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2011-08-09 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Advice® Networks, the nation's leading provider of award-winning patient and physician engagement programs at point-of-care, announces that their partner, MediaForce PR, has been awarded a contract to promote the Food and Drug Administration's campaign, educating consumers about the dangers of prescription misuse including pain relievers. Partnering with MediaForce PR, Healthy Advice Networks will deliver public service...

2011-08-08 15:55:00

FTC Recommends Bill 'Not be Enacted' WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to New York State Senator James Seward, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned that Assembly Bill 5502-B, which would restrict employers' ability to save money by offering lower cost home delivery options for chronic medications, would have the "unintended consequence of harming consumers" and would likely "raise prices for, and reduce access to, prescription drugs, which are an...

2011-08-06 00:00:29

Canada Drug Center, one of the leading Canadian online pharmacies, recently launched an over-the-counter section on its website that will further help smart shoppers save money by purchasing cheap medication from Canada. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Canada Drug Center, one of the leading Canadian online pharmacies, recently launched an over-the-counter section on its website that will further help smart shoppers save money by purchasing cheap medication from Canada. The cost of...

2011-08-04 10:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed House Bill 463 at Country Meadows Retirement Community in Hershey. The new law ensures thousands of older Pennsylvanians enrolled in the PACE and PACENET program will not lose their coverage as the result of a small increase in their Social Security benefits. The PACE and PACENET programs, funded by the Pennsylvania Lottery, provide prescription drug benefits to income-eligible...

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2011-08-04 10:34:48

US regulators will be considering a plan from pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to introduce an over-the-counter version of its top-selling heart drug Lipitor. Selling the popular anti-cholesterol drug without a prescription could help Pfizer's bottom line as the company faces a "patent cliff" that threatens to erode profits during the next few years, according to the Wall Street Journal. Lipitor will soon lose patent protection and face competition from cheaper generic versions of its popular...

2011-08-04 06:55:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWA), a leading VIPPS accredited retail mail-order pharmacy, announced today that John Backus, managing partner of New Atlantic Ventures, will join HealthWarehouse.com's Board of Directors. "Health insurance costs may be skyrocketing, but innovative businesses like HealthWarehouse.com are driving health care costs down for every day consumers," said John Backus, managing partner, New Atlantic...

2011-07-28 00:01:01

Canada Drug Center, one of the leading Canadian online pharmacies, recently announced that they will be open on Sundays for customers' convenience. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Canada Drug Center, one of the leading Canadian online pharmacies, recently announced that they will be open on Sundays for customers' convenience. The Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) approved resource for reasonably priced drugs has generated a loyal online fanbase, reaching more than 5,000...

2011-07-27 06:01:00

FRISCO, Texas, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Assured Pharmacy, Inc. (Other OTC:APHY.PK), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to more than 3,000 sufferers of chronic pain, announced that it has signed a lease in Kansas City, Kansas for its fifth pharmacy location. Subject to regulatory approval, the Kansas City pharmacy is anticipated to open during the Fourth Quarter of 2011. It will join the Company's existing four pharmacies in Santa Ana and Riverside,...

2011-07-26 00:00:30

Patients receiving their prescription medications through a mail-service pharmacy achieved better cholesterol control compared to those who obtained their statin prescriptions from their local pharmacy, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Patients receiving their prescription medications through a mail-service pharmacy achieved better cholesterol control compared to those who obtained their statin prescriptions...

2011-07-25 13:53:00

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients receiving their prescription medications through a mail-service pharmacy achieved better cholesterol control compared to those who obtained their statin prescriptions from their local pharmacy, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study found that 85 percent of patients who used mail-order pharmacies achieved target cholesterol levels, compared to 74.2 percent of patients who only...