Check Up Archive: April, 2013

Knowing reason for each Rx helps prevent errors

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It’s not uncommon for us to hear from consumers who’ve been given the wrong medication at their pharmacy. Sometimes patients can... Read more

Pharma's informative week that was

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Some weeks it seems as if random events can inadvertently array themselves to reveal the pharmaceutical industry's fundamentals the way a stormy... Read more

My husband said he experienced pain in his penis when he ejaculated the other night during sex. When should he go see a doctor about it?

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My husband said he experienced pain in his penis when he ejaculated the other night during sex. What are some possible explanations? When should... Read more

Pharmacies with in-store clinics shouldn’t control which drugs are prescribed

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When you think of Walgreens or CVS you probably have a drugstore in mind. But more and more, as people seek easier and less costly access to... Read more

What’s the purpose of GSK’s Open Office?

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GlaxoSmithKline claims the "open plan" for its new office building near the naval shipyard creates "flexible and transparent spaces" that will... Read more

I've never had an orgasm before. Is this normal?

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I've never had an orgasm before. Is this normal? Samantha Plasner, DO, a family practitioner at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County... Read more

The un-free market for prescription drugs

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To no one's surprise a large, multinational study published this month concluded that the per capita price for branded drugs in the US is as... Read more

People taking their pet’s medicine?

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Most people consider their pets as part of the family. But just like you wouldn’t want to take another family member’s medicines... Read more