Meet Chris Riley

Owner, entrepreneur, and health enthusiast.

Chris is one of the Co-Founders of Pharmacists.org.

 

Meet Chris Riley

Owner, entrepreneur, and health enthusiast.

Chris is one of the Co-Founders of Pharmacists.org.

An entrepreneur at heart, Chris has been building and writing in consumer health for over 11 years.

In addition to Pharmacists.org, Chris and his Acme Health LLC Brand Team own and operate Diabetic.org, PregnancyResource.org, Multivitamin.org, and the USA Rx Pharmacy Discount Card powered by Pharmacists.org.

Chris has a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation and is a proud member of the American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA), the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), the Council of Science Editors, the Author’s Guild, and the Editorial Freelance Association (EFA).

Medical Writer, Reviewer, and Researcher

☝️☝️Over 1,000+ medical, health, and wellness articles and product reviews written in the last 11 years. 

The Origin of Acme Health, USA Rx, and Pharmacists.org

Acme Health was officially created in early 2021, however, has been a collection of consumer health media properties for 10+ years. Acme Health was incorporated in San Juan, Puerto Rico when USA Rx was acquired by Acme Health. The USA Rx brand still lives within Pharmacists.org, which was created in late 2022 to become a trusted consumer resource for prescription medication.

Our mission at Acme Health is to continue to build resources and brands that deliver trustworthy and accurate health information and products to consumers and businesses.

Our initial portfolio contains several disruptive brands and products in the digital health space.

Our growing team of healthcare experts work everyday to create accurate and informative health content in addition to the keeping you up to date on the latest news and research.

10+ Years of Building in Consumer Health Media and Health Tech

Chris had built and grown USARx.com, a Free Pharmacy Discount Card & Pharmacy Marketplace, since 2012.

With over 300,000 members, USA Rx was able to save consumers at the pharmacy tens of millions of dollars.

Through USA Rx, Chris learned and experienced first hand the pharmacy and prescription ecosystem in the U.S.

Chris Riley's Certifications, Memberships and Associations

American Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA)

The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is the resource for professional medical communicators, promoting excellence in medical communication and providing educational resources in support of that goal. Founded in 1940, AMWA is the leading professional organization for writers, editors, and other communicators of medical information. AMWA’s mission is to promote excellence in medical communication and to provide educational resources in support of that goal.

International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP)

ISMPP’s membership has grown to more 2,200+ with representation from all stakeholders involved in the publication of medical research, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device companies, medical publication and communication agencies, medical journal publishers and editors, and professional medical writers.

National Association of Science Writers (NASW)

The National Association of Science Writers is a community of journalists, authors, editors, producers, public information officers, students and people who write and produce material intended to inform the public about science, health, engineering, and technology. NASW promotes the professional interests of science writers nationally and globally, plays an active role in supporting efforts to ensure writers are paid for their work, and advocates for copyright protections for writers.

Council of Science Editors

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) is an international membership organization for editorial professionals publishing in the sciences. Our purpose is to serve over 800 members in the scientific, scientific publishing, and information science communities by fostering networking, education, discussion, and exchange. Our aim is to be an authoritative resource on current and emerging issues in the communication of scientific information.

Author’s Guild

The Authors Guild is the nation’s oldest and largest professional organization for published writers. Since our founding, we have served as the collective voice of American authors, and have long supported the rich and diverse literary culture of our country. Our members include novelists in all genres and categories, nonfiction writers, journalists, historians, poets, and translators. The Guild welcomes traditionally-published authors as well as self-published, independent authors.

Editorial Freelance Association (EFA)

The EFA is a national not-for-profit —501(c)6— organization, headquartered in New York City, run almost entirely by member volunteers, all of whom are also freelancers. The Board of Governors oversees the EFA’s operations and keeps the membership informed of developments within the association. The EFA’s members, experienced in a wide range of professional skills, live and work all across the United States and in other countries.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

The CFA Institute is a global, not-for-profit professional organization that provides investment professionals with finance education. The institute aims to promote standards in ethics, education, and professional excellence in the global investment services industry.

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Articles by Chris Riley

Medical articles authored by Chris Riley.

Vaccine Passports

We’ve surveyed over 1,000 people to get their takes on this latest political controversy surrounding the pandemic. Respondents were asked if they were for or against the concept of vaccine passports; reflected on some ethical issues that might arise when they are rolled out; and discussed reasons why they may or may not get vaccinated in general. We’ve used variables such as age and political affiliation to help flesh out and expand on the findings. Read on to find out more!

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Perceptions of Marijuana and Psychedelics

Let’s take a closer look at how many Americans report using different drugs (including marijuana, LSD, ketamine, and PCP); which drugs they support either recreational and/or therapeutic use of; how important medical research is to their opinions; and how many believe marijuana is a better treatment option than other medications.

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Reviews by Chris Riley

Medical Brand Reviews authored by Chris Riley.

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Picnic Allergy Review: Does This Personalized Treatment Work?

Picnic is a telehealth company that provides personalized treatment for allergy relief, but do they actually work? We hope to provide you with an honest review. 


