April 23rd, 2011
With the rising cost of prescription medications in the United States, many people are turning to the neighbor to our South for their prescription needs. There has been an incredible debate over rather the drugs from Canada are safe for Americans. The FDA has made several statements against purchasing drugs in Canada, but their reasons have been incredibly limited.
Rod Blagojevich, an Illinois governor had proposed legislation that would have given state employees the ability to obtain inexpensive prescriptions from Canadian sources. During the research for the legislation, which eventually failed, there was much debate Read the rest of this entry »
April 11th, 2011
The Food and Drug Administration, also known as the FDA, is necessary for the protection of public health. This agency assures the security, safety and efficiency of both veterinary and human drugs. They are the agency in control of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics and cosmetic testing, medical devices, and products such as biological products and such products that emit radiation. One may more commonly know of the FDA for their role in protecting the public’s’ health by educating on healthy food choices, ensuring the safety of widely prescribed medications, attempting to reduce smoking Read the rest of this entry »