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2014-09-08 12:29:22

PCAB accreditation recognizes Brown's commitment to high quality control, quality assurance and quality improvement standards; assures patients receive high-quality medication. ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown's Compounding Center, a Colorado pharmacy that creates customized prescription medications to meet individual patients' needs, today announced it has achieved accreditation from the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), a service of Accreditation...

2014-09-03 23:03:07

The NCPA recently wrote to the U.S. House of Representatives and encouraged them to pass a bill that would make great strides in reducing the number of Americans misusing prescription drugs. Suncoast Rehab backs the NCPA in their efforts, and says that communities must take it one step further in fighting this epidemic. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 One in four Americans are affected by prescription drug abuse. (1) This growing national epidemic kills more people annually...

2014-09-03 16:29:21

First Prop 46 Campaign Ad Released Featuring Senator Boxer and Children Lost to Medical Malpractice SAN FRANSISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Barbara Boxer stood with mothers who lost their children to medical negligence in calling on California voters to support for the patient safety protections in Proposition 46. The campaign supporting Prop 46 also released an ad featuring Barbara Boxer. See the Barbara Boxer ad here:...

2014-09-03 16:29:00

-- Power to lead company after successfully overseeing National Sales Division -- DESTIN, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watertree Health, a leading provider of free prescription discount cards, today announced the appointment of Shane Power as President. Power assumes his new role after successfully leading the sales division at the Company. He will now be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations and implementing Watertree Health's long-term strategic plan. As...

2014-09-03 12:30:32

DALLAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascendant Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ASDS) ("Ascendant" or the "Company") today announced that its Healthcare subsidiary, Dougherty's Holdings, has acquired Thrifty Health and Compounding Pharmacy ("Thrifty"), located in Humble, Texas. Since 1978, Thrifty has provided specialized compounded prescriptions to its Houston-area customers, along with a selection of over-the-counter supplements, health consultations and hormone and cholesterol...

2014-09-02 23:03:28

REMIND-A-CAP™ will help the 50% of Americans who do not follow their physician's orders when taking prescription medicine while reducing some of the $290 billion spent each year in avoidable medical expenses attributed to non-adherence New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 A New York City based company is focused on addressing the non-adherence epidemic with a simple, yet revolutionary, product that will have far-reaching, positive effects including increasing life span and...

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...

Gustavo Saposnik
2014-08-29 03:00:19

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. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). Using data from 11 stroke centers, researchers determined how many Ontarians were taking their medications one week, one year and two years after having a stroke. The...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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