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2014-03-18 23:21:32

Your Pain Community helps its members avoid the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The risks of prescription medication, while growing in the public consciousness, are still nebulous to many of those in danger. The Center for Disease Control listed prescription drug misuse as one of the greatest dangers to public health in 2014, second only to antibiotic-resistant infectious diseases. Overdose of prescription medications is now one of the...

2014-03-14 16:22:57

November Ballot Initiative Would Make California First State in Nation to Protect Patient Safety By Requiring Drug & Alcohol Testing SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services called for random drug testing of doctors in an opinion piece in the New York Times Thursday. The first law in the nation requiring random drug testing of physicians will be considered by California voters as part of a patient safety...

2014-03-14 08:27:56

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paseo Oaks, Pharmacy Westlake Village, offers pharmacy refills for patients in the Westlake Village area, along with personalized solutions and specialty compounded medications. Every person has unique healthcare needs. While mass-produced medications can be a good solution for some health issues, the one-size-fits-all approach may not work for every person or every health problem. Paseo Oaks Pharmacy is a top compounding...

2014-03-13 16:27:41

California Voters Will Have Next Chance To Restore Patients' Rights At Ballot In November SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians should have the same right as Floridians to equal protection under the law in cases of medical negligence, said Consumer Watchdog Campaign today after the Florida Supreme Court ruled the state's cap on medical negligence damages is unconstitutional. Signatures will be turned in beginning next week for a ballot measure that...

2014-03-12 20:24:42

OuRX Pharmacy is Santa Monica and Greater L.A.'s #1 resource for allergen-free ophthalmic products LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye problems like dryness and infections are bad enough without having to deal with allergies to the preservatives used in most prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) eye products. That's way OurRX Pharmacy is happy to offer the best preservative free eye drops. The Santa Monica-based druggist provides outstanding personalized service that...

2014-03-12 12:28:50

PALO ALTO, CA, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB:PAWS), is pleased to announce that revised February orders at its Mesa Pharmacy, Inc. (Mesa) subsidiary generated gross revenues, excluding allowances for returns and discounts, exceeding $7.4 Million Dollars. Prescription orders for transdermal topical pain medications continue to rise. Additionally, the Company has paid in full the only short-term convertible note that was negotiated with Asher...

2014-03-11 23:31:12

SmartCells Anti-fatigue mats and flooring are ergonomically engineered to reduce fatigue and pain associated with standing for extended periods of time and are perfect for use in pharmacies and labs. Chehalis,WA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 According to the Federal Drug Administration approximately 1.3 million people are injured each year due to preventable medication mistakes. These preventable medication-mistakes cost the healthcare system $2 billion each year. Statistically, a pharmacist...

2014-03-11 20:22:26

Initial focus is thefts at real estate open houses SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORSĀ®, local nonprofits, Millennium Laboratories, and other partners announced today the formation of the Safe Homes Coalition that will work to inform people about the proper use, storage and disposal of prescription drugs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120224/MM59482LOGO San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and San Diego...

2014-03-11 08:29:07

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented today at the World Congress Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, finds that a unique generic medication sampling program, the MedVantx MedStart(TM) Connect program, implemented in the primary care physicians' office, led to significantly increased patient initiation of new prescriptions (primary adherence) as well as continued use...

2014-03-07 12:26:07

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A California ballot initiative that has garnered more than 800,000 signatures from voters addresses a study published this week in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association that finds doctors are the biggest suppliers for chronic prescription drug abusers. The Troy and Alana Patient Safety Act requires that doctors check the states electronic CURES prescription drug database before prescribing narcotics, as a...