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2014-06-25 23:11:33

Industry consultants tell Atlantic Information Services’ Medicare Advantage News that the issues identified by CMS demonstrate the importance the agency places on drug-access and grievance-handling issues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) suspended immediately and indefinitely Capital BlueCross marketing to and enrollment of new members in its Medicare Advantage (MA) and stand-along Prescription Drug Plan (PDP)...

2014-06-25 23:04:03

A new study, Impact of a Texas-Like Formulary in Other States, from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines how a Texas-like closed drug formulary might affect the prevalence and costs of drugs in 23 other state workers’ compensation systems that do not currently have a drug formulary. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines how a Texas-like closed drug formulary might affect the prevalence and...

2014-06-25 23:02:56

Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand market research reports worked out by Infiniti Research have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand market research reports worked out by Infiniti Research have been added to its catalogue. Global Type 1 Diabetes Market 2014-2018. Type 1 diabetes accounts for just 5.15% of the overall diabetic cases and it is usually reported in adolescents and children. Formerly, type 1...

2014-06-25 23:02:43

Harbor Village Florida comments on The America Medical Association's 5 steps to battle prescription drug abuse. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As reported by the Boston Globe (6/18), The American Medical Association proposes five ways policy and the public can together address the growing addiction to prescription drugs. First the AMA recommends a balanced, yet effective state policy that address prescription drug abuse from the doctor to the user. Second, “AMA urges that state licensing...

2014-06-25 20:22:03

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the registry operator of the new .pharmacy domain, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)), under a contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), will soon provide a means for identifying safe online pharmacies and resources. Under the Association's Registry Agreement, executed with ICANN on June 19, 2014, the new .pharmacy generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) will be...

2014-06-25 12:31:16

FREMONT, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zosano Pharma Corporation, a privately held pharmaceutical company developing products based on its novel transdermal delivery technology, today announced the election of Troy Wilson, Ph.D., J.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Wilson has more than 15 years of experience in the biotechnology industry and a proven track record of building highly successful biopharmaceutical companies. The appointment increases Zosano Pharma's board...

2014-06-25 12:29:27

OTTAWA, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Marcomm Systems Group Inc. (MSGI), the Industry Leader in Advanced Security and Control Systems, and CorCanna Group Inc. the Industry Leader in Consulting and Management Services have partnered together to offer complete turnkey solutions to medical marijuana producers in the global market. With the high volume of applications pending at Health Canada for licensed producers of medicinal marijuana there needs to be a team that has the expertise in what...

2014-06-25 12:29:22

Pharmacy-based providers implementing innovative approaches to encourage medication adherence to improve outcomes and lower costs WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an article published today in the Health Affairs blog, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) chief medical and scientific officers and others commented on a missing piece in the current approach to accountable health care models. While reforms to the health care payment system are transforming incentives for health care...

2014-06-25 10:08:01

Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press) News from Molecular Biology and Evolution Antibiotic resistance has become an increasing public health concern, with MRSA infections and last lines of antibiotic drug treatments having to be increasingly deployed in hospitals and clinics. In the advanced online edition of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Oz, et. al., utilized an experimental evolution approach to evolve 88 different E. coli populations against 22 antibiotics,...

2014-06-25 08:32:45

LUGANO, Switzerland, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinn Group, the Company focused on building quality cancer care, announced today the appointment of Dr. Philip S. Schein, to the Board of Directors of its U.S. subsidiary, Helsinn Therapeutics Inc. ("HTU"), effective 8 May 2014. Dr. Philip Schein was the former Founder, Chairman and CEO of US Biosciences, Inc., and Chair of the Clinical Investigations Committee of the National Cancer Advisory Board. Dr. Schein has...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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