Monthly Archives: October 2022

Pharmacist responds to prescription shortages in the Pine Belt

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) – Prescription shortages are growing in the United States. About 80% of drugs used in the United States are imported, as reported by the Council on Foreign Relations. These national concerns are heading to the Pine Belt. Dr. Brent Lindley, a pharmacist at Petal Parkway Pharmacy, …

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New Report Shows Cause of Rising Prescription Drug Prices and Pharmacy Closures | Top stories

WEST LINN, Ore.- A new report shows what’s driving rising prescription drug prices and pharmacy closures. More than 80 independent Oregon pharmacies participated in the study. RELATED: Pharmacy woes continue with long wait times The report, from the Oregon State Pharmacy Association, found that pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, are …

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Drug Take Back Day offers the opportunity to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs

Drug Take Back Day offers the opportunity to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs Updated: 6:20 p.m. EDT October 28, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript AND DROP THEM TOMORROW, NO QUESTIONS ASKED. WE KNOW MANY STORIES WE HEAR AT AND SOMETIMES SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BEGINS AT HOME. OVERDOSAGES ARE ON …

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday in Flint, Genesee County

GENESEE COUNTY, MI — People in Flint and Genesee County with unused prescription medications can safely dispose of them this weekend at a national event. On Saturday, October 29, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the GCPC are encouraging all Genesee County residents to empty their medicine cabinets …

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DreamFields Brands Faces Lawsuit Saying Weed Isn’t Strong Enough

A California marijuana company is being sued for false advertising after two disgruntled customers said its weed wasn’t strong enough. The class action lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court against DreamFields Brands, Inc. for allegedly falsely claiming that their products had high THC content, according to the …

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How Amazon and Walmart Ecommerce Compare

When it comes to e-commerce, 75% of US consumers have recently purchased from Amazon, compared to 43% who made purchases from Walmart.com in the third quarter of this year. More than half (63%) of consumers begin their search for a product online on Amazon rather than Walmart.com (43%), with Amazon’s …

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Dispose of unused prescription drugs in the NWA and River Valley on Saturday

On Saturday, October 29, Arkansans can safely dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs at several locations in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. Grove in northwest Arkansas and Charleston, Lavaca and Ozark in the River Valley.Sgt. Tony Murphy of the Fayetteville Police Department said getting rid of those unused …

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Hand in unwanted prescription drugs on Saturdays at VSO sites in the region

Date Added: October 27, 2022 1:35 p.m. Laura Williams, Office ofPublic Affairs and Media Relations VSO ACCEPTS UNWANTED MEDICATION AT DISTRICT OFFICES ON SATURDAY This Saturday, you can safely rid your home of unwanted prescription drugs – to prevent a tragic accident or intentional misuse …

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Safely dispose of unwanted medications on Saturdays on Prescription Medication Recovery Day

Getting rid of leftover prescriptions helps prevent abuse Vermont Business Magazine Vermonters will have the chance this Saturday, October 29 to easily and safely dispose of unused, unwanted, and expired medications at 55 locations across the state. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is held each spring and fall, to encourage Vermonters …

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Berrien Health Department warns against prescription drug abuse

The Berrien County Health Department is reminding everyone of the dangers of prescription drug abuse ahead of a drug recovery day on Saturday. Lisa Peeples-Hurst, prevention supervisor for the Berrien County Health Department, told WSJM News that the most common type of drug abuse involves substances that have been obtained …

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Farm Hands on the Potomac: Chavern was tapped to lead the Consumer Brands Association; Schneider joins FGS Global

David Chavern, Consumer Brands Association The Consumer Brands Association has operated David Chavern to serve as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer beginning Jan. 3. Chavern most recently served as President and CEO of News Media Alliance. Jacqlyn Schneider is a new partner in FGS Global’s agribusiness practice. …

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During Q&A with Adel, Grassley discusses his bipartisan efforts to reduce prescription drug costs

DALLAS COUNTY, IOWA – Today, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), former chair and current member of the Finance Committee, held a Q&A with Sumpter Pharmacy employees and community members to Adel. They discussed the bipartisan bills Grassley is pushing to lower insulin costs, hold Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) accountable and establish …

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Throw away your unwanted drugs at the Hanover County Prescription Drug Take-back

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Residents of Hanover County will have the opportunity to safely dispose of old medications that are sitting in their cupboards during a Community Medicine Drop-Off Day on Saturday. The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland Police Department and Hanover County Public Works will be hosting a …

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Dove, Suave and other brands dry shampoo recalled due to presence of benzene

Here’s what you need to know. Courtesy Dry shampoo can be a great option for reviving hair after working out or if you’ve skipped a few wash days. However, you may want to check your medicine cabinets for old canisters. Aerosol dry shampoos made by a handful of popular brands …

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Renee unveils aggressively priced prescription drug plan: $25 a month for the most popular drugs subscribers need

