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Pharmaceutical drugs: How to stay unbiased and save patients money

The Everett Clinic made one simple change that is saving patients millions. Source: Pharmaceutical drugs: How to stay unbiased and save patients money | The Seattle Times Read more about generic vs. brand name drugs on the FDA's website. Do more by price comparing medicines on your next grocery trip. Which is more expensive: store branded pain

2017-01-21T13:56:42-05:00

Oklahoma company’s device reduces chance of death caused by blood clots after surgery

Source: Oklahoma company's device reduces chance of death caused by blood clots after surgery | News OK Read more about deep vein thrombosis at the Mayo Clinic's website. You can also read more about Compression Solutions at their website. Do more by researching other major causes of death in the United States. What are the top 5? How do

2017-01-21T13:57:19-05:00

Gilead Sovaldi Case Reveals Patent-Health Fissures In India

NEW DELHI — Are patient groups, health activists and manufacturers of low-cost generic drugs always on the same page? Do India’s generic companies think alike? The short answer: not necessarily. Source: Gilead Sovaldi Case Reveals Patent-Health Fissures In India Read more about the relationships between patents and generic drugs at News Medical. Do more by looking at

2017-01-21T13:57:20-05:00

Employee Wellness Programs Use Carrots and, Increasingly, Sticks – NYTimes.com

Workers at many companies now face stiff financial penalties for refusing to undergo health screenings. Source: Employee Wellness Programs Use Carrots and, Increasingly, Sticks - NYTimes.com Read more about health screenings and their benefits at www.healthfinder.gov Do more by taking a personal mental health screening, if you feel the need, at http://helpyourselfhelpothers.org/ Act Now by clicking the button

2017-01-21T13:57:56-05:00

Balancing act: Poll: Family finance concerns spill over to workplace

In a new poll, 59 percent of people admitted that they regularly dealt with personal financial matters during the workday. How does this affect their focus at the office and their work-life mix? Source: Balancing act: Poll: Family finance concerns spill over to workplace TO DO MORE to improve your financial wellness in the workplace

2017-01-21T13:58:29-05:00

Financial firsts: 7 things first-time investors should consider when saving for retirement

Thinking about investing your money for the future? Here's an explanation of the most basic type of investment and some ideas to keep in mind when looking at investing. Source: Financial firsts: 7 things first-time investors should consider when saving for retirement | Deseret News TO DO MORE to calculate how much you need to

2017-01-21T13:58:31-05:00

Winning War on Poverty Demands Shifting Focus to Fighting Unemployment

In 1964, then-President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war. Not a foreign war to be waged against another country fought with soldiers, tanks and bombs, but a war to be waged at home. The enemy: poverty. The weapons: initiatives intent on improving education, health, skills, jobs and access to economic resources for those stuck in poverty.

2017-01-21T13:58:36-05:00