Study Sheds Light on How Tenofovir is Processed in Different Body Tissues


Written by Liz Highleyman; Tenofovir, which is widely used for HIV treatment and prevention, is activated in a tissue-specific manner, being processed by different enzymes in immune cells, the vagina, and the colon, according to a study published in the July 19 advance edition of EBioMedicine. These findings have implications for the effectiveness of…

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Mich’s Monday Mantra “Summer Fun”


Mich’s Monday Mantra is coming to you from Main Beach in Laguna Beach ,California. Our Mantra today is “Summer Fun” Are you enjoying Summer, taking a break and being out there and having Fun Enjoy  

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Mich’s Monday Mantra “Embrace Our Nations Freedom, Embrace Your Freedom”


Today is 4th July and I wanted to share last years July 4th Mich’s Monday Mantra with you “”Embrace Our Nations Freedom, Embrace Your Freedom” So you get Mich’s Monday Mantra on Saturday this week…..HAPPY 4th

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California Legislature Passes AB 627


On June 25, 2015 the California Assembly passed AB 627, a Bill by Assembly member Jimmy Gomez and sponsored by the California Pharmacists Association. The Bill is the “MAC Transparency Bill” and was introduced to establish fair standards for MAC-based pharmacy reimbursement.   AB 627 requires PBMs to update their Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) lists weekly;…

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Mich’s Monday Mantra “Make Your Footprints In The Sand”


Mich’s Monday Mnatra is coming to you from Your Online HIV Pharmacist. We are coming to you from Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii Our Mantra today is “Make Your Footprints In The Sand”. We all leave our footprint and our mark in everything we do, leave yours today- Enjoy

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Overdoses Are Leading Cause of Injury-Related Deaths in California


California Healthline, Thursday, June 18, 2015 Drug overdoses now are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in 36 states, including California, according to a report released Wednesday by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Reuters reports (Kearney, Reuters, 6/17). According to Trust for America’s Health, injuries are the leading cause of…

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DOJ Charges Hundreds for Medicare Fraud Totaling $712M

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California Healthline, Friday, June 19, 2015 Nearly 250 people, including 46 providers, were charged with falsely billing Medicare a total of nearly $712 million, federal officials announced Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reports. U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said it represented the “largest criminal health-care fraud takedown in the history of the Department of Justice”…

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Mich’s Monday Mantra “Pacific Playground”


Mich’s Monday Mantra is coming to you from Your Online HIV Pharmacist at HIV Thrive. Our Mantra today is Pacific Playground. I wanted to share this video with you showing a couple of Gray Whales playing and frolicking off Strands Beach in Dana Point, California. This video depicts the magnificent beings the whales are and…

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Insurers in Calif., Other States Increasingly Considering Mergers


California Healthline, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Large insurers in California and across the U.S. are increasingly looking for merger opportunities as they compete for customers through the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges, as well as Medicaid and Medicare, the Los Angeles Times reports. However, experts say such moves might leave consumers and employers with fewer choices…

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Mich’s Monday Mantra “Ride The Wave”


Mich’s Monday Mantra is coming to you from Your Online HIV Pharmacist at HIV Thrive. Our Mantra for today is “Ride The Wave” coming to you aboard the Dana Pride off the coast of Dana Point, California Enjoy  

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