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Keeps Review: Does This Hair Loss Treatment Actually Work?

The telehealth provider Keeps offers clinically proven FDA-approved hair-loss treatment for men. In this review, we discuss the company’s biggest strengths, as well as a few of their weaknesses, to help you decide if Keeps is worth your money.

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Hims Hair Loss Review: Is it Legit?

The Hims Total Hair Package contains clinically proven components that are effective at stopping hair loss and promoting hair growth, including saw palmetto thickening shampoo, minoxidil 5% solution, and biotin gummies.


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BlueChew vs Roman: Which is Better?

BlueChew and Roman both men’s health brands that offer erectile dysfunction treatments and ED pills. BlueChew products are typically less expensive, but fewer options are available, while Roman has a more diverse product offering but may be more expensive.

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Shapiro MD Review: Does Their Hair Loss Treatment Work?

Shapiro MD uses natural DHT blockers in its shampoos, conditioners, and topical treatments, which may help stop hair loss and promote hair regrowth in both men and women suffering from hair loss.


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Rex Md ED Review: What To Know Before You Sign Up

REX MD is a telehealth company that wants to reimagine the world of men’s healthcare. According to their site, they’re aiming to improve the broken culture of traditional healthcare by providing fast, discreet, and affordable treatment options for men. Let’s dig in – welcome to the Rex MD ED Review.


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Joymode Review: Is Their Men’s Testosterone Booster Supplement Worth It?

Their two standout products include Men’s Testosterone Support Complex and Sexual Performance Booster. But, in a supplement world full of overpromises, where does Joymode fit? Are their men’s testosterone booster supplements really worth it?


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Geologie Review: Does This Personalized Men’s Skincare Work?

Geologie offers personalized skin care products tailored to each male customer they have. The personal touch is certainly nice, but do their products really work?


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Fellow Fertility Review: Are These At-Home Fertility Tests Legit?

Fellow Fertility offers at-home test kits for men seeking to start their fertility journey; but are they legit? In this article, we provide an honest review.


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Performer 8 Review: Are These ED Supplements Effective?

Performer 8s all-natural ingredients seek to help men restore sexual confidence in the bedroom; but is it actually effective? Stick around for an honest review.


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Hers Skincare Review: Do Their Prescription Creams Work? 

Hers offers prescription skin care creams for women, one for acne and one for anti-aging. Thankfully, our honest review answers the question; do they actually work?


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Hers Hair Review: Are Their Hair Loss Products Effective?

Hers is one telemedicine company looking to provide women with a solution for hair loss. The products found in their Hers Complete Hair Kit look to do just that, from hair regrowth to hair strengthening. 

But are their products effective? Do these products actually work? This review contains everything you need to know to answer these questions.


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Goop Review: What You Need To Know Before You Buy

Goop is a lifestyle company seeking to make a splash in the e-commerce retail market with its wellness products. We tell you what you need to know before you buy.


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Hello Wisp Reviews: Birth Control, UTIs, STD Tests & More

Wisp is a company that offers direct to consumer healthcare focusing on reproductive and sexual health. Find out how it rates and if you should try it.

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The Pill Club Reviews: Are Their Birth Control Products Legit?

The Pill Club is a birth control provider that seeks to remove barriers to womens healthcare. Read on to see if their products are actually worth it.

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Needed Prenatal Reviews: Is Their Pregnancy Nutrition Legit?

Needed is a supplement brand aimed at providing nutrients for pregnant mothers. But do you really need Needed? Read on to find out.


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Hers Mental Health Review: Is This Online Service Worth It?

Hers is one of many online mental health services. Read on to find out if this one stands out from the pack or if it just blends in with the crowd.


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Calibrate Weight Loss Review: Will It Actually Help You Lose Weight?

Calibrate is a telehealth company that offers a virtual, year-long weight loss program. This program involves a regimented series of activities, including lessons, goal-setting, and virtual training sessions, to help customers gradually change their habits and improve their metabolic health. In other words, the Calibrate program is a form of behavior therapy intended to promote weight loss.


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Ritual Vitamins Review: What To Know Before Buying

Ritual is a vitamin and supplement company that uses clean, natural, science-backed ingredients in all of their products. Continue reading for an in-depth look into all the details of this high-end supplement brand.


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Seed Probiotics Review: What Makes These Supplements Unique?

Seed offers their own proprietary blend of probiotics to help you restore gut health — but what makes their probiotics unique? Here we provide an honest review.


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Keto Advanced Review: Are These Fat Burning Pills Legit?

Keto Advanced is a line of diet pills that promises to help you burn fat using beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB). In this article, we take a detailed look at this company, from their pills to their prices to their customer service, to help you decide if their products are worth your money.


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Rootine Vitamins Review: Do These DNA-Based Vitamins Help?

Rootine offers a research-based and personalized approach to vitamins — but do their DNA-based vitamins actually help? This honest review provides the answer.


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Found Rx Weight Loss Review: Is a Prescription Worth It?

Obesity affects over 70% of the population. Learn how Found Health, Inc. is changing some patients; weight loss journeys.


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FOCL Reviews: Do Their CBD Gummies & Drops Work?

