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2010-12-22 00:01:33

Older Americans rely on legitimate online drugs. Langley, British Columbia, Canada (Vocus/PRWEB) December 21, 2010 A recent survey of American customers of one of the largest Canada drugs websites, NorthWestPharmacy.com, suggests that access to a Canadian pharmacy is the second most important healthcare issue for Americans. Eighty four percent of 1312 total respondents said that affordable health insurance was their most important healthcare concern while 81% said affordable prescription...

2010-11-17 10:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As families gather for the holidays in the coming weeks, CVS/pharmacy encourages older adults and their caregivers to make family health part of the conversation. Not only is it valuable to know one's family health history, it's also important to discuss the financial aspect of heath care and best ways to manage heath care expenses. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/NE50800LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-11-17 00:00:56

Canada pharmacy dramatically boosts American patient compliance through savings. (Vocus) November 16, 2010 One of the largest online pharmacies, NorthWestPharmacy.com, finds that using a Canadian pharmacy can boost patient compliance by double digit percentages. A recent poll of a random sample of 10,000 of its 500,000 patients in the United States revealed that 42% of American patients could not afford to and did not take their drugs as prescribed by their doctors when their only source...

2009-12-23 14:52:00

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of President Obama's push for health care reform, the Senate rejected a plan to allow American pharmacies and drug wholesalers to import federally approved drugs from abroad. That vote has proved to be a headache for customer service staff at companies like Canadameds.com (http://www.Canadameds.com), which sells low-cost prescription drugs directly to American consumers. "Our call center has received many calls from Canadameds.com...

2009-07-23 13:46:00

TROY, Mich., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While legislators debate over how to reform America's failing health care system, many of the country's citizens are struggling to afford the cost of care. According to a recent Consumer Reports study, 28% of Americans have taken dangerous measures that can harm their health in order to cut costs, including skipping doses, cutting pills in half, failing to fill a prescription or sharing a prescription. As more and more Americans are struggling to cope...

2009-06-23 11:41:00

TROY, Mich., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent Consumer Reports study, 28% of Americans have skipped doses, cut pills in half, failed to fill a prescription or shared a prescription in order to cut costs. As more and more Americans are struggling to cope with the rising cost of healthcare, a new online company is providing a method of saving on their prescription drug costs, at no cost to consumers. Medtipster (www.medtipster.com) is a new search engine with a national database...

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2008-03-17 14:00:00

The mounting U.S. drug price crisis can be contained and eventually reversed by separating drug discovery from drug marketing and by establishing a non-profit company to oversee funding for new medicines, according to two MIT experts on the pharmaceutical industry. Stan Finkelstein, M.D., senior research scientist in MIT's Engineering Systems Division, and Peter Temin, Elisha Gray II Professor of Economics, present their research and detail their proposal in their new book, "Reasonable Rx:...

2006-04-10 10:08:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prices for brand name prescription medications used most by older patients rose an average 6 percent in 2005, outpacing inflation for the sixth year in a row, according to a report released on Monday. In fact, the price drug makers charge wholesalers and other purchases for branded drugs has risen 40 percent since 1999, compared with inflation, which grew 17 percent, AARP researchers found. In 2005, inflation was 3.4 percent. The nation's largest consumer...

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2005-09-20 08:55:00

NEW YORK -- Americans could save hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year on brand-name prescription drugs if they use a Canadian Internet pharmacy instead of their local drug store, researchers reported Monday. On average, their study found, Americans could save 24 percent on their prescriptions if they shopped at an online Canadian pharmacy rather than a U.S. drug chain. Depending on the type of drug and how many prescriptions a person has, the savings could add up to hundreds or...


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