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U.S. News & World Report and Pharmacy Times Announce "Top Recommended Health Products"
Date:6/21/2012

NEW YORK, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, the nation's leading publisher of quality rankings, and Pharmacy Times, the pharmacy industry's leading publication, have announced the 2012-2013 list of top pharmacist-recommended over-the-counter (OTC) health products for consumers.

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Top Recommended Health Products identifies pharmacists' go-to brands in approximately 150 categories, from head (migraine, allergy relief, and cough/cold) to toe (joint pain and foot cream).  Some of the No. 1 pharmacist-recommended products include:Acid reducers:

Prilosec OTCCough suppressants:

DelsymOral antihistamines:

ClaritinOral arthritis pain relievers:

AlevePregnancy tests:

First ResponseSee all Top Health Products here: http://usnews.com/tophealthproducts

Why rate health products?  Americans are increasingly relying on the Web–and each other–to make everyday health decisions, such as which headache medication to buy.
But pharmacists possess a wealth of knowledge, largely untapped by consumers, about which over-the-counter products are best suited to a particular health need.  Top Recommended Health Products brings the collective recommendations of thousands of pharmacists directly to consumers.

For example, by visiting the "Cough, Cold, and Allergy Products" page, cold, flu, and allergy sufferers can now use this resource to find the No.1 pharmacist-recommended remedy for their symptoms.

"We hope to make that trip to the drugstore a little more informed and a little less confusing," says Lindsay Lyon, Senior Editor of Health & Wellness at U.S. News & World Report.In gathering OTC data, Pharmacy Times conducted a proprietary annual survey that reaches a significant portion of the publication's 170,000 pharmacist readers to collect feedback about more than 1,000 OTC products.  In addition to publication on the U.S. News website, the list of No. 1 pharmacist-recommended products is published by Pharmacy Times at www.otcguide.net and in the annual OTC Guide print edition available this month.

"Pharmacists are in the unique position to help consumers make educated choices about which over-the-counter products best meet their needs," said Tighe Blazier, President of Pharmacy Times. "By working with U.S. News & World Report, we're thrilled to be able to bring this expertise to consumers."

To learn more, visit www.pharmacytimes.com and www.usnews.com.

About U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, which includes the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Personal Finance, Education, Travel, Cars, and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News & World Report's signature franchise includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its annual "Best" series of consumer Web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans, and more.

About Pharmacy TimesPharmacy Times is the industry's leading publication, providing practical, clinical information pharmacists can use in their everyday practices when counseling patients and interacting with physicians. Each issue contains articles and features covering medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, pharmacy technology, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law, and specialty pharmacy. Pharmacy Times is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of free continuing pharmacy education. Learn more at www.pharmacytimes.cominfo@pharmacytimes.com or 609-716-7777 and on Facebook at Facebook.com/PharmacyTimes and on Twitter @Pharmacy_Times. Pharmacy Times is published by Intellisphere, LLC, a leading provider of health care publishing, research, information, and education.


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