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2014-08-06 08:21:02

Leveraging UPS's global transportation and logistics capabilities, MedVantx creates innovative supply chain solution for the healthcare industry SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., a leading provider of medication access, adherence and direct-to-patient consumer programs, today announced it will create a specialty pharmacy on-site at the UPS Global Healthcare campus and adjacent to UPS Worldport, UPS's worldwide air hub located at Louisville International Airport...

2014-08-04 08:28:43

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a letter from the President of BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL) to shareholders: Dear BIEL Shareholders: BioElectronics Corporation's mission is to change the way people heal and relieve their pain. As the chart below, that clearly demonstrates that, we have done exactly that. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132705 Chronic pain sufferers in the United Kingdom said that ActiPatch reduced their pain by more...

2014-08-02 23:00:08

Demand conditions are anticipated to clear up over the five years to 2019. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Acne Treatment Manufacturing OTC industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 The Acne Treatment Manufacturing OTC industry produces nonprescription cleansers, lotions, gels, toners, masks and pads containing acne-fighting ingredients, such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. According to...

2014-07-30 08:33:18

DUBLIN, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (NYSE: PRGO;TASE) announced that it has filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) an Abbreviated New Drug Application for desoximetasone topical spray 0.25% and that it has notified Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., the owner of the Reference Listed Drug of its filing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/DE62255LOGO On July 28, 2014, Taro filed suit against Perrigo in the United States District Court for...

2014-07-25 12:25:29

OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is reminding healthcare professionals, caregivers and consumers of the safe use of topical antiseptics used to clean the skin before an operation (preoperative) or before an injection (preinjection). These products can be considered safe and effective; however, if proper care is not taken when using them, they can become contaminated and cause serious, subsequent infections. This class of topical antiseptics is used to remove...

2014-07-24 23:09:16

Study finds 4 in 10 parents can’t properly dose liquid medications and new app OTCPlus by Ace innovation Group helps clear confusion at the Rx aisle. New research has found that many Americans become confused when dealing with over-the-counter medications, and thereby increase their odds of taking the wrong dosage. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 A study published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics was conducted by Dr. Shonna Yin of NYU’s Langone Medical Center. She found...

2014-07-24 16:27:48

MADISON, Wis., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Restore Health, a leading personalized medicine company that provides specialty and compounded pharmaceuticals, announced that it is now offering pharmacogenetics testing that provides drug sensitivity information unique to each individual based upon their particular genetic makeup. Comprehensive medication management is now possible by understanding the interaction between a patient's genetics and their entire drug regimen....

2014-07-24 16:26:45

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card program. BigAppleRx has surpassed more than $25 million in savings for New Yorkers since it was launched in May 2011. The BigAppleRx program aims to provide savings on prescription medications to anyone experiencing coverage gaps, including those who have no health insurance or high co-pays or deductibles...

2014-07-24 08:33:04

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., the company that has built an innovative new direct-to-consumer prescription delivery channel in physician offices, MedStart Connect, today announced it eliminates many of the underlying issues related to medication non-adherence and hospital readmission rates specified in a study published in a recent issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. In the study, researchers reported that frequent changes in generic medication pill...

2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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