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2013-03-16 12:22:12

Law implements real-time, stop-sale technology WASHINGTON, March 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the New Mexico legislature for passing House Bill 146, an anti-methamphetamine bill authored by Representative Antonio "Moe" Maestas (D-16). Once Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) signs the bill into law, New Mexico will become the 27(th) state to adopt electronic pseudoephedrine (PSE) sales blocking technology....

2013-03-13 23:01:57

Axia Medical Solutions, maker of the skin care line Dermesse, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Axia Medical Solutions will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The company began in 2003 as a specialty pharmaceutical company providing prescription strength, over-the-counter, and cosmetic skin care products to the medical professional community. The now popular product line is Dermesse. Several of the founding principles...

2013-03-13 16:24:47

Educational Campaign Supported By Legislators, Retail Community and Law Enforcement KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Attorney General Chris Koster joined Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and leaders from the Missouri Pharmacy Association and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at a press conference to launch the state's new voluntary retail Anti-Smurfing Campaign. The initiative, which was developed by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association...

2013-03-11 12:25:03

FREDERICK, Md., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of unique inexpensive, patented, anti-inflammatory pain reliever devices announced that the OTC Bulletin, the leading global trade publication for over-the-counter healthcare products has chosen its ActiPatch® Musculoskeletal Pain Relief Therapy as the first runner-up for the "Most Innovative New OTC Product." "We are pleased that this award illustrates the progress our team is making...

2013-03-08 12:25:00

Analysis Finds Prescription-Only Policies Not Worth Costs WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released a statement today on a recent study conducted by American Enterprise Institute fellow Alex Brill and supported by a grant from CHPA. Brill previously served as the chief economist for the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means from 2002-2007. His economic policy consulting firm, Matrix Global Advisors, published...

2013-03-08 08:23:31

Clean lines and an instinctive user interface frames a practical prescription management tool for consumers on-the-go NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Drugs.com, the leading online clinical drug resource, today announced they have launched the Drugs.com Medication Guide, a mobile app to facilitate patient engagement in their own medication management. The "Drugs.com Medication Guide" app is now available as a free download on the popular iOS and Android mobile platforms....

2013-03-06 12:24:01

An Essential reference for every family EASTON, Md, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AVAILABLE WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION, AN ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR EVERY FAMILY FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact: James J Rybacki, Pharm.D. (410) 820-5865 March Sixth, 2013 Easton, Maryland www.EssentialGuideToPrescriptionDrugs.com MORE THAN 2 MILLION SOLD in previous editions! THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS 12 TOP MEDS OF 2012 Crucial info, key interactions, do's &...

2013-03-04 12:27:38

Clear Majority Opposes Prescription-Only PSE Requirements WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of Indiana voters conducted by The Polling Company and supported by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 607 Hoosiers on February 4-6(th), found that a 65 percent majority of Hoosiers opposed changing state law to require a doctor's prescription for cold and allergy medicines...

2013-03-01 08:25:14

Clear Majority Opposes Prescription-Only PSE Requirements WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released a statement today on the recent poll by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). The national poll, which was conducted by Harris Interactive and supported by a grant from CHPA, surveyed 2,000 Americans who have experienced asthma, allergy, cold, or flu symptoms in the past year. "The 2013 survey confirmed what...

2013-02-27 08:28:25

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., the company that created the first ever controlled access to generic samples in US physician offices, today highlighted it's MedStart Connect program as a solution to the problem specified in a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. In the study, researchers reported that changes in pill color that often occur during the prescription refill process significantly increase the odds of medication non-adherence. The study...