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2014-06-02 08:31:03

Provides Urine Drug Monitoring Services and Solutions to MVP Plan Physicians BALTIMORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced a new agreement with MVP Health Care(®) to provide urine drug monitoring services to MVP plan members in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire. Ameritox's services will be a covered benefit in all health plans offered by MVP, including Medicare and Medicaid. "Ensuring the safety and...

2014-06-02 08:29:28

QUEBEC CITY, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that a poster was presented on the design of its current ZoptEC (Zoptarelin doxorubicin in Endometrial Cancer) Phase 3 trial in women with advanced, recurrent or metastatic endometrial cancer. The poster #TPS5630 titled, "ZoptEC: Phase 3 study of zoptarelin doxorubicin (AEZS-108)in platinum-taxane pretreated endometrial cancer (Study AEZS-108-050)", D. S. Miller,...

2014-05-30 23:03:07

Narconon Freedom Center raises awareness of the dangers of prescription drugs during National Safety Month. Albion, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The National Safety Council sponsors the month of June as National Safety Month. As part of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the National Safety Council cites injuries as a leading cause of disability for Americans of all ages, as well as a leading cause of death for those aged 1 to 44. The agency also notes that many injuries...

2014-05-29 23:19:59

The 2014 LDN at the MEET is being organised by the charity the LDN Research Trust in the UK and Mark’s Dugs in the US. The conference reviews, compares and contrasts the most recent data and treatments for a variety of Auto-Immune and Immuno-modulated Conditions. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 International conference to raise awareness about a ground-breaking drug. Physicians, patients and experts from all over the world will gather in Las Vegas this November at a major conference to discuss and...

2014-05-29 23:02:21

On Saturday, June 21st, kickstands will rise across the state of Ohio for the Solace on the Solstice Motorcycle Rally, in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and stop this deadly epidemic in its tracks. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Ohio’s death rate due to unintentional drug poisonings increased 372 percent from 1999 to 2010, and the increase in deaths has been driven largely by prescription drug overdoses. On average, one person in Ohio dies...

2014-05-28 23:13:22

There are ways to save money on Over The Counter medicines and products according to Ace Innovation Group. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Wide variety of Over The Counter medicines and products are available and prices vary from just a couple of dollars to almost four or five times that. So how does one save money on OTC medicines and products? Consumers are becoming smarter and they can take advantage of serious price differences if they know where to look. Here are some...

2014-05-27 23:13:40

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn how to manage specialty drug coupons without compromising patient access. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 As the biologics pipeline continues to grow and patients face increasing specialty copays, co-insurance and maximum out-of-pocket limits, manufacturer-offered specialty drug coupons are becoming more commonplace. And with biosimilars soon entering the market, it will be critical for payers to...

2014-05-27 23:09:23

Script Relief, LLC announces the launch of the new HelpRx Mobile Drug Discounts applications, now available for Android and iOS devices. These applications allow users to freely access and use prescription drug coupons redeemable at virtually any pharmacy across the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Script Relief, LLC announces the launch of the new HelpRx Mobile Drug Discounts applications, now available for Android and iOS devices. These applications allow users to freely access...

xanax abuse on the rise
2014-05-24 06:29:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a report showing that the abuse of Xanax, also known as Alprazolam, is rising in the US — as is the number of emergency room visits associated with the drug. "We're seeing growth in the number of people who are getting into trouble with these drugs," says Pete Delany, director of SAMHSA's Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality,...

2014-05-23 23:03:40

The law firm of Namanny, Byrne, and Owens, in conjunction with Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin, and White, has filed a class action lawsuit against the NFL. The lawsuit alleges the NFL supported an environment in which prescription drugs and controlled substances were illegally distributed by trainers. Lake Forest, California (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The National Football League (NFL) allegedly allowed pain-masking drugs to be “illegally administered” to its players, according to a new...


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