Press Releases & Articles

Is Your Child a Picky Eater?

  Sometimes it can be very difficult to get your child to eat healthy foods. Picky eating is very common in preschoolers. Although this can be frustrating, if your child is healthy, growing normally, and has plenty of energy, he or she … Continue reading

How to Toss Old and Unused Medications

  Do you have drugs at home that you no longer use or are out-of-date (expired)? Most medications can be disposed of in normal household trash, some are to be flushed down the toilet, and others require some simple treatment steps before … Continue reading

Plan Would Delay Sales of Generic for Lipitor

  The biggest introduction of a generic drug in pharmaceutical history is being met with tough business strategies by Pfizer and pharmacy benefit companies, according to recent letters to pharmacists. Many drugstores are being asked to block prescriptions for a … Continue reading

Bad Economy Reduces Prescribed Drug Use

  The depressed U.S. economy is producing some potentially dangerous choices regarding prescription drug use. In a Consumer Reports survey of 1,226 consumers, 48% said they didn’t fill prescriptions, took less medicine than prescribed or failed to undergo a medical … Continue reading

Pregnancy and Daily Prenatal Vitamin Use

  The need for certain vitamins and minerals increases significantly in pregnant and breast feeding women. A healthy diet is critical, but it may not provide enough of some nutrients. Prenatal vitamins are specially formulated to provide essential vitamins and minerals to … Continue reading

Prescription relief on way as eight top drugs go generic

  By Alex Nixon Some of the world’s best-selling prescription drugs are coming off patent in the next 14 months, creating a boon for generic drug makers such as Mylan Inc. and lowering costs for millions of patients. Of the … Continue reading

Report Finds Parent Training Effective for Treating Young Children With ADHD

  ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Formal training in parenting strategies is a low-risk, effective method for improving behavior in preschool-age children at risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), while there is less evidence supporting the … Continue reading

Medicare Part D & Prescription Discount Cards is the leading discount card in overall savings with an average discount typically around 60% and over 63,000 participating pharmacies. We do feel as though we have an obligation to give an honest opinion as to how these … Continue reading

Obama Executive Order Addresses Drug Shortages

Louder drumbeat for early warning by manufacturers of potential shortages. To address the growing problem of drug shortages, President Barack Obama yesterday signed an executive order that directs FDA to broaden reporting of potential shortages, speed up regulatory reviews that can help … Continue reading

According to a New Study: Twenty Four Percent of New Prescriptions Never Filled

  WOONSOCKET, R.I.,, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ – Twenty four percent of patients given a new medication by their doctor did not fill the prescription, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital … Continue reading