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  • Online Drug Prescription Sites For Consumers
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    Is Consumer Health and Safety in Jeopardy With the implementation of Self-Prescription Drug Internet Sites Amanda C. Feigner GUS 72-001: Urban Affairs-Consumers In the Marketplace: Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities. Prof. John E. Kelly, J.D. April 17, 2000 The expeditious augmentation of consumer product transactions taking place on the Internet have developed new risk for the public's health and safety, especially with the rise of online self-prescription drug sites. Online Pharmacies have...
  • Drug In The Pharmacies In Tijuana
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    U.S. Scourge Spreads South of The Border A Written Final Project Presented to Professor Larry Herzog San Diego State University MAS 355 The U.S. Mexico International Border by Leo P. Dano Jr. December 02, 1996 In a recent newspaper article written in the San Diego Union Tribune called "U.S. Scourge Spreads South". A very disturbing fact was opening drug doors just south of our own community, which is why I chose to do an in depth study of the easiness of drug purchase in our southern neighbor. I...
  • Drugs To Dampen The Effects Of Pain
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    Oxycontin: A Painkiller, or a Pill that Kills? To most people, pain is a nuisance. But to others, pain controls their life. The feeling discomforts us in ways that can sometimes seem almost imaginable. These feelings can lead to many different side effects if not dealt with or diagnosed. These effects can include depression, anxiety, and incredible amounts of stress. The truth about pain is that it is vital to our existence. Without the nervous system responding to pain, we would have no idea if...
  • Democrat Betty McCollum And Republican Linda Runbeck
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    MINNESOTA'S 4 TH U.S. HOUSE ELECTION There are three candidates running for Minnesota's 4th U.S. House; Democrat, Betty McCollum; Republican, Linda Runbeck; and Independent, Tom Foley. The issues at hand are; Healthcare, prescription drugs, and education. Betty McCollum graduated with a B.S. degree out of Catherine College. She taught grade school and was a sales manager for twenty- five years up until her political career began in 1986. She served on St. Paul's City Council from 1986 through 19...
  • Prescription Drugs Prices
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    Getting Out of Reach Prescription drug prices are rising much faster than the rate of general consumer inflation. The most heavily affected are those who can least afford it, like older Americans living on fixed incomes, and the working poor with inadequate or no health insurance. The rise in drug prices is causing the public to ask why. The reasons include the immense research costs, consumer advertising and the growth of managed care. The continue rise in prescription drugs costs has touched o...
  • Side To The Advertising Of Pharmaceutical Drugs
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    The age of advertising today is not what it used to be years ago. Pharmaceutical companies are spending on average billions of dollars to market their drugs directly to the consumers. With this comes a potential harm to some consumers due to the fact that they feel like they are free to ask for anything that may stop the symptoms they have. Should the FDA take a stand in putting a stop to how certain drugs are marketed, or just continue to let it get out of control? Who should be able to control...
  • Affordable Health Care
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    John Kerry says that he will try to get a stronger affordable healthcare. Over the last three years family premiums increased more than three thousand five hundred and twelve as well as prescription drugs. They have grown four times more and quicker than ever. Now that shows that Kerry will try to improve these high price increases. These costs have hurt our economy. And we do deserve a President that will not make these American family's become broke. That is pretty much what Bush was doing for...
  • Lower Prices For Prescription Drugs
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    In America, it has become a battle to earn a high paying job to cope with the expenses of a typical American. It has become even more of a battle for some people to afford medical prescriptions to keep healthy. Health becomes a crucial issue when discussed among people. No matter what, at one point or another, everyone is going to stand as a victim of the pharmaceutical industry. The bottom line is Americans are paying excessive amounts of money for medical prescriptions. Health-Care spending in...
  • Number Of Oxycontin Abusers
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    Originally, the abuse of OxyContin has started in Maine and Virginia, and spread to Kentucky, West Virginia, and even Ohio. Abusers can ingest OxyContin in many different ways. They can chew and swallow the tablets, in order to release all that it contains. They can crush the tablets, because crushed tablets can be easily dissolved in water and the received solution intravenously injected. It is also possible even to snort crushed powder. Using all these methods abusers receive a high dose of al...
  • Need For Prescription Medications
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    The rapid growth in spending on prescription drugs has pushed up health insurance premiums for individuals and families, has contributed to increases in the cost of health benefits provided by employers, and has driven up the cost of Medicaid, the joint federal and state program for people on low incomes. Proper healthcare is not available to a person with a low-income level. According to a 1998 survey by the Wall Street Journal, 80 percent of retirees use a prescription drug every day, and the ...
  • Cover Patients For Prescription Drug Costs
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    Reed, Stephen Writing 39 C Austin May 16, 2003 Is there a need for Medicare Reform? The Medicare program is facing a serious crisis because it does not adequately cover patients for prescription drug costs, preventative health care and hospital stays. Without something being done to correctly address this issue, many elderly Americans will suffer higher premiums while their quality of care will diminish. There has been some discussion concerning the current problem. In President Bush's speech on...
  • Prescription Drug Addiction
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    Prescription drugs are just as addictive as illegal drugs and are easier to acquire. The only difference is that if you have health insurance, you are only paying a co-payment for your medication and not the street price for it. The more you use a prescription drug the more of a tolerance your body builds up to it, thus leading to an increase in dosage and a possible addiction. There are many prescription drugs available today and some classes of drugs are more abused than others such as opioids...
  • Average Price Of A Prescription Drug
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    According to PIRG. org, Americans on average pay 102% more for prescription drugs than people in Mexico. Americans are paying too much for prescription drugs. For a long time, money matters have been a matter of life and death. When people are forced to make decisions between buying their prescription drugs and paying bills, free market capitalism has gone too far. The practice of Americans being expected to put up with astronomical drug prices, forced to go to other countries for lower prices, ...

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