Our Blog

Your Weekly Dose of Health January 20, 2017

National News Representative Tom Price, the man President-elect Donald J. Trump has chosen to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, promised on Wednesday to make sure people do not “fall through the cracks” if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, and set a goal to increase the number of people with health insurance.

Medication Safety: How to Avoid Prescription Misuse

Prescription drugs are important in maintaining a healthy quality of life. It is imperative, however, that we understand the potential dangers of improper use and how to avoid these dangers. Misuse of prescribed medications can result in serious health risks and, in more severe cases, misuse can lead to death. There are several precautions you

Your Weekly Dose of Health January 6, 2016

National News: The Senate on Tuesday introduced legislation that sets a time-table for dismantling the Affordable Care Act. They have no plan for what they might replace it with. President-elect Trump tweeted his disapproval of both Democrats and the health law this week. Democrats, meanwhile, composed a letter urging Republicans to slow down their effort

Your Weekly Dose of Health December 30, 2016

** As you may be aware, step therapy, or “fail first” legislation, A.2834D (Titone) / S.3419C (Young), passed the NYS Senate and Assembly in the final week of the Legislative Session. Please take the time to call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 and urge him to sign this legislation into law, as it’s in the best

Your Weekly Dose of Health December 23, 2016

** As you may be aware, step therapy, or “fail first” legislation, A.2834D (Titone) / S.3419C (Young), passed the NYS Senate and Assembly in the final week of the Legislative Session. Please take the time to call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 and urge him to sign this legislation into law, as it’s in the best

Living With Crohn’s & Colitis

In today’s blog post, learn more about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and learn about the medical advancements already made and the biopharmaceutical research currently underway to help patients with these diseases manage their health.

Your Weekly Dose of Health December 16, 2016

** As you may be aware, step therapy, or “fail first” legislation, A.2834D (Titone) / S.3419C (Young), passed the NYS Senate and Assembly in the final week of the Legislative Session. Please take the time to call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 and urge him to sign this legislation into law, as it’s in the best

New Advancements in Autoimmune Diseases Bring Hope

PhRMA recently partnered with the Lupus Foundation of America to release, “Medicines in Development | 2016 Report.” Written with the theme, “From Hope to Cures: Autoimmune Diseases,” it covers just how biopharmaceutical researchers are working to better respond to the hopes and needs of patients with autoimmune diseases.

Your Weekly Dose of Health December 9, 2016

** As you may be aware, step therapy, or “fail first” legislation, A.2834D (Titone) / S.3419C (Young), passed the NYS Senate and Assembly in the final week of the Legislative Session. Please take the time to call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 and urge him to sign this legislation into law, as it’s in the best

Flu Prevention New York Health Works

Seasonal Influenza Prevention

Most doctors offices, many pharmacies, and even grocery stores now have the influenza vaccination available. Here are a few key reasons why you should consider getting your flu shot as soon as possible!