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  1. A new way to save on prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    The apps have similar functions: they compare prescription drug costs, or specific co-pay costs, with geographical proximity to the user; offer coupons through the app; and provide drug-specific use and risk information. The apps compare prescription drug costs with geographical proximity to the user, offer coupons through the app, and provide drug-specific use and risk information.

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  2. Eating unlimited amounts of healthy fats significantly slashes risk...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NewsTarget.com

    It may sound too good to be true, but a recent study has shown that a diet that includes an unlimited amount of healthy fats is actually helpful in preventing heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer. A meta-study led by US Department of Veterans Affairs research scientist Dr. Hanna Bloomfield revealed that the so-called "Mediterranean diet" - which can include large amounts of monounsaturated fat and omega-3 fatty acids - lowered the risk of heart attacks and strokes by 29 percent, type 2 diabetes by 30 percent and breast cancer by 57 percent.

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  3. Replacing big pharma's products: How good are the generic options?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    Big pharma and its big price tags have been the target for many a politician seeking to lower the cost of health care in the U.S. Martin Shkreli and his questionable big-pharma persona are an easy target and embodiment of how some continue to squeeze increasing profits out of America's declining health. Drug prices have been identified by both sides of the aisle as a possible solution to stave off people's possible bankruptcies due to health care costs.

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  4. Good Question: How Do Prescription Drugs Get Their Names?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | CBS Local

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  5. Replacing big pharma's products: how good are the generic options?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | WAAY

    One of the easiest ways to reduce drug prices is by replacing more brand-name drugs with generic drugs, or generic substitution One of the easiest ways to reduce drug prices is by replacing more brand-name drugs with generic drugs, or generic substitution Big pharma and its big price tags have been the target for many a politician seeking to lower the cost of health care in the U.S. Martin Shkreli and his questionable big-pharma persona are an easy target and embodiment of how some continue to squeeze increasing profits out of America's declining health. Drug prices have been identified by both sides of the aisle as a possible solution to stave off people's possible bankruptcies due to health care costs.

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  6. The role of atorvastatin on the restenosis process post-PTA in a diabetic rabbit modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | BioMed Central

    Restenosis remains to be a major limitation of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for diabetic patients with peripheral vascular disease . Despite of stations routine implements to prevent such progress, its exact effect is unclear.

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  7. Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | MedicineNet

    Some cancer patients who take cholesterol -lowering statins may live longer than those not on these heart medications, a study from Britain suggests. While it did not prove a cause-and-effect connection, the study of nearly 1 million cancer patients found that those taking statin drugs such as Lipitor and Crestor appeared to have: "We need to further investigate the reasons for patients with high cholesterol having improved mortality in four of the most common cancers," said senior researcher Dr. Rahul Potluri, a clinical lecturer at Aston University School of Medicine in Birmingham.

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  8. Statins May Help Fight CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | News Max

    Some cancer patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins may live longer than those not on these heart medications, a study from Britain suggests. While it did not prove a cause-and-effect connection, the study of nearly 1 million cancer patients found that those taking statin drugs such as Lipitor and Crestor appeared to have: a 22 percent lower risk of dying from lung cancer, a 43 percent lower risk of dying from breast cancer, a 47 percent lower risk of dying from prostate cancer, and a 30 percent lower risk of dying from colon cancer.

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  9. Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? StudyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | BioSpace

    Some cancer patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins may live longer than those not on these heart medications, a study from Britain suggests.

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  10. What Is a Blockbuster Drug?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Fox News

    Blockbuster drugs are those that generate at least $1 billion in revenue a year for the pharmaceutical companies that produce them.While it's true that many pharmaceutical companies are extremely profitable, there's also a lot of time, work, and money that goes into the development of new drugs. That's why certain breakthrough drugs are a real reason for pharma companies and their investors to celebrate -- especially those that wind up being blockbusters.

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  11. Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | HON

    Some cancer patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins may live longer than those not on these heart medications, a study from Britain suggests. While it did not prove a cause-and-effect connection, the study of nearly 1 million cancer patients found that those taking statin drugs such as Lipitor and Crestor appeared to have: "We need to further investigate the reasons for patients with high cholesterol having improved mortality in four of the most common cancers," said senior researcher Dr. Rahul Potluri, a clinical lecturer at Aston University School of Medicine in Birmingham.

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  12. on Mental Illness: Medical ComplicationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This week's column does not specifically cover all possible medication side effects of the drugs prescribed for psychiatric problems; there are too many to list here, and many are quite common. Instead, I am focusing on some of the things that shorten the lifespans of persons with mental illness.

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  13. Study: Brand-Name Drugs' High Copays Soak Medicare Part D PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A new study takes a fresh measure of generic drugs' price advantages, revealing how much more Medicare Part D patients shelled out in copayments for two popular brand-name drugs in 2013. Copayments averaged $42 for both Crestor, a cholesterol medication, and Nexium, taken for acid reflux, according to researchers whose study was published Wednesday in Health Affairs.

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  14. John Hoffmire: Replacing big pharma's products: how good are the generic options?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Deseret News

    One of the easiest ways to reduce drug prices is by replacing more brand-name drugs with generic drugs, or generic substitution . Big pharma and its big price tags have been the target for many a politician seeking to lower the cost of health care in the U.S. Martin Shkreli and his questionable big-pharma persona are an easy target and embodiment of how some continue to squeeze increasing profits out of America's declining health.

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  15. Best Stocks to Buy in a CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Motley Fool

    Brexit is causing some investors to sell. But for those investors with a long-term horizon, it may prove more savvy to buy shares in leaders like Microsoft, ExxonMobil, and Pfizer instead.

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  16. Effects of atorvastatin on atrial remodeling in a rabbit model of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | BioMed Central

    Accumulating evidence suggests that myeloperoxidase is involved in atrial remodeling of atrial fibrillation . Statins could reduce the MPO levels in patients with cardiovascular diseases.

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  17. India's Sun Pharma bets on new products to boost U.S. skincare products growthRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Reuters

    India's largest drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is banking on the launch of newer and more complex products to offset rising competition in its lucrative U.S. dermatology business, its U.S. chief said. The world's fifth-largest maker of generic drugs was the first among its Indian peers to enter the roughly $5 billion U.S. dermatology space by acquiring a controlling stake in Israel's Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in 2010.

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  18. Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | MedicineNet

    Giving high doses of statins to patients with heart disease doesn't lower the risk of future heart trouble any more than moderate doses of the cholesterol -lowering drugs do, a new study finds. Having heart disease raises the risk of heart attack and stroke , as blood vessels become clogged and cut the normal flow of blood and oxygen to the heart.

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  19. Just a Little of Statins' Effect Helps HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WebMD

    Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

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  20. Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | MedlinePlus

    Giving high doses of statins to patients with heart disease doesn't lower the risk of future heart trouble any more than moderate doses of the cholesterol-lowering drugs do, a new study finds. Having heart disease raises the risk of heart attack and stroke, as blood vessels become clogged and cut the normal flow of blood and oxygen to the heart.

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