World Kidney Day

Forgotten No More: March 8 is World Kidney Day

We rarely give them a second thought…unless, of course, nature calls. Then, they – and an available bathroom – are all we think about. When it comes to our health, they tend to take a backseat to the heart, lungs, liver, etc. Yes, even though they are an integral part of the body’s ability to... (Read more)
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Type 2 Diabetes Has Just Met Its Match – Welcome to HabitNu

Diabetes affects nearly 10% of the US population. 89 million, one in three of the adult population in the USA is pre-diabetic (at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes). Currently, more than 30 million people suffer from the condition, although one in four don’t even know they have it. Of those, 90%-95% involve the “type 2” version... (Read more)
Happier Independent Pharmacists

5 Reasons Why Pharmacists Should Consider An Independent Community Pharmacy

So, you’ve just spent eight years earning your credentials. You’ve studied dosages and amounts, reactions and side effects. You’ve even brushed up on what’s probably the most difficult part of your new chosen profession – reading a doctor’s horrible handwriting. From filling prescription medications to consulting with consumers about their medical needs, the independent pharmacists... (Read more)
mesothelioma, a rare type of Cancer

Friday Facts: Things Everyone Should Know About Mesothelioma

According to the American Cancer Society, cancer is an umbrella term used to describe a collection of diseases which are identified by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Although 87% of U.S. cancer diagnoses are in individuals 50 years of age or older, there are certain lifestyle factors that are known to increase the risk... (Read more)
National Diabetes Awareness Month

Treatment Tuesday: Diabetes Self-Management Support in Benzer Pharmacies

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are over 18.8 million Americans that have been diagnosed with diabetes. An additional 86 million people are estimated to be either living without a diabetes diagnosis or on the spectrum of pre-diabetes. In total, over 100 million Americans are at risk of experiencing its symptoms. What that Means for... (Read more)
NATIONAL TAKE BACK DAY

Good Riddance: October 28th is National Take Back Day

We’ve all faced the dilemma at one time or another. Maybe we ordered an online refill before the doctor was convinced that there was a need, and now there’s not. Perhaps they are/were part of a service which automatically sends them out each month. It could be a situation where the potency is in question... (Read more)
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