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March 24, 2014
Should You Ever Stop Taking Your Medicine?

Your doctor put you on medication to treat your heart condition, asthma, diabetes, or depression. Things have gone well, you’ve made some changes to your lifestyle, and you’re feeling fantastic. Eyeing your pill bottle or your inhaler, you can’t help but wonder, “Can I stop taking my medication?” The medication no longer seems necessary, and […]

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Prescription Cost Help
February 13, 2014
I Can’t Afford My Prescriptions! 5 Steps for Saving Money on Medication

It’s unfortunate that in a country of plenty so many people are going without basic necessities – including medication. If you’ve ever had to make the gut-wrenching decision of whether to purchase groceries or pick up your blood pressure pills or if you’ve ever found yourself debating whether you really need to keep the lights […]

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Viagra for ED
December 05, 2013
PharmacyChecker Finds Ordering Medications Abroad 76% More Cost Effective Than Ordering in The U.S.

Nearly every online Canadian pharmacy you visit on the web will tell you that buying medications online from Canada will save you a considerable amount on your medications, but how much exactly can you save? A new analysis by online pharmacy specialist found that people in the U.S. who buy medications from their local […]

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Generic vs. Brand Name Drugs
November 05, 2013
Generic Drugs vs. Brand Name Drugs. What’s The Difference?

When your doctor hands you a prescription, you might have noticed two separate places for a signature. Under one line, it reads “Dispense as Written,” and under the other, “Substitution Permitted.” What exactly do these lines mean? Why would your doctor give the pharmacist permission to make a substitution for the prescribed medication?

Most people who take medications are aware that generic versions of more expensive name-brand medications are available and can save them money. However, many are skeptical of the claim that a generically produced drug will work exactly the same way as the name brand. After all, we’ve all purchased store-brand products and been disappointed when they didn’t taste as good or work as well as their brand-name counterparts.

Are Generic Drugs Really the Same as Brand Name Drugs?

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Family Health and Fitness Day
September 16, 2013
10 Tips To Get Active This Family Health and Fitness Day

Is your family’s idea of getting active heading to the fridge during a commercial break? If so, then maybe it’s time for a change! With conditions like diabetes and heart disease affecting younger children, it’s never too early to introduce a healthy lifestyle. Exercise for the sake of exercise is certainly effective, but kids generally […]

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