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Renee, the first-ever physician assistant to combine human support with advanced artificial intelligence to ease the burden of healthcare, today announces that she has accelerated the launch of her fixed-price prescription drug program to relieve all Americans. Amid soaring drug prices, high inflation and rising layoffs, Renee’s prescription …

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How I’m Working to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs | Waverly Logs

As the leading advocate for lower drug prices in the Senate, I dragged Big Pharma and Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM) leaders before Congress, led a two-year bipartisan investigation into lower drug prices insulin and advanced bipartisan reforms to reduce the cost of insulin and many other prescription drugs. Over the …

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How Social Factors Affect Overprescription in India

By Paromita Goswami, Shiv Nadar University and Anindita Chaudhuri, University of Calcutta KOLKATA, Oct. 24 – India is afflicted by a depression boom. A breathtaking 56 million of its inhabitants suffer from the disease, 38 million others suffer from an anxiety disorder. It was among the top 15 early causes …

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The Polish Embassy presents a selection of six cosmetic brands

The diplomat Last Thursday the Polish Embassy hosted representatives of six Polish cosmetics companies, Paese, Slowianka, Inveray, Yokaba, Mydlarnia Cztery Szpaki, Mydlarnia Cztery Szpaki and Natigo. These companies participate in the cosmetics fair Salon Look -International Salon of Image and Integral Aesthetics- which begins this weekend in the exhibition spaces …

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WWE set to introduce more NXT brands in 2023

WWE has a presence in over 150 countries around the world, and the company is now keen to expand its development brand to international markets, including Japan and Mexico. Click here for our full NXT Halloween Havoc coverage. Shawn Michaels spoke about WWE’s plans to take on NXT International during …

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David Y.Ige | ATG 2022-35 PRESS RELEASE National Prescription Drug Recovery Day

ATG 2022-35 PRESS RELEASE National Prescription Drug Recovery Day Published on October 21, 2022 in Latest news from the department, Press room HONOLULU – The Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED) of the Attorney General’s Department and the Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), …

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The market for regenerative medicine products will witness enormous growth

The Regenerative Medicine Products report compiles market insights based on market development and growth factors, thereby optimizing the growth path. Additionally, it highlights the strategies and market share of the major vendors in the market in question. The report follows a pattern of robust research methodology that helps in making …

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Patients struggle to get prescription drugs in Alnwick due to pressure on NHS services

Earl Gordon Castle said queues for pharmacy and GP services in Alnwick were so bad that residents sometimes found the medicines they needed were not available by the time they reached the front . Coun Castle’s comments came at a recent North Northumberland Regional Council meeting, where members were asked …

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Test of truth: 13th congressional district candidates clash over prescription price cuts, insulin cost caps

Both congressional candidates in Illinois’ 13th District – Republican Regan Deering and Democrat Nikki Budzinski – say they support lowering prescription prices and capping the cost of insulin. But they do not agree on a new federal law intended to achieve these goals. The deer opposes Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), …

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Plano Police will organize a prescription drug take-back initiative

If you have pills left in your medicine cabinet, don’t keep them. The Plano Police Department is hosting a drug take-back initiative this month. On October 29, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will coordinate a nationwide program, in partnership with state and local law enforcement. The goal of this initiative …

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Indonesia recalls five brands of syrup drugs for dangerous chemicals

Jakarta. Indonesian health authorities on Thursday announced the recall of five brands of syrups containing chemicals above the safe limit, over concerns that the use of liquid medicines may have contributed to the growing number of kidney failures in children. The Food and Medicines Supervisory Agency, or BPOM, said these …

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Applicants must support prescription drug affordability

The fall campaign season has arrived. This is when legislative and statewide candidates should begin to spell out solutions to the real problems that new Mexicans face every day. It’s no secret that rising prices for everything from housing to groceries are hurting families. Improving access to affordable medicines is …

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Indegene acquires healthcare marketing agency CultHealth for life science brands

Bengaluru-based Indegene, a digitally-focused life science marketing company, has announced the acquisition of US-based CultHealth, a full-service healthcare marketing agency for numerous life science brands. life. Acquisition by ILSL Inc., a subsidiary of Indegene Private Limited, increases Indegene’s commercialization portfolio spanning drug discovery and development through to marketing and sales, …

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Health Secretary Therese Coffey gave leftover prescription medicine to a sick friend – is it advisable or legal?

