Evan O'Connor

Author's details

Name: Evan O'Connor
Date registered: August 13, 2014
URL: http://www.needymeds.org

Latest posts

  1. Mental Health Month 2018 — May 23, 2018
  2. Women’s Health Week — May 16, 2018
  3. World Asthma Day & Seasonal Allergies — May 1, 2018
  4. Getting out of the Weeds with Medicinal Cannabis — April 20, 2018
  5. National Volunteer Week — April 18, 2018

Most commented posts

  1. Medication Costs on the Rise — 2 comments
  2. The Importance of Medication Adherence, and How to Ensure Compliance — 2 comments
  3. Introducing $4 Generic Discount Drug Programs — 2 comments
  4. National Men’s Health Week — 2 comments
  5. Introducing GAP: The Generic Assistance Program — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Mental Health Month 2018

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May has been observed as Mental Health Month since 1949 . One in five Americans are affected by a mental health condition in their lifetime—as many as 43.8 million—and everyone is impacted through family or loved ones. A main objective of mental health awareness is to fight the stigma surrounding those living with sometimes serious …

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Women’s Health Week

This past Mother’s Day launched the 19th annual National Women’s Health Week. Led by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, the goal is to empower women to make their health a priority and raise awareness of the steps one can take to improve their health. The Centers for Disease …

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World Asthma Day & Seasonal Allergies

Today is World Asthma Day, and we are in the midst of the time of year many know for seasonal allergies and asthma attack symptoms. Most spring allergies are caused by pollen released by trees, grass, weeds, and other plants and can cause runny nose, itchy eyes, and other uncomfortable symptoms. The rising temperatures can …

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Getting out of the Weeds with Medicinal Cannabis

Cannabis extract, commonly found in early 20th century pharmacies

Medicinal cannabis (aka medical marijuana) is a growing topic in the United States. Today, there are 29 states (plus Washington DC) where cannabis is a legal medical option for patients. Cannabis is mostly prescribed for pain relief but can also be used to treat muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis, chemotherapy-induced nausea, lack of appetite …

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National Volunteer Week

Two of our volunteers, Max & Don

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974, and we at NeedyMeds want to recognize our amazing volunteers that help make our work possible.   Our local volunteers are invaluable! They help us print and mail lists of medications for callers seeking help with several prescriptions (our call center helps with this information over the phone, …

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