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RX Outreach Reaches GuideStar Platinum
RX Outreach today earned the 2018 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress RX Outreach is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.
 
July Medication Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
Virginia Association Lunch Winner
Congratulations to Lloyd Moss Free Clinic in Fredericksburg, VA for winning our free lunch giveaway. Thank you for your quality and professionalism in the Fredericksburg community! To learn more about the Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic visit their website (http://mossfreeclinic.org)
 
June is Men’s Health Month
Healthier men live happier, longer lives.
This June we turn our focus to Men’s Health. Did you know that men are, on average, less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than women? This is partially because men are much less likely to visit a doctor regularly and actively participate in preventative health measures. Visit Men’s Health Resource Center to learn more information how to identify and prevent health risks that could effect you or your loved ones.
 
Texas Association Lunch Winner Congratulations to Shirley Roberts from GRACE Community Clinic in Grapevine, Texas for winning our free lunch giveaway. Thank you for everything you do for your community!
To learn more about Shirley and the GRACE Community Clinic visit their website (http://www.gracegrapevine.org)
 
Shedding Light on Depression
Major depressive disorder, or depression, is a serious mental illness. Depression interferes with your daily life and routine and reduces your quality of life. About 6.7 percent of U.S.adults ages 18 and older have depression. Learn the signs and symptoms of this crippling disorder.
 
May Medication Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
National Women’s Health Week
During National Women’s Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. The 19th annual National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 13, and is celebrated through May 19, 2018. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health leads National Women’s Health Week to encourage all women to be as healthy as possible.
 
2018 GO! St. Louis Walk/Run
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year’s GO! St. Louis 5K Walk/Run!
 
Pain and Alcohol
People have used alcohol to relieve pain since ancient times. Laboratory studies confirm that alcohol does indeed reduce pain in humans and in animals. Moreover, recent research suggests that as many as 28 percent of people experiencing chronic pain turn to alcohol to alleviate their suffering. Despite this, using alcohol to alleviate pain places people at risk for a number of harmful health consequences.
 
Fabulous Fiber
Fiber is the undigested carbohydrate found in plant foods, and an essential component of a healthy diet. Though fiber is not readily digested like other foods, it provides a host of benefits: it helps us maintain regular bodily elimination; helps protect our bodies against chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes; can help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol; and can make us feel fuller longer.
 
AHA Healthy Diet
Discover the heart healthy choices that the American Heart Association recommends to guide you and to share with others.
 
Salt, Blood Pressure, & Your Health
Dozens of studies, in both animals and people, have shown that a higher salt intake raises blood pressure. Reducing salt intake, on the other hand, lowers blood pressure.  Learn the steps to reducing salt in your diet.
 
March Medication Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
It’s Flu Season
Learn a few basic way to help protect you and others from the flu.
 
Nutrition in Every Handful
Tree nuts are a great source of nutrition, but do you know how many of each nut equals a portion?
 
January Medication Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
Time to Get Real about Diabetes Prevention!
Small steps can lead to big rewards for those who are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Take control of your health with these small steps.
 
The Innovation and Continuity in Care Grant Program Winners Have Been Announced
Over 200 applicants entered for the first year of the Innovation and Continuity in Care Grant Program — see who won!
 
Rx Outreach Healthy Transitions Program
In 2016, Healthy Transitions provided more than 1,200 free prescriptions to more than 470 people leaving correctional facilities. Learn all about our program and how we’re helping fill the “medication gap”.
 
Diabetes: Type 2
November is National Diabetes Month! Read about why type two diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate and what you can do to prevent and how to manage the disease.
 
The Facts About Supplements
For cancer prevention, don’t rely on dietary supplements. Aim to meet nutritional needs through diet alone.
 
Breast Cancer Fact Sheet
Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Take a look through some breast cancer facts to see if you are at risk of breast cancer and what symptoms to be aware of.
 
September Medication Update
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
2016 Annual Report
Because of the help and support of generous donors, those served in 2016 were able to save $98,000,000 in medication costs. We invite you to take a look through our 2016 Annual Report to see how generosity has helped us achieve our mission of “providing affordable medications for people in need.”
 
Sketches from Outside the Margins
Over four days in October of 2016, nearly 4,500 people received free medical, dental, and vision care at Seattle/King County Clinic. They waited in line for long hours, even overnight, for the range of services offered at this volunteer-run healthcare event held in KeyArena at Seattle Center.During those four days, artists roamed the giant pop-up Clinic, talking to patients who so generously shared their stories with them and used their creative artistry to document them through comics.
 
June Medication Update
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
Men’s Cancer and Good Health Cheat Sheet
Gents — do you know the best age to get screened for cancer?
 
May Medication Update
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
Give STL Day
Join in helping our local community on May 11!
 
Save the Date!
Our annual Ultimate Fan Experience with the St. Louis Cardinals is coming soon — get registered today!
 
April Medications Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
2017 GO! St. Louis 5K Walk/Run
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year’s GO! St. Louis 5K Walk/Run!
 
Do You Know Your Sugar Facts?
We know that consuming some sugar is good for you, but do you know all of your sugary facts to help you lead a healthier life?
 
Diabetes Alert Day
March 28th is Diabetes Alert Day — take a free test now to learn if you are at risk for type 2 diabetes.
 
Make Healthy Shopping Easier
Download and print this handy guide to help make it easier to choose the right healthy food for you and your family.
 
Eat Right: Smart Snacking for Adults and Teens
Snack the right and healthy way with these delicious tips!
 
Fruits and Vegetables, for More Fiber
Looking to add more fiber to your diet? We have all the tips right here.
 
February Medications Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
Thank You Washington University EMBA 46 Class
Rx Outreach was fortunate to have the highly talented EMBA 46 class from Washington University strategize to help us be able to provide affordable medications for future generations.
 
Diabetes — the Myths and Facts
Education is knowledge! Know the myths and facts of diabetes to help prevent and manage the disease.
 
November is American Diabetes Month
Know the myths and facts of diabetes to help prevent and manage the disease.
 
Talking With Your Doctor
Make the most out of your next doctor’s appointment.
 
November Medications Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
October Medications Updates
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
We Have Epinephrine Auto Injectors
Epinephrine Auto Injectors are available in both strengths at our everyday low price.
 
Thank You To our 2016 Cocktails on the Track Sponsors!
This year’s Cocktails on the Track was a huge success!
 
GuideStar Platinum Member
Rx Outreach has been awarded Platinum Member status by GuideStar!
 
Medication Update — September 2016
Our mission continues… to provide affordable medication for people in need.
 
Thank You, Taro!
In a recent article from Taro’s InPharmation News, in 2015, Taro U.S.A. launched a Patient Assistance Program through Rx Outreach.
 
Cocktails on the Track 2016
Come join Rx Outreach once again for a day at Busch Stadium on September 16 for Cocktails on the Track!
 
Announcing the 2016 Class of Diverse Business Leaders
August 28, 2016 – Our own Darryl Munden is part of this year’s Class of Diverse Business Leaders.
 
The NAFC and Rx Outreach Partner to Reduce Medication Prices and Increase Access for the Underserved
May 11, 2016 – Access to affordable medications continues to be a major issue facing the medically underserved.
 
2015 Cocktails on the Track
Take a look at some images from our 2015 Cocktails on the Track Event!
 
King vs. Burwell Still Leaves Millions Struggling to Find Affordable Medication.
June 25, 2015 – Millions of Americans Impacted by the Lack of Access to Affordable Health Medication