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Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

... in New York City, offering a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty ... by payers and government agencies to reduce prescription reimbursement rates and prescription drug benefits, changes in federal and state laws ...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $300 Million of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

... in New York City, offering a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty ... by payers and government agencies to reduce prescription reimbursement rates and prescription drug benefits, changes in federal and state laws ...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New Jersey Workers Hurt by Recession

... access information on programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. With the ... to 5.1% a year ago -- the Partnership for prescription Assistance (PPA) bus tour is raising awareness of ... access to more than 2,500 brand-name and generic prescription medicines. In addition, the PPA provides ...

Efforts by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Physician Practices Help Michigan Become a Leading Adopter of E-prescribing

... Medicine in West Michigan's Montague. "But every prescription we write is 100 percent legible because of ... program, doctors electronically send prescription information directly to pharmacists through a ... savings accounts; Medicare Advantage; Part D prescription Drug plans, and MyBlue(SM) products in the ...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Report Second Quarter 2009 Results

... at Transcept, has the potential to be the first prescription sleep aid specifically approved for use in the ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a prescription sleep aid for use in the middle of the night at ... the potential for Intermezzo (R) to be the first prescription sleep aid specifically approved by the FDA for ...

SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results

... in Q2 fiscal 2008 - Adjusted prescription claim volume(1) for the PBM segment was ... Q2 fiscal 2009 - Gross margin per adjusted prescription for the PBM segment was $3.88 in Q2 ... wins, improved purchasing efficiencies on prescription drugs, and cost synergies generated from the ...

Lilly Broadens Income Eligibility for Patient Assistance Programs

... . Partnership for prescription Assistance Lilly supports the Partnership for prescription Assistance, which brings together America's ... groups to match patients with public and private prescription assistance programs for which they may be ...

Report: Microsoft Sponsoring Ads for Rogue Internet Pharmacies

... Also, the authors ordered another prescription drug from a Microsoft-sponsored advertisement ... to purchase potentially addictive drugs without a prescription or any age verification via bing.com ads. We also ... these advertisements, Microsoft is facilitating prescription drug abuse and the proliferation of counterfeit ...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

... in this age group reported wearing some type of prescription eyewear. "The survey provides a clear ... President. "Most parents probably assume once a prescription is given, there isn't a need for further follow ... One in four 6 to 11-year-olds wears prescription glasses. The prevalence of common eye ...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

... per day; a first-aid kit that includes any prescription or over-the-counter medications your family might ... public health initiative that rates more than 200 prescription drugs using comparative effectiveness research. ... with just one active ingredient. prescription drugs that became over the counter (OTC). Direct ...

One in 10 High School Seniors Have Used Narcotic Painkillers

... have a wide range of motives for using prescription opioids non-medically, and these motives should ... to reductions in the non-medical use of prescription opioids among adolescents," he said. The ... McCabe said. However, students who used prescription opioids only for pain relief were less likely to ...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Offering of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

... in New York City, offering a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty ... by payers and government agencies to reduce prescription reimbursement rates and prescription drug benefits, changes in federal and state laws ...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help New York Workers Hurt by Recession

... access information on programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. With the ... to 5.2 percent a year ago, the Partnership for prescription Assistance (PPA) is ready to help state residents ... health care benefits find programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. The ...

Oklahoma Drug Card Savings Surpasses $3.8 Million

... residents have saved over $3.8 million on prescription drugs through Oklahoma Drug Card since the launch of the free statewide prescription assistance program. The program, which offers free prescription drug cards to residents, was launched in January, ...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Four-Time World Series Champ Darryl Strawberry

... for their lives. The Partnership for prescription Assistance (PPA) helps uninsured and ... access information on programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. To find out if ... For information on the Partnership for prescription Assistance, visit: http://www.pparx.org ...

Indiana Drug Card to Provide Free Drug Cards to Residents

... July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new statewide prescription assistance program, called Indiana Drug Card, is ... residents, will provide pharmacy discounts on prescription drugs. This program has no restrictions on ... Indiana. Simply ask the pharmacy to process your prescription through the Indiana Drug Card program. Residents ...

Nevada Drug Card and Las Vegas Chamber Offer Rx Assistance

... /PRNewswire/ -- Nevada Drug Card, a statewide prescription assistance program, announced today that it has ... to be a partner in offering this free discount prescription card to all Nevadans. With so many Nevadans ... and underinsured residents of Nevada afford their prescription medications. However, the program can also be ...

More Can Be Done to Slow Obesity's Toll on Health: Experts

... The biggest driver of these excess costs are prescription drugs, Finkelstein said. Among the normal-weight population, prescription drug costs average about $700 a year, but among ... of obesity are about 72 percent greater just for prescription drugs," Finkelstein said. An obese person on ...

The State of Louisiana and Together Rx Access Join Forces to Improve Prescription Access for Uninsured Residents

... access immediate and meaningful savings on prescription medicines and products right at their ... uninsured residents who may benefit from the prescription savings program. These outreach efforts will cost ... people who currently do not have access to needed prescription drugs," said Alan Levine, secretary of the ...

Tennessee Drug Card Has Saved Residents Over $7.3 Million

... residents have saved over $7.3 million on prescription medications through Tennessee Drug Card since the launch of the free statewide prescription assistance program. Tennessee Drug Card, which ... "We are thrilled to have been able to provide prescription savings for so many Tennesseans to combat the ...

Almost 10 Percent of U.S. Medical Costs Tied to Obesity

... The biggest driver of these excess costs are prescription drugs, Finkelstein said. Among the normal-weight population, prescription drug costs average about $700 a year, but among ... of obesity are about 72 percent greater just for prescription drugs," Finkelstein said. An obese person on ...

