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500 Rx Drugs Have Increased Their Price Since January 1st

Drugmakers rang in the new decade with a 5% price increase on nearly 500 of their products, which has left U.S citizens and their insurance companies in an unhealthy situation. More pharmacy companies are expected to report price increases in the coming months. The most widely used medicine in the world, Humira, is among the myriad…

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Don’t Delay Your Knee Replacement

When it comes to surgical procedures, no one looks forward to them. The anticipation of pain, discomfort, and downtime just don’t appeal to many. Many of us find reasons to delay surgery if at all possible. Americans undergo almost 600,000 knee replacement surgeries every year, and almost 90 percent of us delay treatment longer than…

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OTC Hearing Aids? What You Need to Know

Millions of Americans suffer from some level of hearing loss. For many of these people, the loss is moderate enough that they could benefit from a hearing aid. However, there are several factors that can deter people from getting the hearing device they need. Usually, it’s due to a perceived stigma or the expensive price…

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Is Life Expectancy Shrinking for Working-Age Adults?

There was a time during the 1800’s when life expectancy for the average adult was relatively short. It wasn’t at all uncommon to see people living into their mid-forties and then passing away. There were several reasons for this, not the least of which involved the fact that life was difficult in many aspects. Modern…

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The Holiday Blues: Recognizing Seasonal Affective Disorder

The holidays are here, and it’s a joyous time with family, shopping, and baking. But you’re not feeling so joyful, and you can’t figure out why. You’re tired, but you can’t sleep. You want to prepare a lovely holiday for your family, but you have no ideas. And sugar is calling your name incessantly, and…

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1 in 8 People With Heart Conditions Avoid or Ration Meds Due to Cost

It may seem surprising in the wealthiest country in the history of the world. In America today many individuals who suffer from heart disease report that they are not taking the prescribed medications over worries about the cost of them. This phenomenon is dangerous and can actually lead to higher costs over time for these…

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Think You Are at Risk of Dementia? Read This!

Many people consider dementia an inevitable consequence of aging. Although it is one of the most common conditions that plague the elderly, it is actually something that researchers are coming to understand. Consequently, if you know how to recognize the signs of dementia, there are steps you can take to increase the chance of forestalling…

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8 Sweeteners You Need To Know About

An increasing number of parents are trying to cut down on the amount of sugar that they give their children. However, this doesn’t mean that foods that are considered low-sugar or include sugar-free alternatives come highly recommended. In contrast, many experts believe that some sweeteners may be just as harmful, if not more harmful than sugar.…

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Flu Cases are on the Rise in the USA

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this year’s flu vaccine may not be as strong as originally believed or hoped. Four specific strains of influenza were the intended target, but unfortunately, they do not match the flu strains prevalent in the Southern Hemisphere, including influenza A (H3N2) and influenza B (Victoria). As a result of…

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The Rising Costs of Payment Processing: How We Are Working to Keep Your Medication Costs Down

PlanetDrugsDirect is committed to keeping our prices as low as possible. We know our customers come to us for one reason: price. And we also know our customers stay with us because of the incredible service. We’ve written before about Who We Are and Why We Might Stop Accepting Credit Cards, High Risk Credit Card Processing…

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