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2014-10-29 12:28:56

A recent USA today article highlighted the reduction of prescription drug deaths and habitual users in recent years, prompting Novus Medical Detox to say the article sheds light on the positive effect of comprehensive drug education combined with steadfast activism. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to a report released in early October by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, in 2012, the latest year data are available, the number of...

2014-10-28 08:33:39

During Cold and Flu Season, Double Check Medicine Labels to Avoid Doubling Up on Acetaminophen WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition (AAC) is kicking off its annual "Double Check; Don't Double Up" campaign today, reminding consumers to double check their medicine labels to avoid doubling up on medicines with acetaminophen when treating cold and flu symptoms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154679-INFO Americans catch an...

2014-10-20 12:30:37

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinney Associates, Inc. celebrates 20 years of helping consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical companies to make science-based decisions for the betterment of public health. Founded in 1994 by John Pinney, today PinneyAssociates is a consulting leader in prescription to over-the-counter (Rx-to-OTC) switch, the support of marketed consumer healthcare products, pharmaceutical risk management, abuse potential assessment, and abuse-deterrent drug...

2014-10-15 12:32:13

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for OTC medicines and dietary supplements reached $128.8 billion in 2012. This market is expected to reach to $142.7 billion in 2013 and $189.7 billion in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9%. This report provides:An overview of the global market for OTC drugs and dietary supplements.Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012 and 2013, and projections of CAGRs through...

2014-10-06 08:28:07

Pharmacy network takes top honor among chain drug stores for 2nd year in a row CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a national independent pharmacy network, has been ranked J.D. Power's "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Chain Drug Stores" in the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Pharmacy Study. This is the second year in a row that Good Neighbor Pharmacy has taken the top honor in this category, as well as its fourth recognition in five years....

2014-10-03 23:01:39

Texas-based company adopts Inmar Pharmacy Returns Management solution Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Inmar, a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, today announced that Mission Pharmacal has joined the Inmar Healthcare Network to bring power and agility to the company’s pharmacy returns process. Mission Pharmacal joins the ranks of a large number of its customers already using Inmar’s Pharmacy Returns Management solutions. Inmar’s solutions will bolster...

2014-10-01 08:33:42

American Pharmacists Month is time to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine" WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October is American Pharmacists Month, and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) wants you to "Know Your Pharmacist--Know Your Medicine." The messaging of American Pharmacists Month is based on one essential fact seen in pharmacies, clinics and other care sites every day. The more patients know their pharmacist, the more they will know about their...

2014-09-29 08:30:01

-- Expands Perrigo's Specialty Rx portfolio to include extended topical products in the women's healthcare category DUBLIN, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO; TASE) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of women's healthcare products from Lumara Health, Inc., a privately-held, Chesterfield, Missouri-based specialty pharmaceutical company, for $82 million in cash. The acquired portfolio generated more than $15...

2014-09-25 08:26:47

Always "Double Check; Don't Double Up" When Treating Symptoms WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the countdown to cold and flu season begins, consumers are getting flu shots and increasing their purchases of cold and flu medicines. The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition (AAC) is issuing a safety message to consumers, reminding them to double check their medicine labels to avoid doubling up on medicines with acetaminophen when treating symptoms during the upcoming cold and...

2014-09-25 04:22:07

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Chain Drug Store Pharmacies; Sam's Club Ranks Highest among Mass Merchandiser Pharmacies; Publix Ranks Highest among Supermarket Pharmacies; Kaiser Permanente Mail Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Mail Order Pharmacies WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacist and staff interactions with customers are increasingly important drivers of satisfaction and share of wallet for both brick and mortar as well as mail order pharmacies,...


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