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2011-12-20 13:30:50

Efforts to halt the growing abuse of prescription drugs must include addressing the availability of these drugs on the Internet and increasing physician awareness of the dangers posed by Internet pharmacies. In a commentary in the December 20 Annals of Internal Medicine, investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California (USC), and The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at...

2011-12-20 06:30:00

XIANYANG, China, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ GM: BSPM) ("Biostar" or "the Company"), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and health supplement products for a variety of diseases and conditions, today announced that its newly acquired subsidiary, Shaanxi Weinan, signed a 12-month distribution agreement with Shaanxi Huikang Pharmaceuticals Co. ("Huikang Pharmaceuticals") effective January 1, 2012. Huikang...

2011-12-15 12:49:01

Researchers from Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC), in collaboration with Harvard School of Public Health, have found numerous prescription and over-the-counter drugs and supplements use certain chemicals called phthalates as inactive ingredients in their products. The findings appear on-line in Environmental Health Perspectives. Phthalates such as dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and diethyl phthalate (DEP) are used as inactive ingredients in FDA-approved medications where they...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

Sometimes prescription drugs may cure one problem and create another at the same time. Before filling another doctorâs prescription for that persistent illness, read Saucironâs recently published book, âœA Toast to Your Good Healthâ, to discover what may be at the problem. Katy, TX (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Commercials often bombard viewers with health and weight loss issues, yet the message seems to go unheeded until a serious...

2011-12-13 07:21:00

New educational program reminds parents to keep medication "Up and Away and Out of Sight" ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, one of every 150 two-year-olds visits an emergency department in the United States for an unintentional medication overdose, most often after finding and eating or drinking medicines without adult supervision. To inform parents and caregivers about safe medication storage and what to do in case of an emergency, CDC, the Consumer...

2011-12-12 07:35:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ndal Laboratories, LTD. (pronounced en-dall), a U.S. Corporation based in Monterey, California, announces a breakthrough for heartburn sufferers with its revolutionary new natural heartburn remedy using all-natural ingredients including Medical Grade Manuka Honey, a product discussed on the Dr. Oz show in June of 2011. "We have launched our first U.S.-manufactured product, Nutralize, under the ManukaGuard® brand," states Mr....

Over-the-Counter Use Of Morning-After Pill Shot Down By HHS
2011-12-08 06:34:58

In an abrupt decision that has angered some and delighted others, the U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) intervened on Wednesday to prevent the FDA from making the controversial ℠morning after´ pill an over-the-counter medication available without a prescription to women of all ages. Known as the ℠Plan-B´ pill, the emergency contraceptive can prevent an egg from being fertilized if taken within 72 hours sexual intercourse. Since appearing on the U.S....

2011-11-22 06:10:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedVantx, Inc., today announced the deployment of its patent pending Patient Profile(TM) patient medication and adherence reporting engine across its network of 3,600 high prescribing primary care providers participating in the Company's integrated program of initial free medication therapy, adherence management and home delivery program. This new program utilizes the Company's proprietary automated ATM like sample management system...

2011-11-21 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the winter travel season approaches, the American Pharmacists Association encourages consumers to talk with their pharmacist about their medications before they pack their bags. This will help ensure each person knows the best way to pack their medications, what to do if the medication is lost and anything to be aware of with travel and the medication. The short conversation could save each person a lot of holiday trouble further down...

2011-11-17 10:50:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC: HEWA) a leading VIPPS accredited retail mail-order pharmacy, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. In the third quarter of 2011, the Company's quarterly net sales increased $1,567,764 to $2,783,240, up 129% compared to the same period in 2010. This growth was driven by strength in its prescription business. Prescriptions filled increased from 18,218 to 41,742, up...