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Pregnant woman got no information on drug linked to birth defects

Department of Health officials are to contact the State drugs regulator about the failure of pharmacies to provide full information on drugs they are dispensing which have potentially life-altering side-effects. Minister for Health Simon Harris said his officials would contact the Health Products

Californians will get more information on what’s driving prescription drug prices under law signed by governor

  A pharmacy technician fills a prescription in Sacramento. A law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Monday aims to increase disclosure on drug prices. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press) Gov. Jerry Brown approved a measure Monday to increase disclosure on prescription drug prices, the

Nova Scotia drug information system tracks all drugs a patient receives

All pharmacies in the province are now using the Nova Scotia Drug Information System (DIS) to record all medicines purchased through prescriptions and over the counter and it may help reduce drug reactions and prescription drug abuse. “The system was introduced