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2012-04-11 02:24:36

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation today announced its collaboration with The Partnership at Drugfree.org on "Wake Up to Medicine Abuse," a national education effort and call-to-action to curb the abuse of prescription medication. "Wake Up to Medicine Abuse Week" is a first-of-its-kind, week-long public awareness campaign encouraging the public to take action against prescription drug abuse. Slated for September 23-29, the campaign encourages parents...

2012-04-10 10:23:45

~ News of First-of-its-Kind National Campaign and Call to Action Presented at Operation UNITE's National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Florida ~ NEW YORK, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in collaboration with Mallinckrodt, the pharmaceutical business of Covidien, Cardinal Health and PhRMA, today announced a first-of-its-kind, week-long public awareness campaign, "Wake Up to Medicine Abuse." This initiative will bring the public and private sectors...

2012-04-06 02:20:49

BALTIMORE, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in pain medication monitoring, commends Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education, Inc. (Operation UNITE), the organizers of the inaugural National Rx Drug Abuse Summit, on its coordination of a national forum to address the prescription drug abuse epidemic. The Summit will be held April 10-12 in Orlando, Florida. "As the nation's leader in Pain Medication Monitoring...

2012-04-05 02:23:54

WHITING, Ind., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As costs for prescription medications rise, along with their co-pays, prescription drug coupons have become a popular way to save money on staying healthy. In fact, nearly 19 million Americans report they have used a drug coupon in the last year, according to Consumer Reports. To help meet the demand for prescription drug coupons and make finding them as easy as possible, CouponCabin.com, a top online coupon site, recently launched a new section...

2012-04-04 06:27:00

FRISCO, Texas, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Assured Pharmacy (APHY: pinksheets), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to sufferers of chronic pain, announced net sales of $16,444,573 for the year ended December 31, 2011, an increase of $167,821 or 1.0%, from $16,276,752 for the year ended December 31, 2010. Basic and diluted net loss per share was $1.14 for the year 2011, a 54.0% improvement compared to $2.48 net loss per share in the same period in 2010....

2012-04-01 23:00:59

On Tuesday, March 27th, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature announced groundbreaking legislation that mandates pharmacies provide both verbal interpretation and written translation services for patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). RxTran specializes in pharmacy language services and provides both verbal on-demand phone interpreting and written translation of prescription directions for use (SIGs), auxiliary warning labels and patient education sheets....

2012-03-28 06:26:29

CINCINNATI, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC: HEWA), a leading VIPPS-accredited, retail mail-order pharmacy, announced today the launch of its new pet pharmacy. Consumers can purchase more than 200 over-the-counter and prescription medications including Flea & Tick, Heartworm, Diabetes, Skin & Coat, Joint Health, Vitamins & Supplements, Ears, Eyes, and Dental products. According to a recent article in USA Today, Americans spent approximately $50.8...

2012-03-22 02:25:30

Consumer Healthcare Products Association supports a consumer-centric approach to switch that embraces new technologies and is supported by data WASHINGTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) provided remarks to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today at the agency's public hearing, "Using Innovative Technologies and Other Conditions of Safe Use To Expand Which Drug Products Can Be Considered Nonprescription." FDA...

2012-03-20 06:26:18

FRISCO, Texas, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Assured Pharmacy (Pinksheets: APHY), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to sufferers of chronic pain, will present at Anda's 2012 Supply Chain Symposium on Thursday, April 19th at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Assured Pharmacy has been asked to present concepts relating to best practices in dispensing controlled substances at pharmacies. Anda was established in 1992 to...

2012-03-19 14:20:46

PORTLAND, Ore. and ROCKVILLE, Md., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence Rx, Inc. and Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc., (NASDAQ: CHSI) today announced an agreement that establishes Catalyst Rx as the exclusive provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services for Regence Rx. The agreement is expected to be effective May 1, 2012 and the initial term runs through December 31, 2017 with a four-year optional extension. Through this agreement, Regence Rx will carve out its...