SOURCE: IG Living Magazine

IG Living Magazine

October 05, 2010 09:00 ET

IG Living! Magazine Wins National Health Information Award

TEMECULA, CA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) - IG Living! magazine was recently awarded two bronze medals in the 17th annual National Health Information Awards. The program, coordinated by the Health Information Resource Center, recognizes the nation's best consumer health information programs and materials.

IG Living was listed under the Patient Education Information classification, and received one award for its August-September 2009 issue, and one for an article entitled Exercise and Immune Disease that ran in the magazine's April-May 2009 issue.

"It's an honor to be acknowledged for our work in the IG community, and we are very excited to be recognized among so many other outstanding publications," says Editor-in-Chief Ronale Tucker Rhodes.

As the only magazine dedicated to patients who use immune globulin (IG) products and their care providers, IG Living has long been a definitive source of information and inspiration to those in the IG community. Published by FFF Enterprises, Inc., the nation's most trusted distributor of biopharmaceuticals, IG Living is now in its fifth year of publication and continues to find new and innovative ways to reach its rapidly expanding audience. The magazine's online presence provides an expanded platform for connecting readers with the content they seek, and includes a content-rich website, a popular weekly blog and a rapidly growing Facebook page.

"Our mission is to support the IG community through education, communication and advocacy," says IG Living Publisher Patrick M. Schmidt, founder and chief executive officer of FFF Enterprises, Inc. "Our subscribers rely on IG Living's content for timely information about their medication, treatments, reimbursement issues and lifestyle concerns."

IG Living reaches nearly 30,000 readers every two months, including more than 19,000 physicians, nurses, case managers and other healthcare professionals involved in treating patients with IG products. For more information or to subscribe, visit

About IG Living

IG Living is the only magazine dedicated to patients who use immune globulin products and to their care providers. IG Living launched its first bimonthly issue in February-March 2006, with an initial distribution of 25,000 -- direct to patients and their physicians' offices. Regular features include such topics as product and manufacturer news, resources for healthy living, immune globulin treatment options, reimbursement and clinical trials. IG Living is published by FFF Enterprises, Inc.

About FFF Enterprises, Inc.

FFF Enterprises is the largest and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines and other biopharmaceuticals in the U.S. Founded in 1988, FFF is now in its 23rd year with more than a billion dollars in annual sales and a flawless safety track record. FFF has taken a leadership position in regards to supply chain safety and innovation, setting new standards and pioneering industry firsts. FFF's commitment to Guaranteed Channel Integrity™ ensures that products are purchased only from the manufacturer and shipped only to healthcare providers, with additional steps taken to safely store, handle and ship products to ensure patient safety is never compromised. FFF's proprietary systems, Verified Electronic Pedigree™ and Lot-Track™, provide verification of this secure channel, and FFF's MyFluVaccine ( and VaxAmerica ( are revolutionary vaccination programs that have added a new level of safety, convenience and reliability to both healthcare providers and consumers.

Contact Information

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