FOCL is a CBD line that claims to offer some relief from tension. But does it really work, or does it just cause more stress than it’s worth?


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cbdMD Reviews: Are These the Best CBD Gummies and Oils?

cbdMD has a wide variety of CBD supplements to choose from. But are their gummies and oils even worth the effort? Read on to find out.


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Evens Review: What To Know About This Digestive Health Service

Evens is a telehealth company that provides treatment for gastrointestinal issues like acid reflux. In this article, we help you determine if it’s worth your money.


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Paloma Health Review: Is This At-Home Thyroid Test Effective?

Paloma Health’s at-home thyroid test offers an easy way to diagnose potential thyroid conditions; but is it effective? In this article, we provide an honest review.

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A ScalpMed Review: Is ScalpMed Legit and How To Use

ScalpMed is no more a mystery. Read full article and find in depth overview of hair regrowth product. Article includes real-life examples.


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Cove Migraine Review: Are These Medications Effective?

Cove is a telemedicine company that provides personalized treatment for migraine sufferers, but are their medications effective? We provide you with an honest review.


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DERMAFACS Review: Does This Skin Repair Cream Work?

Dermafacs offers a solution to damaged skin with their RecoverX skin repair cream — but does this repair cream actually work? Stick around for an honest review.


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Because Market Review: Are These Incontinence Products Effective?

Because Market is an online company focused on providing support for older adults who suffer from incontinence, but do their products really work?


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Nutrafol Review: Are These Hair Supplements Effective?

Nutrafol is a telehealth company that offers a range of hair supplements for both men and women. Are these supplements effective, though?


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LifeFone Review: Pros & Cons of This Medical Alert System

For decades, LifeFone has been among the top medical alert systems on the market. In this article, we give you an honest review of their products and services.

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Nava MD Review: Does This Personalized Skincare Work?

Nava MD offers personalized skin care treatment plans for several skin conditions, from acne to rosacea; but do they work? Stick around for an honest review.


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Curology Review: Does This Custom Skincare Work?

Curology is a skincare company that provides personalized products based on each customer’s skin type, skin goals, and medical needs. In this review, we delve into each aspect of this brand to help you decide if Curology is worth a shot.

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MDHearingAid Review: Are These Hearing Aids Legit?

MDHearingAid offers some of the most affordable, high-quality hearing aids on the online market; but are their devices legit? We provide you with an honest take.


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K Health Review: Is This AI-Based Medical Care Legit?

K Health is shaping the future of healthcare with its affordable pricing and innovative approach; but is this AI-based medical care legit? Let’s find out.


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Hero Medication Dispenser Review: Is It Worth It?

Hero seeks to provide peace of mind when it comes to medication management; but is this pill dispenser really worth it? Here, we provide you with an honest review.


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InsideTracker Reviews: Do These Tests Improve Your Health?

InsideTracker analyzes biomarkers in your blood to help you improve your health and wellness. Find out here if it’s really worth its high price tag.


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23andMe Reviews: Considering Personal DNA Testing?

When it comes to consumer genetics testing, 23andMe ranks at the top. Here, we give an honest look for those considering it for personal DNA testing.


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Leesa Reviews: Will Their Mattress Help You Sleep Better?

Leesa’s mattresses are budget-friendly and use high-quality memory foam. But read on to learn if these mattresses are better left forgotten.


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Walgreens App Review: Deliveries, Medicine Refills, & More

Walgreens is one of America’s leading pharmacy chains, but does their app meet the expectations their in-store experience has set?


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Eight Sleep Reviews: Are Their Mattresses Really Top-Notch?

Eight Sleep offers some of the most advanced smart mattresses money can buy; but are they really worth it? Here, we provide an honest review.


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HairClub Reviews: Are These Hair Loss Experts Legit?

For years, HairClub’s been offering lifelines for those with hair loss, but are their hair solutions effective? Stick around for an honest review.


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Skincell Pro Reviews: Ingredients, Side Effects, & Does It Work?

Skincell Pro claims to reduce skin blemishes with ease. Read on to learn if it’s really that effective, or if it’s just another marketing scheme.


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At-Home STD Test Reviews: Complete Comparison Guide

At-home STD test options range from fully online options to tests that require a visit to a laboratory but can be ordered without a trip to the doctor.


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EverlyWell Review: What You Need To Know Before You Order a Test

Everlywell is a telehealth company that offers affordable at-home testing kits for tons of health conditions. Here’s what you need to know before getting started.

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MyLabBox Review: Are These At-Home Tests Legit?

At-home testing for STDs and other health concerns is growing increasingly popular, but myLAB Box was the very first company to offer those services. In this review, we delve into all the details of this innovative telehealth provider.


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LetsGetChecked Review: Are Their Home Health Tests Legit?

Considering at-home testing? LetsGetChecked is a great resource. Learn how this company works and what you can expect if you order a test.


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BetterHelp Review: Is It Right for You?

BetterHelp.com is a convenient, affordable online mental health service that is best suited to patients who want to improve their quality of life and work through issues that might be holding them back through online counseling. BetterHelp.com does not offer official diagnoses or prescriptions.


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