Category Archives for "West Glen"

Interview with Lorie Marrero, national spokesperson for Goodwill® and ambassador of the Donate Movement

Recently, I was invited to interview Lorie Marrero, national spokesperson for Goodwill® and ambassador of the Donate Movement. Lorie, what are the most ‘sought after’ donations? Goodwill agencies are autonomously operated in each local area so this answer may be different in various locations.  But in general, donations of t-shirts and denim are considered valuable, […]

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Easter Seals: free online tool helps you track your child’s development

Are you aware of the free online screening tool provided by Easter Seals as a way to track your child’s development? A message from the Easter Seals organization: The first five years of a child’s life are an intensive developmental period. By age five, most children are walking and talking, but are you aware of […]

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What is Marfan Syndrome? Find out who is at risk.

Read the interview below, featuring Dr. Braverman of the National Marfan Foundation (NMF). Can you tell us more about Marfan Syndrome? What is it? Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that is due to a change in the gene called FBN1, which leads to an abnormality in the protein fibrillin-1. Because […]

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Pharmacy Benefit Managers: Learn more about PBMs, scams and more

Recently, I was invited by West Glen to interview the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO, B. Douglas Hoey. The topic: Pharmacy Benefit Managers. Please read below to learn more. What exactly are “Pharmacy Benefit Managers?” Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM) are secretive, largely unregulated corporate drug middleman. They act as an intermediary between the health […]

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Learn about Multiple Myeloma (cancer in the blood)

The following information is being shared with you on behalf of West Glen and The Mount Sinai Medical Center.* Multiple Myeloma is a cancer in the blood that affects the lives of many throughout the United States. The Mount Sinai Medical Center would like to tell you about “Leadership To Cure,” aimed at providing the […]

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Fake Internet pharmacies selling dangerous counterfeit drugs (what you need to know)

*Posted by request The following information is being shared with you on behalf of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Foundation and their AWARxE Consumer Protection Program. They hope to inform our readers of the growing amount of fake Internet pharmacies that are selling dangerous counterfeit drugs. What you may not know, is that […]

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