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2013-09-18 23:29:38

What began as a 'physician only' maternity skin care line has now grown into the new standard in pregnancy skin care. Pretty Mommies discusses how they have adjusted their prices to reach more expecting women and have also enlisted the help of the online pregnancy retailer, Maternitique. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 “Pregnancy skin care safety is incredibly important,” states Gina Zeiger, President/Founder of Pretty Mommies Skin Care. “Quality ingredients that...

2013-09-18 23:27:04

The latest issue of Drug Benefit News reports on the lobbying efforts PBMs are focusing on state policymakers in an attempt to restrict the practice of physician dispensing of workers’ compensation prescription drugs and to put a cap on reimbursement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Employers, insurance companies, PBMs and other payers of workers’ compensation prescription drug claims are up in arms about the practice of physician dispensing, through which prescribers...

TV Drug Ads May Be Misleading, Don't Always Tell The Truth
2013-09-17 07:24:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Six out of ten pharmaceutical commercials seen on nightly TV news are potentially misleading, according to new research published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study found that these potentially deceptive claims are prevalent throughout consumer-targeted prescription and non-prescription drug ads seen on television. "Healthcare consumers need unrestricted access to high-quality information about health, but...

2013-09-12 08:30:35

Double Check Medicine Labels, Avoid Doubling Up on Acetaminophen WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As consumers start getting flu shots and stocking home medicine cabinets in anticipation of the coming cold and flu season, the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition is issuing a consumer message to "Double Check, Don't Double Up" on acetaminophen when treating winter illnesses. The nationwide awareness effort is a helpful reminder on the importance of medicine safety when...

2013-09-10 23:00:17

Best snoring aids review for adults is now published online at the CherryNews.com company. This review closely examines many of the top anti snoring products marketed online to consumers. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Millions of men and women struggle with sleeping problems in the United States, according to industry sleep studies. New products are now available for adults to review and purchase online and the CherryNews.com company has posted its best snoring aids...

2013-09-04 23:17:58

According to the WCRI study, Physician Dispensing in the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation System, physician dispensing has been growing rapidly in Pennsylvania. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) says the average price paid for physician-dispensed Vicodin®, a commonly dispensed narcotic pain medication in Pennsylvania, was more than three times as high as the price paid for the same drug dispensed at a...

2013-09-01 23:03:48

Board certified dermatologist, Brandith Irwin, MD, explains how to choose safe skincare products during pregnancy. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Every week, Brandith Irwin, MD, answers questions from readers of her blog, SkinTour.com. A recent blog provides information about which skin care products you should use while you are pregnant. "In general, the FDA does not require studies of over the counter, non prescription products in pregnancy, because any systemic absorption...

2013-08-31 23:18:42

From making bad-tasting drugs more palatable to changing mixed berry to bubblegum, FLAVORx has reached a new milestone. To date, pharmacists in more than 40,000 pharmacies have performed over 50,000,000 custom flavorings for liquid medications. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Founded in 1994 in a small independent pharmacy in Washington, D.C., FLAVORx is now available in over 40,000 locations including most chain, grocery, mass merchant pharmacies as well as several thousand...

2013-08-29 23:27:18

A new free mobile app released by the ACE Innovation Group ensures that the correct over the counter medication is chosen to best match patient’s symptoms. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Until now, there is no way for the average person to know how to decide which over the counter medication is best for their symptoms. This represents a very dangerous situation for the consumer. All that has changed with the introduction of a new mobile app called OTCplus, released by ACE...

2013-08-29 12:20:53

SCHOFIELD, Wis., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience(®), Inc., (OTCBB:PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced that it will discuss LipiGesic M on Armed Forces Network. Studies show that thirty-seven percent of military veterans who are returning from combat zones suffer with migraine; this ratio is three to four times greater than that of the general population. These veterans with migraine are...