Read All About It: FDA Announces New Nutrition Labels

Most of us can relate to food label confusion. We’re already overwhelmed with the sheer number of options staring out from overstuffed grocery store shelves – and the chorus of…
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Dirty Little Secrets: What’s Your Grocery Store Hiding?

Contaminated carts, sweaty eggs, bacterial citrus – these aren’t concerns most shoppers have when blazing down supermarket aisles, eagerly checking items off their lists. But according to food safety certification…
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Big Pharma, Social Media, and the Consumer Demand for Dialogue

Social media presence is an integral part of business marketing, an essential platform from which to draw the attention of and establish relationships with consumers. Brands are built online and…
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Remote Controlled Meds: Increased Accuracy, Decreased Side-Effects

From Big Pharma to biotech, research scientists to practicing clinicians – the industry is intently focused on developing more highly effective drug delivery systems. In recent years, clinical research has…
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Mad Dash to the Middle East: Big Pharma Expands in Persian Gulf

In recent years, there’s been quite a bit of buzz around Big Pharma’s expansion into BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China.  For industry superstars, emerging markets have proven…
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Free AAPS Workshops: The Perfect Way to Preview your Program

Have you ever enrolled in a class, attended the first lecture and then realized it was nothing like you thought it would be? Perhaps the material was not what you…
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Common Pain Pill Poses Major Health Risk

We often think of acetaminophen as a fairly innocuous pain medicine, great for headaches, hangovers and sore joints. However, the FDA recently recommended we re-consider just how much of it…
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Canada and the US Wage War Against Counterfeit Meds

Every year, millions of Canadians and Americans look to internet pharmacies for discounts on their prescription. When prescriptions are not covered by health care, or local costs become prohibitive, many…
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Company Granted License to Import Cannabis to Canada

To legalize, or not to legalize? When it comes to cannabis, it’s a question that has generated quite a buzz throughout North America over the last several years. Adding fuel…
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The Silken Secret: Cutting-Edge Drug Delivery Systems

When we think about precious gems and beautiful fabrics, complex medical procedures are most likely the last thing that comes to mind. For researchers at the universities of Melbourne, Sydney…
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