How to Save On Generic and Brand Name Drugs
Rosuvastatin is available as a generic drug in local pharmacies, but many consumers still tend to purchase the brand name drug, Crestor, at lower prices online. It is important that consumers trust the drugs they are consuming. As a result, third-party independent resources are used to ensure the quality of online pharmacies and their drugs.
How to Choose Drugs: Over the Counter vs Prescription
When shopping at your local pharmacy there are wide variety of drugs that are intended for curing or treating specific conditions or diseases. Some of these drugs are known as over the counter drugs (OTC); these can be purchased off the shelf in stores and they do not require a doctor’s prescription. On the other
How Your Child Is At Risk For Drug Abuse
By all appearances, Jessica is a normal, healthy twelve year-old girl. She enjoys hanging out with her friends, plays soccer after school, and has started to pay attention to boys. She is well-behaved and nobody would think that she is at risk of abusing prescription drugs. One afternoon, she overhears her parents talking about how
How Do You Check If An Online Pharmacy Is Safe?
When dealing with online pharmacies it is important that consumers consider the safety of the drugs that they are purchasing.
How to Get Cheaper Medication with a Paper Prescription
It has become a mandatory practice in Florida that all prescriptions be sent electronically to the pharmacy; those who do not comply are assessed fines. E-prescribing, or electronic prescribing, is a method that minimizes medication errors, reduces prescription theft and decreases the risk of forgery. However, along with the many benefits of electronic prescribing, we
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Maximizing Profits: Is it News?
Recently, Valeant Pharmaceuticals were lambasted for their malicious business strategies in front of the Senate Special Committee on Aging at a congressional hearing. Their practice may be considered malevolent but it does not change the fact that numerous other pharmaceutical companies participate in the same practices to maximize their profits. What Valeant executives fail to
3 Hidden Horrors In Everyday Chemicals You Use
Do you know that one in eight women will develop breast cancer? Here’s a more morbid fact – close to 40,000 women die from the disease each year. If you think of it, you are bound to know someone who has or has had breast cancer. They can be family members, friends, neighbors, and people
Stop Getting “Hangry” Now
If you find yourself growling just as much as your stomach when you miss a meal, you’re not alone. “Hangry”- a mix between being hungry and angry- is a feeling that plenty of people are familiar with. It’s a well-known fact that hungry people generally tend to be grumpy people, but why do being hungry
You Too Can Beat Breast Cancer With Yoga
Yoga is often seen as a form of exercise for meditation and relaxation, but it does much more than that. It works out the body, strengthens the muscles and bones lengthens the spine and helps keep you in a generally healthy state. But did you know that yoga also has a positive effect for breast
Stop Drinking Alcohol And Lose Weight
Your body isn’t able to store the alcohol that you drink. It slows down its metabolism and stops processing fats and sugars. To further complicate matters, alcohol is full of empty calories. These calories average 7 per gram of alcohol. Over the course of time these calories add up and begin to weigh on you,
5 Tips to Cure Insomnia by Tonight
Few things in life are as stressful as climbing into bed, exhausted and finding that (surprise!) you just can’t catch those elusive Zzz’s. Even one night of inadequate rest can trigger health issues like migraines or a spike in blood pressure, but when this process is repeated night after night, the resulting flood of stress
The ABC 20/20 Report—Not All Online Pharmacies Are Rogue
An ABC 20/20 report recently came out and it comprehensively covered the safety of online purchasing mechanisms. It also featured how Big Pharma had joined forces with ASOP, LegitScript, and NABP to let the public know that almost all of the prescription purchases made online were completely unsafe. However, the evidence reveals something else completely.