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Supporting Your Breast Cancer Treatment Plan With Quality Nutrition

Breast Cancer Support with Nutrition

Receiving news of a breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating. We as a society have made great strides in the early identification and treatment of breast cancer, but many uncertainties remain that persist through the process. Some of the most common questions that people have following a breast cancer diagnosis include: What stage is the […]

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Learning That Your Lung Cancer Is “Inoperable”

Learning Your Lung Cancer is Inoperable

A diagnosis of any type of cancer can be devastating, but learning that your lung cancer is inoperable can make the situation seem hopeless. During the course of testing, diagnosis, and grading of cancer, you will likely encounter terminology you do not understand. Knowing your options and how to proceed following a diagnosis of an […]

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Are The Measles Truly Back To Stay?

Are The Measles Truly Back To Stay?

Measles is one of the most contagious diseases ever studied – in fact, as many as nine out of every ten unvaccinated people who are exposed to the measles virus will contract it. Although the CDC officially declared the disease “eliminated” in 2000 due to record low numbers and thorough vaccination, the number of cases […]

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Generic EpiPen Availability: How to Get the FDA-Approved Generic Epinephrine Shot

Generic Epinephrine Shot Availability - Compounding Pharmacy Of America

In August, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new generic version of EpiPen, an epinephrine injector used to treat acute allergic reactions. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA is behind the new generic epinephrine injector and successfully developed two versions in 3 and 15 milligram strengths. The Need for Immediate Allergic Reaction Treatment Millions […]

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Compounding Pharmacy Shipping to Washington State

Compounding Pharmacy Services in Washington

Do you live in the state of Washington, and have you been looking for customized medication solutions? For instance, does the dose of your medication seem inadequate, or do you hate the way you have to take the medication, such as the taste? The Compounding Pharmacy of America offers you a number of options to […]

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How Tennessee Counties Ranked for Health and Healthcare in 2017

Health Behaviors in Tennessee 2017 - Compounding Pharmacy Of America

While we know a variety of factors are instrumental in assuring good health, not every area in Tennessee has equal access to the opportunities that promote healthy options and assure optimal health levels. As awareness increases throughout the state, so does the likelihood of communities coming together to strategize and promote the reduction of statewide […]

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The Rising Cost of Medication and Why Compounding Makes More Sense

Compounding Medications Put the Power of Health Care in Your Hands

You never know what brings people to try a compounding pharmacy, but it usually involves their quest for truth.  One of our patients, Eva, is a case in point. Her story will probably feel familiar to you because in a way, we all live this. You see, what your insurance company doesn’t want you to […]

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Common Medications Prescribed for Tourette’s Syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome

A person with Tourette Syndrome (TS) can have trouble with involuntary muscle, phonic, and behavioral outbursts. Controlling these symptoms is achievable with help from the right prescription drugs. These prescriptions can be life-changing for children with TS who may otherwise struggle in school, work, or social situations. Yet parents sometimes have difficulty getting their children […]

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EpiPen Price Gouging

For years, the EpiPen has been the go-to emergency device for preventing anaphylactic deaths. These easy-to-use tools cost less than $100 for a set of two in 2007 when Mylan acquired the rights to EpiPen, and Heather Bresch assumed the role of chief executive officer. Since that time, Bresch has enjoyed a nearly 700% salary […]

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New Training Program For Pharmacists Targeting U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Training Program For Pharmacists Targeting U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Though drug addiction has been a constant problem, the United States has recently faced an epidemic of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse. Opioid overdoses totaled over 28,600 in 2014, 19,000 of which were due to prescription opioid painkillers; the rest were due to heroin use. Many individuals become addicted to the opioids they have been […]

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