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2014-04-16 23:15:00

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent study regarding the frequency of overdoses among patients who refill painkiller prescriptions four times or more. According to the study, those who refilled their prescriptions four times or more were more likely to overdose than those who did not. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a...

2014-04-16 12:30:12

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc., a distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) medications to more than 100,000 convenience stores and retailers worldwide, has presented Prestige Packaging, a division of UniFirst Corporation, with its "2013 Supplier of the Year" award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75592 "We work with great suppliers across the world, ranging in size from large multinational companies to small family...

2014-04-16 12:30:05

USA TODAY Reports That Every Year 103,000 Medical Professionals Abuse Drugs, Placing Patient Lives At Risk SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A USA Today report finds that 103,000 medical professionals are abusing prescription drugs every year, yet most of the addicted doctors are never caught and place their patients at risk. California will be the first state in the nation to require random drug testing of doctors if voters approve an initiative measure...

2014-04-15 08:30:49

Continued dialogue needed to make a tangible difference OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, reaffirmed her commitment to tackle the growing problem of prescription drug abuse head on. The Government of Canada will continue to work with groups like the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, different levels of government, doctors, pharmacists, First Nations representatives, law enforcement and addictions specialists to help combat...

2014-04-11 23:01:51

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Biosimilar And Follow-On Biologics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report - http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biosimilar-and-follow-on-biologics-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 There is a rising demand for low cost biological drugs. Commercial and regulatory developments are taking the follow-on biologics market to new...

2014-04-10 23:22:18

Paramount Rx is helping businesses assist their employees and customers in navigating the new health care landscape as prescription drug costs rise under the Affordable Care Act. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits manager focused on consumer-driven health care, is helping businesses assist their employees and customers in navigating the new health care landscape as prescription drug costs rise under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rollout...

2014-04-10 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today after the Tennessee Senate passed SB 2021--legislation introduced by state Senator Mae Beavers (R-17) that would strengthen criminal penalties for individuals convicted of possessing or distributing methamphetamine. Senator Beavers' bill would increase the mandatory minimum sentences for all meth offenders. Individuals convicted of manufacturing meth...

2014-04-10 12:27:23

Increase driven by rising drug prices, increasing utilization and the continued impact of specialty medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its annual Insights report, which reviews drug trend and highlights key issues in pharmacy care. In 2013, prescription drug trend grew 3.8 percent compared to nearly flat growth (0.1 percent) in 2012. This growth was driven by significant price inflation for traditional brand drugs, specialty...

2014-04-10 12:26:46

Improved Overall Survival and Delayed Disease Progression are the Greatest Unmet Needs in this Population, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that interviewed oncologists are optimistic that emerging targeted therapies will offer efficacy advantages over current treatment options for metastatic gastric cancer. Physicians anticipate that Roche/Genentech/Chugai's Perjeta and...

2014-04-10 08:28:33

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxfqmk/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of a new report "Drug Delivery in Cancer - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxfqmk/drug_delivery_in ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Drug delivery remains a challenge in management of cancer. Approximately 12.5...