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2014-07-10 16:25:16

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congress of California Seniors, representing organizations serving hundreds of thousands of Californians, announced its endorsement of Proposition 46 today, joining proponent Bob Pack and a broad coalition of consumer groups, health care professionals, and victims of medical negligence and prescription drug abuse. "For four decades, the justice system has discriminated against California's seniors when they try to hold...

2014-07-10 16:23:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today released statewide guidelines to address the use of prescription opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain. Governor Corbett directed the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health to establish the Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices and Pain...

2014-07-08 23:05:22

Controlled Substance E-Prescribing Legal in 49 States and the District of Columbia Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions designed to improve clinical outcomes for patients, announced today that there are now over 28,000 pharmacies nationwide that accept electronically transmitted prescriptions for controlled substances, representing 41 percent of all retail pharmacies in the United States. A number of factors are driving the growth...

2014-07-08 23:03:02

PharmacyChecker.com published almost 2000 consumer comments showing that Americans are concerned about new federal regulations expanding the authority of the FDA to destroy safe drug imports for personal use. PharmacyChecker.com submitted public comments to the FDA, offering suggestions that would protect access by Americans to safe and affordable prescription drugs. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 PharmacyChecker.com announced the publication on its website of almost 2000 comments...

2014-07-07 16:23:56

The agency says prescribing practices vary widely among states, and physicians need to change those habits before meaningful change can occur. LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waismann Method, a leading provider of Rapid Detox and medical opiate detoxification center, has issued the following statement on a new CDC report: A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says American physicians write 259 million prescriptions for opioid or narcotic painkillers...

2014-07-05 23:02:32

In an Effort to Increase Awareness of the Efficacy of Manual Physical Therapy, Hands-On Seminars of Astoria, NY Will be Awarding Over $100,000 in Scholarships to Qualified PTs Astoria, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 The Center Disease Control reports addiction and overdose deaths related to painkillers are on a steep rise with nearly three out of four prescription drug overdoses having been caused by opioid pain relievers. These drugs were involved in over 16,000 overdose deaths in 2010 (the...

Southern Doctors Write More Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions Than Their Northern Counterparts Do
2014-07-03 06:40:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Opioid painkiller use in the US vary greatly by region, with most of the highest-prescribing states being located in the southern part of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed in a new report. According to the study, health care providers from southern US states typically had the highest per-person rate of opioid or narcotic pain reliever prescriptions, which include drugs such as Vicodin...

2014-07-01 20:22:12

NCMS Announces Plan to Expand North Carolina Drug Card Distribution Sites RALEIGH, N.C., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) officially announced plans to expand support for North Carolina's free discount drug card program. North Carolina Drug Card, which is free to all North Carolina residents, provides savings of up to 75 percent on prescription drugs at participating pharmacies. The program was launched in August 2007 to help uninsured and...

2014-06-30 12:31:39

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paseo Oaks Compounding Pharmacy compounds unavailable medications to benefit their patients. Medications can become unavailable or hard to locate due to manufacturing issues, declining profits or the introduction of new drugs. Medications may also be discontinued from the mass-produced drug market due to decreased demand, a change in formulation or altered doses or dosage forms. Drugs that have been withdrawn due to potential health...

2014-06-26 23:11:44

Top prescription cream company, Prescriptions Plus, is now offering scar reduction cream to patients nationwide. The scar cream is prescribed by telemedicine doctors and shipped directly to the individual's home. Wellington, Florida (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Top prescription cream company, Prescriptions Plus, is now offering scar reduction cream to patients nationwide. The scar cream is prescribed by telemedicine doctors and shipped directly to the individual's home. Call (888)...


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