Archive September 2012

FDA warns of fake online pharmacies [Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla.]

Sep30

Sept. 29SEBRING The U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a national campaign Friday to raise awareness among consumers of the dangers of buying prescription medicines from fake online pharmacies.The new program is called BeSafeRx."Our goal is to increase awareness," FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg told The Associated Press, "not to scare people away from online […]

J.D. Power U.S. Pharmacy Study: Customer Satisfaction with Mail- Order Pharmacies Trails Satisfaction with Brick and Mortar Pharmacies [Health & Beauty Close

Sep30

Satisfaction among customers using mail-order pharmacies to fill their prescriptions continues to decline, falling significantly below customer satisfaction with brick-and-mortar pharmacies, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Pharmacy Study released recently.According to the study, overall satisfaction with mail-order pharmacies averages 792 (on a 1,000-point scale) in 2012, which is 22 points below […]

FDA issues warning about online pharmacies [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]

Sep29

The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them.The agency on Friday launched a national campaign, called BeSafeRx, to alert the public to the danger, amid evidence that more people are shopping for their medicine online, […]

FDA Campaign Aims to Protect Consumers from the Risks of Fake Online Pharmacies

Sep28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Food and Drug Administration issued the following news release:The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today launched a national campaign to raise public awareness about the prevalence of fraudulent Internet pharmacies, which can be dangerous to patient health, and to help consumers make safe purchases.BeSafeRx […]

Viagra-24.Blogspot.com Offers Clients Safe Purchasing Power

Sep28

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2012Viagra-24.Blogspot.com is a leading online pharmacy that sells over the counter and prescription drugs for clients around the globe. The products are sold to the public at a low rate and includes cheap Viagra. Generic products keep the costs lower and still provides the same medical value. Generic Viagra […]

News Summary: FDA warns about online pharmacies

Sep28

BUYER BEWARE: The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them.RISKY BUSINESS: Besides selling fake drugs, online pharmacies can potentially infect computers with viruses, sell personal and financial information to other rogue websites and Internet scammers, […]

AP Business NewsBrief at 8:38 a.m. EDT

Sep28

US consumer spending rose 0.5 percent in AugustWASHINGTON (AP) – Americans boosted spending in August even though their income barely grew. But much of the increase went to pay higher gas prices, a sign they may have to cut back elsewhere in coming months. The Commerce Department says consumer spending rose 0.5 percent in August […]

AP Business NewsBrief at 8:37 a.m. EDT

Sep28

FDA warning public of risks of online pharmaciesThe Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them. The agency on Friday launched a national campaign, called BeSafeRx, to alert the public to the danger, amid evidence that […]

AP Business NewsBrief at 8:12 a.m. EDT

Sep28

FDA warning public of risks of online pharmaciesThe Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them. The agency on Friday launched a national campaign, called BeSafeRx, to alert the public to the danger, amid evidence that […]

AP Business NewsBrief at 8:01 a.m. EDT

Sep28

FDA warning public of risks of online pharmaciesThe Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. consumers that the vast majority of Internet pharmacies are fraudulent and likely are selling counterfeit drugs that could harm them. The agency on Friday launched a national campaign, called BeSafeRx, to alert the public to the danger, amid evidence that […]