Holiday blues? Research suggests depression can be prevented with a ‘prescription’ that does not involve taking pills

Help to feel weak may be in your hands. Research suggests that talking with a trusted friend lowers the risk of depression. The number of suicides in the United States down 3% in 2020 from the previous year, despite a substantial increase in depression and anxiety from the pandemic, suggests …

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Prescription drug price hikes are slowing, but many patients say costs are still crippling

An Oregon law passed in 2018 requires drug companies and health insurers to file data with the state on prescription drug prices. Each year in December, this information is compiled into a report and released to lawmakers and the public. In a virtual hearing on Wednesday, state officials gave an …

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HealthPlus Launches First-Ever Digital Prescribing Website to Accelerate Healthcare Delivery | The Guardian Nigeria News

The pharmaceutical chain HealthPlus has launched an ePharmacy platform, as part of efforts to improve access to healthy medicines and good healthcare services. It will also allow customers to access professional pharmacists online from the comfort of their homes using mobile devices. HealthPlus Transformation Director Mr. Chidi Okoro at the …

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Build Back Better Act aims to reduce prescription costs

President Joe Biden is pushing to cut prescription drug costs with the Build Back Better Act. Recently, he has focused on the need for insulin to be affordable for the millions of Americans with diabetes. “If you’re a paying client and have a private health insurance plan, you might not …

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Shop the best independent beauty brands this holiday season

Every year, at the end of November, around the start of the holiday shopping season, we talk about “small purchases”. But have you ever thought about what it really means to support independent businesses? In the corporate landscape of the beauty industry, heavily funded parent companies tend to dominate the …

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Why Constellation Brands (STZ) Seems Well Placed Amid Cost Issues

Constellation Brands Inc. STZ is well positioned for long term growth due to its strong premiumisation strategy. The strength of the beer industry, driven by growth in shipping and exhaustion volumes, has been the primary driver over the years. The company saw strong consumer demand for its iconic brands, which …

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Racial Trends in Prescription Opioid Use Reflect Disparities, Undertreatment

Credit: CC0 Public Domain People of color were less likely to be prescribed opioids in the late 1990s, when they became widely available for pain treatment, according to a new study by researchers at the NYU School of Global Public Health. . However, by the mid-2000s, prescription opioid use among …

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Losing parents results in a drop box for unwanted and expired prescriptions

Monday, December 6, 2021 11:02 PM In the photo (left to right), Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Shane Bucher; Becky Savage, 525 Foundation; and Kosciusko County Sheriff, Kyle Dukes. Photo by Jackie Gorski, Times-Union. People wishing to drop off expired or unwanted prescription drugs at the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s …

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Catalina, GSTV partner to measure the impact of advertising on gasoline pumps

Buyer intelligence firm Catalina and video network GSTV have teamed up to measure the effectiveness of digital fuel pump ads, including for gas station retailers with their own brand and foodservice selections. Catalina will provide the metrics that demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness of advertising on GSTV to help retailers …

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EMD Serono’s Mavenclad and Novartis’ Kesimpta Emerge as Growth Brands After Eventful 2021 for the Multiple Sclerosis Market in Canada, Says Spherix Global Insights

EXTON, Pennsylvania., December 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – 2021 has brought a number of impactful changes to the multiple sclerosis (MS) market in Canada, including: Novartis Kesimpta was approved by Health Canada in January and became commercially available in March Janssen’s Ponvory was approved in April and became commercially …

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