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2014-08-19 16:29:38

Alabama Supreme Court decision is an important win for patients in cases involving prescription drugs BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision on August 15, 2014, re-affirmed that patients can sue drug makers who mislead doctors into believing that prescription medicines the companies market do not cause harmful side?effects. The case is Weeks v. Wyeth, and the decision came after the Supreme Court ruled against the drug makers in...

2014-08-14 23:07:19

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recent article published last August 13, 2014 how American consumers can deal with medical debt. The article explains how medical debt has turned other people away from pursuing the proper medical assistance even from taking the right medication. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The article starts off from by sharing that there are about 80 million American adults who have either delayed or skipped entirely their prescription medicines and medical...

2014-08-14 16:27:42

Pharmacy benefit manager misleading patients, advocates say FAIRHOPE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, is offering ambiguous and misleading reasons for ending coverage of customized prescription medications for 540,000 individuals in order to conceal financial motives, a Patients and Physicians for Rx Access said Thursday, Aug. 14. The organization is fighting to stop the unprecedented benefit cuts being made by...

2014-08-13 23:10:44

Jack Barton and Invention Home have partnered to secure licensing interest for Perfect Dose which is a patented solution for people who need to take liquid medications, including the elderly, infants and children, and vulnerable populations such as people with disabilities. Fontana, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Inventor Jack Barton has announced his association with InventionHome to secure interest in licensing his invention Perfect Dose. Mr. Barton invented the device when he became...

2014-08-13 12:28:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today announced the adoption of new guidelines for pain treatment to be used in hospital emergency departments statewide. As part of his plan to reduce prescription drug abuse and overdoses in Pennsylvania, Governor Corbett directed the departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health (DOH) to establish...

2014-08-12 23:03:53

Parents to Buy Online to Prevent Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Safe Drug Disposal announced today a partnership with Disposal Technologies to offer a direct-to-consumer option to obtain environmentally friendly, in-home narcotic disposal to safely destroy old or unused prescription medication. Drug Dispose All is now conveniently available to consumers in 8-oz and 128-oz options at http://www.safe-drug-disposal.com as listed by Amazon....

2014-08-11 23:04:47

With the United States having the most prescription drug abusers in the world, organizations are attempting to educate Americans on the effects of these drugs. Novus advises on how to reduce the country’s number of drug users. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that 46 Americans die every day from prescription drug overdose, which adds up to about 17,000 deaths annually. The reports also state that...

2014-08-11 16:28:42

Tennessee Doctor, Who Survived Substance Abuse, Says Similar Actions in Tennessee Have Saved Lives, Money SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposition 46 can save California taxpayers up to $406 million annually by requiring doctors to check California's statewide prescription drug database before prescribing narcotics to first time patients, according to a report released by Consumer Watchdog today. Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering prescription drug addict from...

2014-08-11 12:25:22

Postoperative "doctor shopping" linked to higher narcotic use among orthopaedic patients ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Doctor shopping," the growing practice of obtaining narcotic prescriptions from multiple providers, has led to measurable increases in drug use among postoperative trauma patients. The study, "Narcotic Use and Postoperative Doctor Shopping in the Orthopaedic Trauma Population," appearing in the August issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint...

2014-08-06 23:11:48

As a provider of pharmacy services to the Long-Term Care Industry, Entracell Pharmacy today announced four new product offerings designed to go beyond the basics of what pharmacy services traditionally provide, and prepare clients for the changing environment of long-term care: Medicare Part D Management Services, Therapeutic Interchange Software and the Care, Cost & Compliance. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 EntraCell Pharmacy announces its four new product offerings to the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.