014 .The new report, compiled by Thomson Reuters BioWorld, the premier...

2014-09-25 08:27:27

Donation program accepting new applications for police departments nationwide to receive drug collection units WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy(®) announced today that is marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 27 by renewing its innovative community donation program to support local drug collection efforts by law enforcement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148272 In collaboration with The Partnership for Drug-Free...

2014-09-25 04:22:07

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Chain Drug Store Pharmacies; Sam's Club Ranks Highest among Mass Merchandiser Pharmacies; Publix Ranks Highest among Supermarket Pharmacies; Kaiser Permanente Mail Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Mail Order Pharmacies WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacist and staff interactions with customers are increasingly important drivers of satisfaction and share of wallet for both brick and mortar as well as mail order pharmacies,...

2014-09-24 12:29:13

New data illustrates importance of drug take-backs to help prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support a nationwide effort to clear homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, Capital BlueCross is reminding residents to take advantage of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Take-Back Day...

2014-09-24 12:26:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "When President Ronald Reagan signed the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act 30 years ago today, few could imagine how the law would transform the healthcare landscape. Today, we know that this landmark 'Hatch-Waxman' legislation is responsible for improving the lives of millions of Americans by creating a new framework allowing safe, affordable generic drugs to come to the market. It is instructive to look...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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