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Poison Plants to Avoid this Summer

Poison Plants to Avoid this Summer

Three out of four people will have a reaction to urushiol oil. This reaction could cause a severe rash that can be spread if not handled correctly. If you are unaware, urushiol oil is the compound in poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac that many people have allergic reactions to when they come […]


Sunscreen: protect yourself this summer.

Sunscreen: protect yourself this summer.

Protect yourself and your family from too much sun exposure.


Pharmacists: Medication Experts and Much More

Helping smokers quit. Managing diabetics’ blood sugar. Leading flu clinics. Pharmacists do that. They provide these and other services on top of the prescription drug dispensing and counseling for which they are most commonly known. October is American Pharmacists Month. It’s a time to take a fresh look at everything pharmacists do today. And […]


Reading Reduces Stress

Reading Reduces Stress

It’s true! Reading reduces stress! Everyone knows that reading makes you smarter. It fills the brain with knowledge, builds a better memory, improves writing skills, and increases vocabulary, but to learn that reading can also reduce our stress levels is even more exciting! According to the University of Sussex studies, reading for just six […]


8 Back-to-School Health Tips for Kids

8 Back-to-School Health Tips for Kids

It’s hard to believe summer vacation is already drawing to a close. Parents everywhere are getting their children ready to head back to school with new clothes, freshly sharpened pencils and long-overdue haircuts. While these are important tasks, now is also a good time to make some changes and implement new habits that will […]


Pharmacists help patients with hypertension

Studies show medical teams with pharmacists helped patients control blood pressure. If you have hypertension, it pays to include a pharmacist in a medical care team. That’s the upshot from research by the University of Iowa that found patients with uncontrolled hypertension had better blood pressure control when being cared for by pharmacists working in […]