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Online Pharmacies and the FDA


The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is responsible for overseeing the testing, manufacturing, and distribution of prescription drugs in the United States.Drug companies in the United States operate in a free market and can charge whatever they want for their medications.

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How To Buy Your Way Out Of An Early Death From An Incurable Disease.How?.

Prescription Drugs from International Pharmacies Save Elderly Money


As pointed out by *Jack Shapiro, an internationally-known healthcare marketing consultant "For the first nine months of this year, the U.S.

Pain in the Butt. How to Deal with Hemorrhoids?


This is very sensitive area of your body. Too private.

Increasing Patient Care and Reducing Liability in Seven Simple Steps


When an unconscious patient arrives in the ED, every hospital agrees that timely next of kin notification is vital. Not only is it important to have a family member present to comfort the patient, but to make informed decisions for his care and provide the medical history that can make the difference between life and death.

Web Therapy: Enhancing Patient Communication with Web Access


According to Jennifer Lyons' chart, she's just a bad slip and fall who's lucky enough to be on her way to a full recovery.But to Jennifer, who is lying in bed with a broken mandible and broken limbs, nothing could be further from the truth.

When Your John Doe Is Homeless


The patient, known only as John Doe, was difficult to see under the hodgepodge of tubing, the quiet clicking of the ventilator the room's only sound.From all appearances he was homeless, but in the opinion of his nurse, who has had vast experience in dealing with patients just like him, everyone has a mother or a father, a son or a daughter, and homeless or not, it's a nurse's responsibility to do what he can to help find them.

Pediatric Emergency Contact Notifications Made Easier


For the head of the trauma department at one of America's top pediatric facilities, Chicago's Children's Memorial Hospital, having to notifying parents that their children have been the victims of trauma or identify pediatric Jane Does, is an every day occurrence. But just because they look like they're handling it well, doesn't mean that it ever becomes routine.

Patient Communication: Picking Up Where Medicine Leaves Off


We've all seen patients who were far beyond the reach of medical treatment suddenly defy the odds and recover. We've also seen patients who were well on the road to recovery, take a turn for the worse for seemingly no reason at all.

Family Notification in Seven Quick and Easy Steps


The Seven Steps to Successful Notification is an easy-to-use system based on time-tested tools successfully used by hospitals nationwide. It provides your hospital staff with all of the steps necessary to:? Identify and locate your unconscious patient's next of kin or surrogate decision maker.

Food for Thought


Depression is a disorder marked by sadness, low energy, impaired concentration, and feelings of dejection. Some people believe that depression is normal.

Onychomycosis - One Of The Many Nail Fungus Out There


Many natural changes in fingers and toenails come with age. Fine ridges, for example, may start developing from the cuticle of the nail tip.

The Top Seven Myths About Arthritis


Myth #1: "Nothing can be done about arthritis..

Toenail Fungus: Tips For Treatment


The medical term for toenail fungus is "onychomycosis," pronounced on * EE * ko * my * ko * sis. Despite the commonly used term "fungal toenails", onychomycosis describes both fungus and yeast infections in the nail.

Generating Pharmaceutical Sales before Marketing Authorization


When a patient has a serious illness and there is no approved drug available, the physician may want to try one which has not been authorized for marketing by national health authorities but has shown promise in clinical trials. European Named Patient Programs, like US compassionate use programs, offer physicians access to pharmaceuticals which have not yet been licensed.

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