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2011-08-24 19:03:53

  Google said on Wednesday that it should not have allowed Canadian pharmacies to advertise prescription drugs to U.S. consumers. The Internet giant agreed to pay $500 million to settle a federal investigation on the distribution of online ads from pharmacies that were illegally selling prescription and non-prescription drugs to American consumers. The settlement means Google will not face criminal prosecution for accusations it improperly profited from ads promoting "rogue"...

2011-08-18 09:56:00

New PCMA Ad Campaign: Anti-Mail Bill Would Hurt Consumers, Raise Prices for Prescription Drugs WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An ad campaign launched today by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) highlights the comments of a top drugstore lobbyist to show that Assembly Bill 5502-B would raise the cost of prescription medications for consumers and payers in New York. The bill is currently awaiting transmission to Governor Andrew Cuomo for...

2011-08-10 00:00:29

Top Three Steps Americans Can Take to Secure Access to Affordable and Safe Prescription Drugs New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Today, Jan Drugs announced sponsorship of Paying the Price, an advocacy movement dedicated to educating patients, lawmakers and journalists about the crisis facing millions of Americans each year - the high price of prescription drugs. The cost of prescription drugs is skyrocketing, and millions of Americans each day make potentially dangerous decisions just to...

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...

2011-07-12 00:00:56

GetCanadianDrugs.com, a reputed seller of Canada's drugs online, says nearly half its American patients would not take their prescribed medications if they were not able to buy drugs for less from Canadian pharmacies online. (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Top Canadian pharmacy site, GetCanadianDrugs.com, reveals that big discounts on Canada pharmacy products and international drugs are critical to American patients actually taking their prescribed drug therapies. In a recent random survey of...

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...

2011-07-08 11:50:00

PCMA: Provide Employers with More Options, Not More Costs WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the economy recovery continues to lag, employers are looking for new ways to increase competition and reduce health care costs. Running counter to these goals, independent drugstores are instead pushing an agenda that takes away employers' ability to save money by offering lower cost home delivery options for chronic medications, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association...

2011-07-01 02:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EasyCopay(TM) officially launches the EasyCopay(TM) service to all HealthMart members today at the McKesson Trade Show in San Francisco. The service is now available to pharmacies and consumers nationwide. EasyCopay delivers an automated copayment claims service for pharmacies to provide the ultimate consumer convenience. Consumers register any debit or credit card to automatically charge their preferred card for all out of pocket prescription...

2011-07-01 00:12:43

RxRights is a U.S. Coalition Dedicated to Protecting the Rights of American Citizens and their Access to Safe but Cheaper Import Drugs. In Recent Months, Large Pharmaceutical Companies and the U.S. Government Have Taken Steps to Prevent Access to Affordable Online Pharmacies. Together with RxRights.org, Candrugstore.com Urges American Patients to Fight for their Prescription Rights. Surrey, BC (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 In response to the growing costs of prescription medications, many...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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