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2011-08-16 06:30:00

FRISCO, Texas, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Assured Pharmacy (APHY.PK: pinksheets), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to sufferers of chronic pain, announced net sales of $4,169,807 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, an increase of $211,229 or 5.3%, from $3,958,578 for the second quarter of 2010. The 5.3 percent increase in sales for the second quarter of 2011 was primarily a result of an increase in the number of prescriptions filled of 2,109 or...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst congratulates the University of Virginia Health System (UVHS) on being a recipient of Virginia's Governor's Public Service Awards. UVHS's central pharmacy was awarded the Innovation award for implementing automation technology to improve patient safety and inventory control. "UVHS has done an incredible job transitioning its central pharmacy to improve patient safety and inventory control," said Carla Corkern, Chief Executive Officer at...

2011-07-22 14:25:45

Control achieved in first 3-15 months of therapy Kaiser Permanente Northern California patients who obtained new statin prescriptions via a mail-order pharmacy achieved better cholesterol control in the first 3-15 months following the initiation of therapy -- compared to those patients who only obtained their statin prescription from their local Kaiser Permanente Northern California pharmacy. Greater adjusted rates of LDL-C control in mail-order pharmacy users were seen across all gender and...

2011-07-21 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today introduced an initiative to encourage female pharmacy students to consider community pharmacy ownership. In conjunction with the National Community Pharmacist Association (NCPA), Cardinal Health introduced the "Women in Pharmacy" initiative at its Retail Business Conference (RBC), the company's annual, national trade show for independent pharmacies, taking place July 20-23 in Las Vegas. While more than half of all pharmacy...

2011-07-20 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today announced that this week's Retail Business Conference (RBC), its annual, national trade show for independent pharmacies, is the largest in the event's 20+ year history, with nearly 7,000 attendees. This year's event, taking place July 20-23 in Las Vegas and held at The Palazzo resort hotel, features a 100,000-square-foot trade show floor, highlighting buying opportunities with more than 330 exhibitors. At the event,...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

Leading Canada pharmacy online, GetCanadianDrugs.com now delivers bigger online drugs savings through a state-of-the art website, which earns praise from Canadian pharmacies customers. (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 GetCanadianDrugs.com, the well-known Canadian online pharmacy, has recently cut prices on most of its online drugs, including many of Canada's drugs that it offers. It has also revamped its website creating a state-of-the art Canada pharmacy portal. Since the launch of its new Canadian...

2011-06-28 10:33:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy Choice and Access Now (PCAN) - a coalition of consumers, local businesses and pharmacists across the nation and Texas, committed to preserving quality and affordable health care - applauds the Texas Legislature for the passage of Senate Bill 7, which includes numerous critical amendments that provide necessary protections for Texans and their community pharmacies. Among these commendable protections are: open access pharmacy networks...

2011-06-28 10:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy Choice and Access Now (PCAN) - a coalition of consumers, local businesses and pharmacists across the nation committed to preserving access to quality and affordable health care - today announced its formation in California. PCAN aims to provide a voice to patients, health care providers and pharmacists throughout the state, and offer sensible solutions that help ease budget shortfalls, while also maintaining quality, accessible...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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