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yourPharmacy.com Signs with Time Inc. New Media

yourPharmacy.com Inc., a new online pharmacy and consumer drug and healthcare information operation, signed a sponsor deal with Time Inc. New Media.

yourPharmacy.com will be the exclusive online pharmacy sponsor for Time Inc. New Media health sites including "Ask Dr. Weil", "Bernie Siegel, MD", "Dr. Ruth Westheimer" and other as yet unannounced health-oriented sites.

Financial arrangements were not disclosed. yourPharmacy, already open to a select group of clients and opening officially to the public later this month, offers thousands of prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, herbs and health and beauty aids.

The company says it has relationships with thousands of prescription insurance providers, including major employers, managed care organizations and third-party administrators.

yourPharmacy's sister site, DrugDigest.org provides non-commercial, evidence-based information on a wide variety of drugs, vitamins and herbs, as well as the latest information on treatments and management of chronic medical conditions.

"We're very pleased about this relationship. The loyal and active consumer audiences of Time Inc. New Media's health sites will now have the opportunity to fill their drug prescriptions online at yourPharmacy in a safe, secure environment," said Steven Petrow, executive editor at Time Inc. New Media.

yourPharmacy.com is a subsidiary of Express Scripts Inc., an independent pharmacy benefit management company, serving thousands of clients throughout North America and managing more than $10 billion in annual drug spending.