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Ask The Pharmacist: Is There A Generic For That?

Medication is getting less expensive thanks to the increased availability of generics.

01/21/2013

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Week Four: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

This week Paul Reyes, Express Scripts Pharmacist, discusses new year’s resolutions, generics and chronic medical conditions.

01/21/2013

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Kim Kardashian’s Weight-Loss Secret

Precommitment is the imposition of penalties today to ensure better tomorrow. Scientists say it works.

01/14/2013

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Week Three: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

This week Dr. Bob Nease, Chief Scientist, discusses Kim Kardashian’s weight-loss secret and more.

01/14/2013

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Easy For You To Say

A recent study shows that people judge things with names that are hard to pronounce as more dangerous.

01/07/2013

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Week Two: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

This week Dr. Bob Nease, Chief Scientist, discusses the intent-behavior gap and our tendency to judge things by their name.

01/07/2013

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A Spoonful Of Sugar For Better Health

Fun Theory is a new strategy in behavioral science. Healthcare experts are seeing big benefits to using it.

12/31/2012

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Week One: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

This week Dr. Bob Nease, Chief Scientist, discusses using fun to accomplish good behavior and explores the effects of prescription non-adherence.

12/28/2012

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Study: Parents With Chronic Pain Likely To Pass It On To Their Children

According to a new study, teenage children of those who suffer from chronic pain are at a higher risk to suffer from chronic pain themselves.

11/23/2012