Chronic and Complex Diseases on the Rise in Philadelphia: Adults Using More Medications to Treat Chronic Conditions

... leading pharmacy benefit manager, reviewed the prescription drug claims for the insured population in ... percent of all health care spending. In addition, prescription drugs are the first line of defense in the ... 2007, 51 percent of insured Americans were taking prescription drugs to treat at least one chronic health ...

Lilly to Unveil More Than 30 Studies at Premier Lung Cancer Meeting

... if you are taking other medicines, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and ... are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or ... if you are taking other medicines, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, or ...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Amends Terms and Extends Deadlines for Previously Announced Cash Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes

... in New York City, offering a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health and beauty ... by payers and government agencies to reduce prescription reimbursement rates and prescription drug benefits, changes in federal and state laws ...

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Pennsylvania Workers Hurt by Recession

... access information on programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. With the ... to 5.1% a year ago -- the Partnership for prescription Assistance (PPA) bus tour is raising awareness of ... access to more than 2,500 brand-name and generic prescription medicines. In addition, the PPA provides ...

As the Government Continues to Work Toward Health Care Reform, Medtipster is Providing a Free Solution to Rising Health Care Costs for Americans Right Now

... doses, cutting pills in half, failing to fill a prescription or sharing a prescription. As more and more ... company is providing a method of saving on their prescription drug costs, at no cost to consumers. ... to find the most accurate and competitive prescription drug pricing information from pharmacies offering ...

AstraZeneca Expands Prescription Savings Program

... AZN ) announced today it is expanding its prescription savings program by immediately extending ... medicines to patients through its AZ&Me(TM) prescription Savings programs in three ways: AZ&Me (TM) prescription Savings program for people without insurance : ...

Medicare Drug Plan Still Needs Work

... -- The number of older Americans with access to prescription drug coverage has ballooned since Medicare's Part ... benefit has helped seniors by expanding access to prescription drug coverage and lowering out-of-pocket costs, ... to acknowledge a lot more people have access to prescription drug coverage. But Part D has also had a ...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Present at BMO Capital Markets Healthcare Conference on August 5, 2009

... tablet), has the potential to be the first prescription sleep aid specifically approved for use in the ... candidate, has the potential to be the first prescription sleep aid specifically approved for use in the ... 30, 2009 as its target date under PDUFA (the prescription Drug User Fee Act) to take action on its review ...

Jackson Tragedy May Serve to Educate Public on Addiction, Says American Society of Addiction Medicine

... care available. Addiction to alcohol, tobacco, prescription and other drugs, and addiction treatment, are ... included speculation about Mr. Jackson's use of prescription drugs, the potential role of health care ... Addiction to alcohol, tobacco, prescription and other drugs, and addiction treatment, are ...

Free Drug Card Has Saved Washington Residents $2.6 Million

... residents have saved over $2.6 million on prescription medications since the launch of the free statewide prescription assistance program. Washington Drug Card, which ... underinsured residents of Washington afford their prescription medications. However, the program can also be ...

NACDS Urges Clarifications, Enhancements in Two Pharmacy Reimbursement Provisions in House Healthcare Reform Legislation

... threatening patient access to affordable prescription medicines and essential pharmacy services. In ... rely on their local pharmacy every day for prescription drugs and pharmacy services. We are committed to ... medications, which are so critical to reducing prescription drug expenditures in the Medicaid program. In ...

Docs Say No to Pulling Drugs Containing Acetaminophen off the Market

... acetaminophen, a drug found in several common prescription and non-prescription products. To view agreement ... ------ Yes, both prescription and non-prescription Acetaminophen products 4% Yes, prescription Acetaminophen products only 6% ...

Debate Over Advertising Prescription Drugs to Consumers Goes Online at New ProCon.org Website

... to explore the core question "Should prescription drugs be advertised directly to consumers?" ... published on whether direct to consumer (DTC) prescription drug ads help or harm public health. ProCon.org ... and con presentation. Proponents of DTC prescription drug ads argue that the ads provide an ...

Center for Medicines & Healthy Aging(C) and BidRx(R) Partner to Help Consumers Save on Prescription Medications

... -- The majority of Americans take one or more prescription medicines on a regular basis, and 40% of ... many people are looking for ways to save on prescription drug costs. The Center for Medicines ... provides numerous strategies for saving money on prescription drugs. Among these strategies is ...

AstraZeneca Partners With Primary Health Care to Help Iowa Uninsured

... Care in Des Moines, under one of the company's prescription savings programs. The AZ&Me(TM) prescription Savings program for healthcare facilities ... qualifying facilities that serve patients without prescription drug coverage. This enables patients to quickly ...

How to Avoid the Hidden Traps: What Some Insurance Companies Won't Tell You

... you at least up to $2 million. 4. Caps on prescription drugs: Many Americans spend more money on prescription drugs than any other medical treatment. prescription drugs costs are rising in the midst of a weak ...

meridianEMR Completes Surescripts(R) Certification

... be able to electronically and securely exchange prescription information directly with pharmacies and payers ... meridianEMR application. With patient consent, prescription history can also be provided. ... Surescripts also allows for electronic routing of prescription refill requests, which physicians can receive via ...

Niche Prescriptions Announces Grand Opening of New Program Offering Prescription Drug Discount Card

... Providing a prescription discount card, Niche Prescriptions announces the ... consumers to minimize the cost of obtaining prescription drugs. Niche Prescriptions offers one of the ... find themselves without health insurance and prescription drug coverage as a result of the perilous ...

HealthWarehouse.com Announces $3.50 Prescription Drug Program

... U.S. online mail-order pharmacy to offer prescription drugs at prices below those of competitors ... offer a 30-day supply of over 300 popular generic prescription drugs for $3.50. With outstanding service and ... for delivering significant value to consumers on prescription medications. The program will initially be ...
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