Jan 282016

Texas chiropractors pitch questionable weight-loss program
Several Texas chiropractors, including one in the Austin area, have become franchise owners of a Pennsylvania-based weight-loss program that received an F rating from the Better Business Bureau for the past three years and uses a device that federal …

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Jan 012016
FIP Issues New Resource To Arm Pharmacy's Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Infectious Disease Special Edition
FIP released a document, “Fighting antimicrobial resistance: The contribution of pharmacists,” which points to the need for better management and policies. Resistance is not just a problem in the United States. Antimicrobials are used in inappropriate

Dec 282015
FDA recalls drug-tainted, weight-loss products
(RNN) – La Trim Plus, Jenesis and Oasis are among weight-loss products with undeclared drugs that federal health officials say consumers should stop using immediately to prevent possible life-threatening interactions with other medications.

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May 292015

Yahoo Health
These Small Changes to Your Eating Habits Can Lead to Big Weight Loss
Yahoo Health
Good news, you can keep your yogurt obsession going. Better news, it doesn't matter if it's low or full fat. (Photo: Shutterstock). As we age and our metabolisms slow, it's easy to pack on a few pounds without realizing it. But a new study has found

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May 222015

Supermarket News
Meijer agrees to acquire specialty pharmacy
Supermarket News
Meijer Inc. said Wednesday it has signed an agreement to acquire Aureus Health Services, a Pittsburgh-based specialty pharmacy and health services company, as part of an effort to enhance its customer offerings. “Between Aureus' national strength and
Retailer acquires specialty pharmacyGrand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
Meijer to acquire national specialty pharmacy Aureus Health ServicesMiBiz
BelHealth sells Aureus to MeijerThomson Reuters’ peHUB (press release)
Retail Solutions Online (press release)
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Jan 162015

Report: Fewer people delaying health care because of high prices
The biennial study found a seven percentage point drop since 2012 in the number of adults who reported not getting health care because they couldn't afford it. Of the adults surveyed, 36 percent of respondents said they went without treatment last year
1st time in 10 years, health insurance fixed thisCNBC
Signs of a Decline in Financial Distress Connected to Medical BillsNew York Times
More Americans have health insurance; fewer struggling with medical costs The Denver Channel
Los Angeles Times -AARP News (blog) -Albuquerque Journal
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Jan 152015

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Gay and bisexual men are at increased risk of acquiring the virus that leads to AIDS if they have mental health problems, according to a new study. What's more, their risk of acquiring HIV increases with the number of mental health factors they report, researchers found. Past studies have found that mental disorders, ranging from depression to substance …

Jan 092015

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities have seized over $18 million from the owners of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people nationwide.

Nov 302014

The worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was monitoring herself for symptoms, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. The unidentified woman reported a fever Tuesday. She was in isolation within 90 minutes, Jenkins said.

Nov 202014

Shirt, mask provide perfect cover during pharmacy robberies in Newport News
He was, though, and November 17, he left Rite Aid at 671 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard with a bag of Oxycodone pills after he went to the pharmacy counter and demanded them. About two hours later, someone wearing a medical mask walked into Walgreens, …