Therese Coffey, health secretary for England, has admitted giving her leftover antibiotics to friends and family who were not feeling well. This led the British Medical Association to release a statement describing his actions as “not only potentially dangerous, but also against the law”. In the UK, medicines fall into …

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Prescription drug pricing reform must hold back pharmacy benefit managers

OPINION: This month, President Biden signed an executive order directing federal health departments to create plans within 90 days to reduce the prescription drug costs that plague so many Americans. Any robust program to provide meaningful financial relief to patients at the prescription counter must address the root cause of …

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Eli Lilly buys precision medicine company Akouos for $487 million

Eli Lilly and company announced a definitive agreement to purchase Akouosa precision medicine company, for $487 million on Tuesday morning. The agreement has been approved by the board of directors of both companies and is expected to close by the end of the year. The transaction moves Lilly further into …

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3 Shady Ways Wellness Brands Trick Women into Buying Expensive and Unnecessary Products, According to New Book ‘The Gospel of Wellness’

Rina Raphael, author of The Wellness GospelRina Raphael Rina Raphael, author of The Gospel of Wellness, said the wellness industry can trick women into buying unnecessary items. Some mothers feel compelled to buy organic products, although there is no research indicating its superior health benefits. Women gassed by medical providers …

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Residents encouraged to participate in National Prescription Recovery Day | News, Sports, Jobs

LISBON — On Saturday, October 29, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be held in communities across America, including Columbiana County, to raise awareness of the dangers of prescription drugs. abuse. Locally, area residents will have the opportunity to …

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What Biden’s executive order to cut prescription drug costs means for your wallet

CAROLINE BREHMAN/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock / CAROLINE BREHMAN/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order directing the Department of Health and Human Services to explore other ways to reduce prescription drug costs, according to a White House announcement. Social Security: Women get $354 less per month than men – here’s whySNAP …

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Here’s where you can pick up your unused prescription drugs in the Dayton area

Civic club awards over $14,000 in scholarships The Centerville Women’s Civic Club (CWCC) awarded $14,210 in grants to Sinclair Community College at its monthly luncheon, Sept. 28. Fellows are residents of the Centerville-Washington Township community. Included in the $14,210 were funds received from the Becky Duffy Memorial Fund (Becky was …

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Write “Shri Hari” at the top of the prescription, Hindi drug names below: MP CM

Bhopal: In favor of using Hindi language in drug prescription, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged doctor to write Hindi drug names below with ‘Shri Hari’ in high. “Why can’t the drug names be written in Hindi, write Shri Hari at the top and the drug names …

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Doctors can write Shri Hari on prescription slips, Shivraj Chouhan jokes

He cited examples of some countries where work is done in native languages. (Case) Bhopal: On the eve of Union Minister Amit Shah’s launch of the Madhya Pradesh government’s ambitious plan to provide medical education in Hindi, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Saturday that many students are dropping …

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Over-the-counter, non-prescription hearing aids

Hearing aids will now be available over the counter, without a doctor’s visit or a prescription. Here’s what you need to know. AlexRaths Getty Images/iStockphoto The hearing aids will be available over-the-counter for the first time in the United States starting next week, according to an Oct. 12 press release …

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Saint Alphonse doctor warns of the dangers of prescription drugs

More than 5,000 Idahoans visited an emergency department in 2021 for all drug-related overdoses. Opioid-specific overdoses represent 1,076 visits. IDAHO, USA – Saint Alphonsus Dr. Jessica Kroll has seen emergency department patients overdose on prescription drugs through intentional and accidental abuse. “The tricky part about prescription drugs is that they’re …

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As nostalgia soars, ‘Laozihao’ brands find a way forward

What happened: A new museum in Shanghai highlights some of China’s most classic brands. The Huashan 263 Laozihao Pavilion, which opened on Oct. 1, is the city’s first public space with a comprehensive display of Laozihao 老字号 — a special title given by the government to businesses that existed before …

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Are men or women more affected by the adverse effects of prescription drug treatments?

In a recent study published in Therapiesthe researchers presented an overview of gender-based differences in adverse drug reactions (ADRs) based on epidemiology, technique, and data on underlying mechanisms. Study: Gender differences in adverse drug reactions: are women more affected? Image Credit: Iconic Bestiary/Shutterstock Studies have reported increased hospitalization rates and …

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Strict prescription of gluten-free diet to manage celiac disease: Saudi consultant

RIYADH: Celiac disease is estimated to affect one in 100 people globally, however, in Saudi Arabia, approximately 0.64% of the population suffers from celiac disease related problems. The autoimmune disease is triggered by the consumption of gluten and rather than being an allergy or a congenital disease, it usually develops …

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Jewel Reid’s Prescription – Jamaica Observer

FOR Jewel Reid, every day is a new challenge as she leads her team with integrity, love and respect for all. “It’s never the same every day,” says the licensed pharmacist All Womanwhile explaining the importance for women to build careers like hers. “Women are now breaking down professional barriers. …

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URMC organized prescription drug buy-back for Rochester community

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – The University of Rochester Medical Center and New York State Police urged the community of Rochester to safely dispose of their prescription drugs on Saturday. The buyout was spearheaded by URMC’s General Surgery Residency Program to reduce opioid addictions in the local community. Participants attending the …

