People's Pharmacy Alerts: October 2011

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Prescription drug prices have gone through the roof. A month's supply of Lipitor: $160 A month's supply of Nexium: $196 A month's supply of Plavix: almost $200 A month's supply of Singulair: $170 A month's supply of Lexapro: $120 A... (Read More)
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Flu season is right around the corner. That's why the CDC (Centers for Disease Prevention and Control) "recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against... (Read More)
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A report just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that antidepressant use in the U.S. is soaring into the stratosphere. The investigators analyzed data from a survey of roughly 12,000 Americans between 2005 and 2008.... (Read More)
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I love the title! You should make a lot of money with that one, as people LOVE to bash doctors! I would like to share my experience with you. I was an intern in surgery and was called by nursing... (Read More)
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Thinking about how many people are harmed by the treatments that should have healed them can be overwhelming. That's especially true when you realize that the number of people killed by medical mistakes rivals deaths from heart attacks or cancer.... (Read More)