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Government Control of Internet Threatens Americans’ Access to Affordable Drugs

Prescription drug costs are higher for Americans than for citizens of any other developed country. Between 2004 and 2010, one out of every 10 dollars spent on healthcare went toward prescription drugs, according to researchers at the University of British Columbia. By comparison, prescription drugs accounted for only 4.7 percent of total U.S. health care…

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Generic Medications From Online Pharmacies

Consumer Reports has produced a useful article that gives potential users of online pharmacies useful advice for reducing the cost of prescription drugs and other medications. Read on….Rx for lower drug…

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Plavix Helps Prevent Heart Attacks And Stroke

Heart attacks and strokes are down due to the use of drugs like Plavix which improve circulation. Read on….Heart Attack Deaths Drop in US as Smoking, Diet, Drugs…

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New Evidence For Statins And Zetia In Atherosclerosis

A recent study showed significant reductions in atherosclerosis with the use of statins (eg Lipitor and Zocor) along with Zetia in patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes. Read on…Statins, Zetia reverse atherosclerosis in…

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More Evidence For Cymbalta In Depression

A recent study suggests that Cymbalta has significant benefits in the treatment of recurrent depression. Read on… Study Showed New Episodes of Depression Delayed in People Taking…

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New Benefits Of Lipitor And Zocor Recognized

Liptor and Zocor lower cholesterol and heart attack risk and may hold promise against other diseases, including cancer.  Evidence is mounting that statin drugs like Lipitor and Zocor reduce heart disease risk through more than just their cholesterol-lowering effects. Read on…Statins For…

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Drug Treatment Of Hypertension. Does The Drug Matter?

Many types of drugs are available for the treatment of hypertension, and for a long time there was debate about whether the benefits of treatment were related to the quality of blood pressure control or whether the type of drug used might also be important. This is a key question because the difference in cost between “older”…

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Canadian Pharmacy Guide

If you are new to Canadian Pharmacies the this link to the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) is worthwhile following.  It tells you how to safely purchase pharmaceuticals online and how to find reputable pharmacies. Read on…CIPA – Your source for safe and affordable…

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Antidepressant Guide

This useful Health Central user guide discusses the common antidepressants such as Prozac, Celexa, Effexor, Lexapro, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Zoloft etc. Read On..Antidepressants – Depression Medication…

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Generic Drugs 101

Many people do not clearly understand the difference between brand drugs and generic drugs. Many drugs which are available as brand drugs only in the USA have overseas generic versions, this list includes Lipitor, Plavix, Propecia, Nexium, Celebrex, Advair, Cymbalta, Zetia, Singulair and Flomax. This guide from Humana clears up some common misconceptions. Read on.. Frequently Asked…

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