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2014-03-18 23:21:32

Your Pain Community helps its members avoid the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The risks of prescription medication, while growing in the public consciousness, are still nebulous to many of those in danger. The Center for Disease Control listed prescription drug misuse as one of the greatest dangers to public health in 2014, second only to antibiotic-resistant infectious diseases. Overdose of prescription medications is now one of the...

2014-03-18 16:25:45

DUBLIN, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rs4wkl/china) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Pharmaceutical Equipment Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rs4wkl/china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) After decades of development, China has become a major producer of pharmaceutical equipment in the...

2014-03-18 16:25:16

RICHMOND, BC, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - MediJean becomes first company in the new Health Canada medical marijuana industry to pass through a new rigorous community-based municipal approval process. This groundbreaking process ensured that the community had a voice as to whether they approved of the proposed operation. In an historic vote last night, the City of Richmond's Council passed a site specific rezone for the industrial building that MediJean houses its headquarters in, pending...

2014-03-16 23:03:21

The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP receives funding to assist older adults and people with disabilities Lansing, MI (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 MMAP executive director, Jo Murphy said, “Millions of low-income older Americans struggle to pay their prescription, health care, food, and energy costs. The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grants have been instrumental in helping these disadvantaged seniors to regain their economic footing and lead...

2014-03-14 23:23:41

Get five days of hands-on, interactive training at FDA Compliance Bootcamp 2014.The course instructors have trained the FDA's own investigators and some are former FDA investigators themselves. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 FDA Compliance Boot Camp 2014: Validation, Data Security, Quality Risk Management and Compliance Training April 7 - 11, 2014 – Frederick, MD http://www.fdanews.com/FDAComplianceBootCamp Imagine getting inside the head of a working FDA inspector and...

2014-03-14 23:01:47

Market Publishers Ltd and Emerging Markets Direct signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports worked out by Emerging Markets Direct. London, UK (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and Emerging Markets Direct signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research...

2014-03-14 16:22:57

November Ballot Initiative Would Make California First State in Nation to Protect Patient Safety By Requiring Drug & Alcohol Testing SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services called for random drug testing of doctors in an opinion piece in the New York Times Thursday. The first law in the nation requiring random drug testing of physicians will be considered by California voters as part of a patient safety...

2014-03-14 16:22:42

Former FDA Inspectors Train Medical Device, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers How to Prepare for FDA Audits of Computerized Systems, Electronic Records FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FDA Compliance Boot Camp 2014: Validation, Data Security, Quality Risk Management and Compliance Training April 7 - 11, 2014 - Frederick, MD http://www.fdanews.com/BootCamp2014 (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140314/MN83628) Imagine getting inside the head of a working FDA...

2014-03-13 23:01:16

The proposed rule could open the way for victims of generic drug side effects to file product liability lawsuits against their manufacturers. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In light of the mounting litigation involving Risperdal and gynecomastia (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/risperdal-gynecomastia/ ), Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is considering new regulations which would allow generic manufacturers to make changes to...

2014-03-13 20:24:12

DUBLIN, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/drlfwg/new_eu) have announced the addition of the "New EU Pharmacovigilance Legislation - The Complete Picture (Course, London)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/drlfwg/new_eu ] conference to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The New EU Pharmacovigilance Legislation - The Complete Picture Course will be held...