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A Prescription For Better Stroke Care

A Prescription For Better Stroke Care

Geoff Koehler, St. Michael's Hospital Stroke patients are 70 percent more likely to continue taking their stroke prevention medications one year later if they have a prescription in hand when discharged – according to researchers at St....

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2014-09-02 12:29:11

SCHAUMBURG, IL, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT), a leading provider of technology and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services, announces that Jeff Park, Executive Vice President of Operations, and Mike Shapiro, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. Catamaran's presentation will take place on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 2:55 p.m. ET. Catamaran's presentation will be...

2014-08-29 23:01:46

Harbor Village Florida comments on what to Know When Seeking Drug Addiction Help USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by CNN.com in the article Prescription Drug Abuse: There Is Help (8/15), the process of admitting that you need help for a prescription drug abuse problem can be a struggle. The article acknowledges and highlights the fact that if you simply try to find general help for this problem, you may be very overwhelmed by all of the information that is available online....

2014-08-29 23:01:38

Harbor Village Florida Comments On Peer Pressure Irrelevant in Prescription Drug Abuse for Young Adults USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to new research presented in a Science Daily article entitled Peers, But Not Peer Pressure, Key to Prescription Drug Misuse Among Young Adults (8/16), peer pressure should not be the primary focus for 18-29 year olds when it comes to prescription drug abuse. Researchers from Purdue University have found that the for this age group the real problem...

2014-08-28 08:28:38

Company prepares to battle prescription drug abuse in the home HENDERSON, Nev., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rx Safes, Inc., the manufacturer of fingerprint recognition home prescription lockboxes, today announced that it is waging a new war on drugs to reduce prescription drug abuse, backed by a national media campaign. More than 2,500 children a day experiment with prescription drugs for the first time and these drugs are easily accessed from unsecured medicine cabinets, closets...

2014-08-26 23:17:23

Premier Value Pharmacy Compounding Network continues to grow and help its clients better manage pharmacy network compounding costs. Melrose, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Premier Value Pharmacy Compounding Network (PVPCN), the nation’s first and most comprehensive compounding pharmacy network, announced the continued expansion of its client offerings related to its custom pharmacy compound network. PVPCN, founded in 2012, is focused on providing the strongest network of...

2014-08-26 23:07:58

Millennium Treatment Group has recently seen an increase in prescription drug use. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Recently, Millennium Treatment Group, a drug addiction and alcohol detox treatment facility, has seen an increase in the abuse of prescription drugs. Millennium is currently working to reduce this rate and help those who suffer from prescription drug use. According to a recent report from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the misuse and abuse of prescription...

2014-08-22 23:01:09

With the stage set for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo - which will be held in Boston August 23-26 - The Boston Globe published a pro-pharmacy op-ed in its online opinion section, Podium. The op-ed “To improve medical care, enlist pharmacists” is co-authored by Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, president & CEO of NACDS, and Michael Malloy, PharmD, dean of the MCPHS University School of Pharmacy – Worcester/Manchester. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB)...

2014-08-21 23:04:19

The new MedX/XFactor program provides children with chewable vitamins to support healthy habits. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 When children go back to school, they are exposed to a variety of germs that can cause them to become sick and risk missing school. It is important to make sure children practice healthy habits to help them fight these germs to ensure a successful school year. MedX Pharmacy is helping parents and children to do just that with its XFactor program. The...

2014-08-20 23:12:11

According to the CDC, prescription painkiller overdoses are at an all-time high, and legal restrictions of painkiller abuse can actually lead to abuse of illegal substances. According to Aid in Recovery, the only viable solution is accessible, affordable drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, today released a statement regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'