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2014-03-26 23:01:45

Legislation being considered today by Florida lawmakers could increase prescription drug costs by more than $12 billion over the next 10 years. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Legislation (HB 1001, HB 745, SB 1014 and SB 1354) being considered today by Florida lawmakers could increase prescription drug costs by more than $12 billion over the next 10 years for the state’s employers, seniors, unions, and consumers, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today....

2014-03-26 12:28:52

This Strategic Informational Event Will Assess the Global and EU-specific Competitive Landscape and Commercial Opportunities and Barriers BURLINGTON, Mass., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group conducts extensive primary and secondary market research on the biosimilars space globally and within Europe and will be sharing key insights and analysis in a content-rich, one-day seminar. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130103/MM36768LOGO The Competitive Landscape Seminar:...

2014-03-26 08:30:24

Medical professionals challenged to manage both pain relief and addiction risks HANOVER, Md., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pain management for injured workers is both a science and an art. Too much medication too often, and a patient can become addicted. Too little, and he or she can suffer needlessly. That's the dilemma medical professionals will explore this Thursday at "Medications Gone Wild," a symposium at Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills. The event is part of the annual workers'...

2014-03-26 08:29:14

Karmanos Cancer Center Study Finds EQUASHIELD(R) Superior to BD/Phaseal in Preventing Syringe Plunger Contamination by Hazardous Drugs PORT WASHINGTON, New York, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (http://www.equashield.com), the leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTD) for hazardous drugs, today announced that The Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice has published the results from a comparative study of Equashield's Closed System...

2014-03-25 23:04:58

Global regulators, industry professionals and academia will gather at the event in Miami, Florida from May 14 to 15 to discuss the current regulatory landscape, future research and drug development in Latin America. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Twelve regulatory authorities from around the world will be among attendees discussing the opportunities provided by collaborating to achieve harmonization in regulation at the Latin American Regulatory Conference (LARC) 2014. Global...

2014-03-25 23:04:25

Experts in industry, research and pharma will discuss complex drug market and regulation. Horsham, Pa. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Leaders in biosimilar innovation will provide an in-depth, comparative analysis of the current global debates and trends in biosimilar regulation at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting, from June 15 to 19 at the San Diego Convention Center. The “Trends in Biosimilars Regulation Within Developed and Emerging Markets” session will be held on June 19 at 10:45 a.m....

2014-03-25 16:26:17

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation (HB 1001, HB 745, SB 1014 and SB 1354) being considered today by Florida lawmakers could increase prescription drug costs by more than $12 billion over the next 10 years for the state's employers, seniors, unions, and consumers, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today. "This legislation would force employers and consumers to pay more for prescription drugs," said PCMA President and CEO Mark Merritt....

2014-03-25 08:29:44

Drug Store News Group teams with U.S. Pain Foundation to tell the stories of millions of Americans who suffer with chronic pain, and what it means when they are unable to access the medications they need to go about their lives. NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Drug Store News Group, the leading provider of news, information and clinical education for the retail pharmacy industry, has launched the new microsite, Drugstorenews.com/pain-management, to help bring...

2014-03-24 23:04:51

Lengthy prescription drug ads have prompted the FDA to consider taking action amid concerns that the ads downplay the potential side effects of meds and could be stimulating consumer demand for prescription drugs. Novus encourages the FDA’s proposed limitations, as the current advertisements likely lessen the public’s understanding of the possible risks and increase their chances of addiction. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As widely available prescription drugs remain a...

2014-03-24 20:23:32

NORWALK, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob and Carmen Pack, whose young children died as a result of physician overprescribing will turn in 840,000 signatures by 3 pm today to qualify a landmark patient safety act for the November ballot. Seven year old Alana and ten year old Troy were killed on a roadside by a doctor-shopping drug addict who ran them over after being overprescribed thousands of narcotics at Kaiser and falling asleep at the wheel. "The Troy and Alana...


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