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Rise and shine, another busy day is on the way. So busy, in fact, that we were up long before the early bird. Such work habits are invigorating, though, yes? This calls for another cup of stimulation — we have moved on to Southern Pecan for those keeping track — and invite you to join us. Holidays may be looming, but there is much to be done. So time to get cracking. On that note, here are your tidbits. Have a productive day and do stay in touch …

As drug prices have accelerated in recent years, tens of millions of generally law-abiding Americans have in turn committed an illegal act: They have purchased prescriptions outside the US and imported them, Kaiser Health News informs us. A recent poll found that 8 percent of respondents said they or someone in their household had imported a drug at some point, a figure that would translate to about 19 million adults in the US.

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