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2014-06-19 23:17:20

FLAVORx has collaborated with Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Ansel’s lead author Loyd V. Allen, Jr., Ph.D., RPh to integrate taste, choice, and flavoring content into relevant chapters, case studies, and discussion questions throughout the textbook. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 FLAVORx today announced new coverage of prescription flavoring in the 10th edition of the most comprehensive source on pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug delivery...

2014-06-19 23:02:05

Medication Therapy Management Developments, Value Highlighted (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Medication Therapy Management (MTM) industry leader, OutcomesMTM™ has released its 2014 MTM Trends Report. The report, now in its second year, illustrates the impact of face-to-face MTM services on enhancing patient care and the U.S. healthcare system. “The Trends Report appeals to a diverse audience,” said Brand Newland, PharmD, MBA, OutcomesMTM Vice President of Business Development. “The report...

2014-06-18 12:31:39

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of health care consumer advice and information, and Pharmacy Times, the pharmacy industry's No. 1 publication, today released the 2014 Top Recommended Health Products. The list brings the collective recommendations of thousands of pharmacists directly to consumers-covering 1,100 over-the-counter brands and more than 150 product categories....

2014-06-17 23:11:06

Innovaacom Strengthens Resources with Addition of Agency Veteran Mike Musialowski Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Innovaacom, a leading provider of medical education and training for healthcare professionals worldwide, announces the appointment of Mike Musialowski, Ph.D to the position of Scientific Director. A 20-year pharmacy marketing and medical communications agency veteran, Musialowski will oversee medical education program content development and the delivery of...

2014-06-11 23:11:38

For the fourth year in a row, the San Diego Business Journal honored La Vita Compounding Pharmacy as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Each year, the San Diego Business Journal researches and publishes the List of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the San Diego area. This groundbreaking research uncovers the region’s top emerging growth companies. “Patients feel better because of the personalized treatment programs...

2014-06-11 23:11:20

Important sub-sector of medicine is critical in education. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 From refilling prescriptions to making sure two different medications do not interfere with one another, pharmacists play an important role in the lives of millions of Americans. However, from behind the counter it simply looks like the workers are simply filling medication containers and that is it. The truth is, these highly educated and trained professionals do much more than this, and understanding what...

2014-06-10 16:26:09

130 Organizations Sign Open Letter Supporting "Any Willing Pharmacy" Policy ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Congress, 130 pharmacist, patient advocacy and business organizations expressed "unified support" for giving Medicare beneficiaries more convenient access to discounted or "preferred" copays at independent community pharmacies willing to accept the terms and conditions of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs)....

2014-06-10 08:29:25

DaVita Rx provides kidney care patients with disease-specific pharmacy alternative DALLAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Rx, a full-service pharmacy created for patients with complex chronic conditions, such as those with kidney disease, announced today that it has filled its 15 millionth prescription since the company's inception in 2005. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116282 DaVita Rx provides specialized services that improve access and adherence...

2014-06-09 12:30:49

OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing Canadians that it has suspended the establishment licence of Canadadrugs.com LP, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, due to significant concerns with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) discovered during an inspection of its drug wholesaling activities. Wholesaling involves the sale of drug products from manufacturers and importers to pharmacies. The suspension of the establishment license means Canadadrugs.com is not permitted to...

2014-06-06 23:02:30

Paseo Oaks Pharmacy in the Calabasas area now announces its offering of a $15 credit toward compounded prescriptions. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Paseo Oaks Pharmacy in the Calabasas area is now offering a $15 credit for any new or transferred compounded prescription. The history of compounding dates back to ancient times when herbs and other ingredients would be combined into preparations and medications. The first compounding pharmacies began to appear in the United States in...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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