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Presidential Candidates And Their Position on Personal Importation

The race for the 2016 Presidential election has been a heated one full of arguments, disagreements, and differing views on the best policies for the American people. Healthcare, as always, lies at the center of most discussions, and while each of the candidates’ positions on healthcare vary substantially in many regards, their views points on […]

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Making Mental Health First Aid as Familiar as CPR

More than 500,000 people die each year of heart attacks, according to statistics from the Women’s Heart Foundation. The number of deaths occur despite the valiant efforts of passersby and onlookers who step in and administer CPR. Most people recognize the signs of a person who is having a heart attack, and they try to […]

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Why Drugs Cost More Than They Should: The $3.5 Billion Dollar Reason

Pharmaceutical Companies Offer Pay-for-Delay Deals to Generic Drug Manufacturers Anyone needing prescription medications that are required for an illness or chronic health condition is probably shocked by the high cost of brand-name drugs. To avoid losing massive amounts of profits from new medications, pharmaceutical companies have offered pay-for-delay plans to generic medication manufacturers. The average […]

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Relationships: As Important to Your Health as Exercising and Eating Well

There are some things in life that can improve your health. It’s good to exercise and eat the proper foods, but healthy relationships are needed as well. If you don’t have friends to talk to or don’t have people in your life who will lift you up in a positive manner, then it can lead […]

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The Importance of Expiration Dates

All pharmaceutical drugs are designed to create some type of beneficial effect in the body, whether to alleviate a headache or reduce inflammation. Different drugs are efficient in different ways, but all drugs have specific instructions that dictate when users should take them. Among the guidelines for these drugs are expiration dates, which suggest that […]

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Referring Your Friends Just Got Easier!

In addition to providing users with some of the best medication options available, we offer our customers the chance to join our referral program. Any customer who’s ordered from us previously can refer their friends to join in on the savings by entering their friends’ email addresses at the Refer-a-Friend page. Customers can reach this […]

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12 Months of Giving: Christmas Cheer Board

As part of our 12 Months of Giving resolution, Planet Drugs Direct is fundraising for the Christmas Cheer Board throughout the month of December. The holidays are a popular time for helping those in need, and the Christmas Cheer Board, a community-based organization, was selected as our cause of the month for the incredible contributions […]

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Why Are Pharmaceuticals Cheaper Abroad?

Citizens of the United States often bemoan the costs of healthcare, pointing to the ever-increasing prices of prescription drugs as a prime example of what is wrong with the current system. The truth of the matter is that Americans are not wrong about the seemingly exorbitant expenses associated with prescription drugs; in fact, American consumers […]

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Seven Medication Myths

Most people tend to self-diagnose and self-medicate due to either their financial restraints or a fear of doctors. It often leads to improper use of drugs and further health complications. But, even with prescriptions drugs, patients tend to ignore the recommendations of their doctors. Becoming well educated about the medications will alleviate the possibility of […]

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US Drug Prices – Americans Pay Up To 10 Times More

The International Federation of Health Plans (IFHP) recently released their 2013 Comparative Price Report, which reveals drug costs in the US to be 10 times higher than in other developed countries. Big Pharma in the US generates approximately $250 billion in prescription drug sales per year. This money isn’t made due to an increase of […]

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