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2011-01-10 15:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with chronic heart disease are likely to have multiple doctors and take nearly a dozen medications that are filled in at least two different pharmacies -- and that is a problem that is resulting in many patients struggling to keep their medications straight, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark. (Logo:...

2011-01-05 00:00:40

Legitimate Canada pharmacy patients avoid buying online drugs without prescriptions. Langley, British Columbia, Canada (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 NorthWestPharmacy.com, which is one of the largest Canadian pharmacy sites serving Americans, says that its customers are under the care of a doctor and do not buy drugs online without a prescription. In a recent survey of a random sample of 8,000 of its customers, more than 98% of 667 respondents stated that they have never purchased...

2010-12-14 13:41:00

~Research about Dangerous Practice - and the 11 Internet Commerce Companies Partnering Together to Protect Patients - Announced as Part of White House Forum~ WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illegal online drug sellers have provided tens of millions of Americans prescription medication via the Internet without a valid prescription, recent research has found. These rogue sellers have preyed upon thirty-six million people, or 1 in 6 Americans, exposing them to the...

2010-11-25 00:00:43

Leading Canada pharmacy warns of fakes when buying drugs online. (Vocus) November 23, 2010 One of the largest online pharmacies in Canada, NorthWestPharmacy.com has issued a warning to consumers about buying from various unaccredited "Canadian pharmacies" due to the high risk of receiving counterfeit drugs online. Of particular concern are websites that purportedly offer Canada's drugs from a Canadian pharmacy without a prescription to Americans. "No legitimate Canadian online pharmacy...

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...

2010-11-08 02:00:00

PORTLAND, Oregon, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading Internet pharmacy verification service offers a new message for patients: There are ways to get affordable medicines without using unregulated, potentially dangerous "rogue" Internet pharmacies. LegitScript, a firm that monitors "rogue" Internet pharmacies and verifies legitimate ones, now offers a free feature allowing Internet users who cannot afford their medicines to find patient assistance programs that offer free or low-cost...

2010-10-18 07:00:00

New MedCentre delivers a remote dispensing platform designed to support enhanced patient care, convenience, scalability, and security. TORONTO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ - PharmaTrust is launching the next generation of the MedCentre remote dispensing system with world-class features that redefine and take remote dispensing services to the next level. The MedCentre is a modular, scalable solution designed to meet both patients' need for convenience and counseling and healthcare...

2010-05-26 07:56:00

CINCINNATI, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWA), a leading retail mail-order pharmacy, announced today it has received Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites(CM) (VIPPS(CM)) accreditation from The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). The Company becomes one of only twenty pharmacies to be VIPPS accredited in the United States. According to NABP which has reviewed nearly 6,000 websites, "less than 4% of online pharmacies...

2010-05-18 06:58:00

CINCINNATI, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWA) a leading retail mail-order pharmacy, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31st, 2010. In the first quarter of 2010, the Company's quarterly net sales increased 63% to $1.24 million, driven by growth in new and transferred prescriptions. Gross margins increased to 51% as compared with 24% a year ago. Selling, general and administrative expenses increased...

2010-05-12 06:57:00

CINCINNATI, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWA), a leading retail mail-order online pharmacy, announced that it has been licensed as a mail-order pharmacy in the states of California and Virginia. With the addition of these two important states, HealthWarehouse.com is now licensed in 46 states offering consumers nationwide 300 prescription medications for $3.50 with free shipping. The addition of California, the most populous state in the...


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