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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Oct 26, 2004 Selection Time: Health Savings Accounts Are Tempting But Mostly Untested
QUOTE: And what benefits do consumers get? That depends partly on how much money you put into your HSA and how you choose to spend it. But there is an element of luck as well. You're betting that you won't get sick enough to exhaust the account and have to draw on other funds to pay for further care.
Washington Post Aug 13, 2002 Not-So-Fine Print: Patient Drug Leaflets Omit Key Warnings, Other Information
QUOTE: Committee members and experts who testified before the panel used words like "dismal" and "disgraceful" to describe the leaflets, which often contain the only detailed information consumers receive about the risks, benefits and side effects of the prescription drugs they take.
Washington Post Aug 13, 2002 Better Drug Information is At Hand -- If You Know Where to Look
QUOTE: While medical and pharmacy groups and others slug it out over how to improve patient information leaflets, consumers don't have to settle for out-of-date or incomplete drug data.
Washington Post Jun 11, 2002 Sincerely Annoying: Lawmakers, Patients Question Drug Letters
QUOTE: "Patient education" letters from pharmacies that advise consumers to refill a prescription or change to another medication are drawing attacks from drug industry critics who say the letters may undermine patient care, inflate the cost of treatment and violate privacy.
Washington Post May 01, 2001 Why Your Pharmacist Wants to Know About Your Herbs: Some Druggists Can Issue Computer-prompted Warnings About Hazardous Interactions
QUOTE: To help avoid dangerous product interactions, several area pharmacy chains...are asking consumers to fill out profiles detailing all the herbs and drugs they take.
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