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Help with prescription costs

There are certain plans available that help cover the cost of prescribed drugs and devices and the eligibility requirements for each plan are different. Do I have to pay for prescriptions if I have a medical card? If you have a medical card, there is a charge for prescription drugs …

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Other Covid-19 vax brands are just as good for breastfeeding vaccination, Argentinian study finds – MercoPress

Other Covid-19 vax brands just as good for breastfeeding vaccination, Argentinian study finds Saturday, October 8, 2022 – 00:01 UTC Previous studies around the world had been done on mothers vaccinated with messenger RNA platforms (Pfizer and Moderna) Argentinian researchers have conducted studies that allegedly prove that women …

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2 Lake County Churches Fund Ordinance Assistance Program

Oct. 7 – Two local churches said they would support a local program that provides struggling patients with free prescription drugs. The move comes weeks after the Prescription Assistance Program of Ohio announced a potential closure in September if it does not receive funding. President Joel Lucia noted that a …

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Pulling back the curtain: Carter releases report on falling prescription drug prices: U.S. Representative Buddy Carter

SAVANNAH, GA – Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) today announced the “Pulling Back the Curtains on PBMs” report, an initiative to educate members of Congress and the public about the role of benefit managers pharmaceutical companies (PBM), the pharmaceutical middlemen sector of the industry, contribute to increasing drug costs, …

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ADHD, Long Covid, and the Future of Prescription Video Games

On the freezing planet of Frigidus, a virtual world full of icy caverns and treacherous waterfalls, your mission is to race down a track and target the animals flying towards you. It’s not exactly easy: bumping into walls – you’re navigating via your phone or tablet – can slow your …

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Exclusive Brands launches new Gummies products specifically for the Michigan market

Michigan’s Vertically Integrated Cannabis Company Exclusive brands confirmed Thursday that his Top-selling edibles brand Kushy Punch has launched new gummy products specifically for the Michigan market. Additionally, the company announced the transfer of ownership of the Kushy Punch brand to Gus Shukeireh, CEO of Exclusive Brands. The change of ownership …

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Exclusive Brands Announces New Product Offerings From Brand Partner Kushy Punch; Announces New Owner of Kushy Punch Brand

/EIN News/ — Award-winning edible brand brings new Gummies products specifically for Michigan market and announces transfer of ownership Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — Exclusive brands (“Exclusive Brands” or “Exclusive”), Michigan’s first vertically integrated cannabis company, comprised of state-of-the-art retail outlets, a processing …

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Exclusive Brands Announces New Brand Product Offerings

Award-winning edible brand brings new Gummies products specifically for Michigan market and announces transfer of ownership Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — Exclusive brands (“Exclusive Brands” or “Exclusive”), Michigan’s first vertically integrated cannabis company, comprised of state-of-the-art retail outlets, a processing and manufacturing facility …

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Darke County Drug Task Force will take back unwanted prescription drugs – Darke County Now

GREENVILLE—The Darke County Drug Task Force along with Darke County Family Health, Darke County Solid Waste and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent abuse and stealing pills by clearing their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs, October 22, 2022, …

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AstraZeneca’ Alexion buys genetic medicine company for $68 million

Alexion, the rare diseases unit of AstraZeneca, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LogicBio Therapeutics, Inc., a Lexington, Mass.-based genomic medicine company, in a $68 million. LogicBio has developed technological platforms for the delivery and insertion of genes to fight genetic diseases, as well as …

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Girl, 14, speaks out after being denied lifesaving prescription renewal under Arizona abortion law

An Arizona teenager has spoken out after being denied refills for a life-saving prescription drug within 48 hours of the state abolishing abortion under its new law. Emma Thompson, 14, has debilitating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis and was prescribed the immunosuppressant methotrexate to combat the pain and symptoms of her …

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Healthcare and lifestyle brands launch innovative new products at this year’s CIIE

As the 5th China International Import Expo prepares to open in just 30 days, more exhibits have been unveiled, some of which are making their global debut. The consumer products section of the exhibition will also showcase many new and innovative hair products. L’Oréal will present Colorsonic, a wearable device …

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Saskatchewan. the pharmacy provides children’s pain and fever medication on prescription

Saskatchewan has not been spared a national shortage of pain and fever medication for children. This prompted Nanogram Pharmacy, a Saskatoon compounding facility, to join a website launched by an Alberta-based pharmaceutical technology company that provides people with acetaminophen and ibuprofen – more commonly known as Tylenol and Advil – …

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Booker calls GOP Sen. Rand Paul a ‘barrier’ to progress | app

Democrat Charles Booker railed against Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul as an ‘impediment’ to progress on Monday night as he addressed Kentucky voters in a solo statewide television appearance . Booker, a former state lawmaker, touted his plans to expand access to health care, strongly defended his support for abortion …

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