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Sovaldi and Hepatitis C: The Truth Behind The $1,000 A Day Cure

Sovaldi is a drug manufactured by Gilead Sciences for the treatment of hepatitis C. With a cure rate of roughly 90 percent, it has gained the reputation of being a miracle drug. It also causes side effects in some patients that are significantly more mild than those caused by regimens that involve peginterferon. Since the…

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need To Know

Cervical cancer is a disease that gets talked about often in the media and online. However, a surprising number of women do not know many of the important details about it that could help to save their life. Let’s take a look at the most important things you need to know about this dangerous disease. What…

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Diabetic Foot Care – Dos and Don’ts

More than 185,000 people have amputations in the United States each year. Diabetes patients make up more than half of that number. Diabetes can leave a person vulnerable to foot and toe amputations because of the complications it causes. The condition causes symptoms such as blood flow restriction and loss of feeling. Such symptoms can…

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Top 10 Heart Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Heart disease it the most common cause of death among men and women in the United States. In fact, heart disease kills more people in the United States than all forms of cancer combined. One reason that heart disease can be so deadly is that often people do not notice in time the signs that…

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A Blue Christmas – Taking A Look At Season Depression

Like most living things on planet Earth, people are drawn to sunlight. It warms our skin and it nourishes our plants to grow. We live by a clock that defines the length of our days in light and in darkness. When, however, the balance of our daylight and darkness is affected by the colder seasons…

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Planet Drugs Direct’s 12 Months of Giving!

Have you decided on your New Year’s Resolutions? Perhaps you will decide to donate to those in need. Well, that is exactly what we at Planet Drugs Direct are planning to do as we are going to raise money for 12 different charities, one per month, throughout 2015. You can even help us decide which…

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Planet Drugs Direct Spreading Cheer with the Christmas Cheer Board

Holiday donations provide a variety of items for families who are in need of assistance. Through the Christmas Cheer Board, low-income families and families with financial hardships receive hampers that are filled with food, toys and other goods. Employees from Planet Drugs Direct have provided a substantial amount of support for the holiday drive. The Christmas…

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Seasonal Depression: It’s More Common Than You Think!

Seasonal depression, winter depression or seasonal affective disorder is a form of depression that is more common than most sufferers think it is. Studies have shown that more than 10 million people in the United States suffer from SAD. Seasonal depression differs from other forms of depression because it only occurs during certain parts of…

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HIV/AIDS Prevention for High-Risk Males

Sexual contact with someone who has HIV remains the most common way that HIV/AIDS spreads, and new HIV infections occur most often among high-risk males who are gay or bisexual. The numbers are highest among African-American high-risk men. However, proactive steps can reduce your chances of contracting or spreading the opportunistic virus. Prevention begins with…

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Planning Ahead: Post Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is life-changing. Questions, fears and powerful emotions will flood your head as you realize how much your life will be transformed in the coming months and years. Some of these changes won’t be welcomed, but others can enrich your quality of life and improve your well-being. Although you might…

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