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2014-05-08 00:20:35

New report from AAA Foundation reveals increase in driving years, habits and medication use. WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, older Americans are extending their time behind the wheel compared to previous generations. For example, 84 percent of Americans 65 and older held a driver's license in 2010 compared to barely half in the early 1970s. Today, one in six drivers on U.S. roads are ages 65 and older...

2014-05-07 23:15:03

Passages Malibu CEO issues statement on newly published research. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 On April 8th, The British Medical Journal published the results of a study that revealed a previously undocumented connection to individuals taking prescription-strength pain medication and the development of an irregular heartbeat. The study noted that those particularly at risk were middle-aged and older. NSAID use (short for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), was monitored in over...

2014-05-06 12:26:53

Georgia Prevention Initiative Awareness Campaign ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, "Overdose deaths involving prescription opioid analgesics, which are medications used to treat pain, have increased to almost 17,000 deaths a year in the United States." That is the equivalent of a large jumbo jet full of people disappearing every week for one year! The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention...

2014-05-06 08:33:54

DUBLIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3n2v6/otc) has announced the addition of the "OTC Pharmaceuticals Market in Latin America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the OTC Pharmaceuticals Market in Latin America market to grow at a CAGR of 14.54 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing...

2014-05-01 23:07:07

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug safety and efficacy. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug...

2014-05-01 16:33:40

In the news release, New Market Impact Study on Prescription Requirement for Pseudoephedrine Underscores Call for Alternative Solutions, issued 01-May-2014 by Consumer Healthcare Products Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the content has been updated. The complete, corrected release follows: New Market Impact Study on Prescription Requirement for Pseudoephedrine Underscores Call for Alternative Solutions Avalere Health Determines Prescription Legislation Will...

2014-05-01 16:31:18

Avalere Health Determines Prescription Legislation Will Significantly Increase Cost of Healthcare WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today highlighted a new market-impact study conducted by Avalere Health and supported by CHPA. The study examined the potential market impacts of a prescription-only policy for cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) compared to the implementation of real-time, stop-sale technology to...

2014-04-30 23:07:02

Pollen counts are climbing higher as spring arrives. Ace Innovation Group's OTCplus app finds over-the-counter medicines for running nose and sniffles. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Spring is here and so is the pollen. “Pollen is one of the most common cause of allergies in the spring season," says Dr. Sandeep Grewal, a Rock Hill Primary Care Physician and creator of the popular Over-the counter medicine app OTCplus. Many of the irritating symptoms of...

2014-04-29 12:34:30

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kmmjl6/pet_medications) has announced the addition of the "Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for pet medications in the U.S. is experiencing considerable activity. Longtime flea and tick leader Frontline (from Merial) is finally...

2014-04-28 16:30:03

DUBLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO;TASE) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.105 per share, payable on June 17, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/DE62255LOGO From its beginnings as a packager of generic home remedies in 1887, Perrigo Company plc, headquartered in Ireland, has grown to become a leading global healthcare supplier. Perrigo develops,...


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