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2014-04-30 23:13:26

As pharmaceutical companies undertake new strategies designed to entice consumers, Novus Medical Detox advises the public to resist being swayed by clever marketing guises and rather to educate themselves on the risks of prescriptions drugs. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Millions of citizens have secured health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—that, coupled with the public’s growing distrust of drug companies, is forcing a radical transformation of...

2014-04-30 23:07:12

AB 2418 To Improve Patient Health And Lower Costs Through Increased Medication Adherence, Streamlined Access To Prescription Refills Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) applaud the Assembly Health Committee for passing Assembly Bill 2418 (Bonilla) with a vote count of 19-0. The legislation will improve patient health, lower costs and make it easier for patients to take their medication as...

2014-04-29 20:23:44

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Market for Orphan Drugshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/world_market_orphan_drugs_1.htmlIn recent years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of drugs available to treat rare ("orphan") diseases. This comprehensive report, The World Market for Orphan Drugs, looks at this trend and provides estimates for the market opportunity in the U.S.,...

2014-04-29 12:34:22

Use of Emerging Acute Postoperative Pain Treatments Will be Highly Dependent on the Agents' Formulary Coverage, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Mallinckrodt's (formerly Cadence Pharmaceuticals') Ofirmev, the only parenteral formulation of acetaminophen to have reached the U.S. pain market, enjoys notable use among surveyed surgeons and anesthesiologists, as well as widespread coverage...

2014-04-27 23:00:42

The Firm is actively evaluating Lipitor lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who allege their use of the cholesterol-lowering medication caused them to develop Type 2 diabetes. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 In just over a month, nearly 200 new Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) have been filed in a federal litigation underway in the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to...

2014-04-24 23:13:07

Rx Care Pharmacy is proud to be opening our second location in Charlotte North Carolina as we strive to set new standards for pharmacies nationwide. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Rx Care Pharmacy Charlotte, located on Sharon Lakes Road, is now open! Rx Care Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy that offers numerous advantages over chain pharmacies. The services that are offered stretch beyond just the standard pharmacy services, which include over the counter medications...

2014-04-24 23:00:57

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that allege the popular statin drugs caused some patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina. According to court documents, the...

2014-04-23 16:30:02

KIDDERMINSTER, England, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 70 percent of turnover tied into price regulated prescription business there are good reasons for health and beauty suppliers and pharmacists to work together to help diversify pharmacy sales in Europe into non-pharmaceutical health and personal care related categories and OTC self-medication.The average pharmacy in Europe has a sales turnover of EUR1.158 million of which 69 percent of is based on dispensing...

2014-04-23 12:29:50

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Preventing Drug-Related Patient Injury and Death with Advanced, Cost-Effective Technology" is the topic Alan Jacobs, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and founder of PerceptiMed, will address at the Bio2Device lecture. The lecture will take place May 6(th) at the Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA at 8:30 a.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77414 Each year more than 800,000 preventable drug-related...

2014-04-23 08:32:13

National organizations push for 'more thorough approach' to drug abuse epidemic. WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) sent a letter to Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin urging him to use concerns over Zohydro ER, a new opioid pain medication, "as a lightning rod for change." The American Academy of Pain Management and National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association co-signed the letter asking the governor and...


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