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Heroes in Our Midst: Linda Young

What makes a hero? In a previous story, Donald Washer finds financial assistance for patients. He does not take “no” for an answer. We believe his actions are heroic. Below is another profile of a Hero in Our Midst: Linda Young. “Nurses may not be angels, but they are the next best thing.” ~anonymous patient “Improving outcomes, one relationship at a time” is Axium Healthcare Read more [...]

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Joins GSK’s BENLYSTA® Specialty Pharmacy Network

Lake Mary, FLA – Axium Healthcare Pharmacy announced today that it has been selected as a specialty pharmacy network provider for GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK’s) lupus drug BENLYSTA® (belimumab). BENLYSTA® is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with active, autoantibody-positive, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who are receiving other standard therapies. BENLYSTA® is a biologic Read more [...]

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Axium Launches New Oncology Management Program for MSHO Members

Lake Mary, FLA – The specialty pharmacy’s role in helping patients, practices and payers to more easily access, support and manage the latest specialty drug therapies is growing at an exponential pace. Axium Healthcare Pharmacy is an example of this fast-growing role, particularly in the oncology therapy space. Axium, a member of the Kroger Company’s family of pharmacies, as well as a corporate Read more [...]

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Health App Intelligence: The Good, the Bad and the Downright Dangerous

How many apps do you have on your smartphone? Did you know that people with smartphones average between 22 and 28 apps on their phones? 20 percent of smartphone users have one or more health apps to help track or manage health conditions. What is a health app? A health app is defined as an application that offers health-related services for smartphones and tablet PCs. Health apps can be Read more [...]

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NEWS UPDATE For People Living With Psoriasis

There’s exciting news for people living with plaque psoriasis. For those who are not familiar with psoriasis, here’s a short primer.   Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, meaning that cells in the body that usually attack viruses and bacteria (cells of the immune system) instead assault cells of the body. Psoriasis affects around 7.5 million Americans, making it the most prevalent Read more [...]

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Big Ideas: The Cancer Card Xchange

Each year, you probably have at least one holiday or birthday gift you’re sure to re-gift. It could be that twentieth “empty book”—you know the lined journal that everyone thinks you have the time and energy to fill that sits unused on your bookshelf. It might also be a gift card to a store, cinema or restaurant that you don’t frequent. It’s amazing to learn that that 40 percent Read more [...]

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3 Little Words

Around 45 % of Americans say they usually make a New Year’s Resolution but only 8% of people are successful in achieving their resolution. New Year’s resolutions just may not be for everyone. An idea that is replacing resolutions for many is choosing three words to live by. That’s right. Three simple words. As one blogger, Phillipa Ramsden, writes, the three words, “fill me with optimism Read more [...]

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But You Don’t Look Sick…

If you have a chronic disease, you’ve probably heard this before. Theatrical training may not be on your resume, but you are an actor: acting like a healthy person when, in fact, you feel awful. In 2010 Christine Miserandino wrote a blog post called The Spoon Theory. In the post, Christine describes trying to help her best friend understand what it really feels like to live with Lupus. She Read more [...]

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Joins the Pfizer Oncology Network

Axium has begun dispensing and supporting key Pfizer oral oncology medications: Sutent®, Inlyta®, Bosulif® and Xalkori®  Lake Mary, FLA – Axium Healthcare Pharmacy announced today that it is now a participating specialty pharmacy in the Pfizer Limited Distribution Oncology Network. Axium, as a member of the network, is authorized to dispense and support Pfizer’s specialty oral oncology Read more [...]

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The Holidays and Eating: Help!

Faced with all the homemade baked goods and massive helpings of turkey, ham or goose, you may be looking toward the holidays with trepidation. Food is everywhere. First, know that you are not alone in your worry. Everyone has been there. How do you cope? Here are some ideas that might make a difference for you during the holidays. If you are heading to a holiday shindig hosted by someone Read more [...]