Medication Management – A Guide for Patients

Medicine…… So many of us take it. 70% of Americans take at least one medication, and 20% of us take five or more. The older we get, the more likely we are to have health problems and need medicine to treat them. Medications are the mainstay of treatment for chronic health problems like heart disease and diabetes. That’s because so much research shows they work well to keep people with

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Insulins Will Be More Affordable for Seniors in 2021!

Insulins Will Be More Affordable for Seniors in 2021!

Insulin can be a lifesaving medication for people living with diabetes. It’s been around for a long time, but in recent years its cost has skyrocketed. Reasons for the price hikes are unclear to most experts, and likely are the result of many factors. But regardless of the reasons, the cost of insulin has gotten so high that many people can’t purchase their prescriptions regularly (or at all). What’s so

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High-Dose Flu Vaccine in 2020

High-Dose Flu Vaccine in 2020

If you or someone you love is 65 or older, you may be wondering about the high-dose flu vaccine. Who should get it? Is it really more effective than the regular flu shot? What do you do if it’s not available? Let’s take a look at who the high-dose vaccine is intended for, whether it really provides better protection, and how that information can help you decide what’s right for

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CBD Oil – What are the Health Benefits?

CBD Oil – What are the Health Benefits?

CBD (cannabidiol) is widely available, and is being used used by more and more people every day. But what is it useful for? Does it really work? And just as important, is it safe? In this third and final installment of our series on CBD we’ll focus on the evidence that can help answer those questions. The Good News There are lots of reasons to believe that CBD might be

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CBD Products – What’s Really in that Container?

CBD Products – What’s Really in that Container?

CBD (cannabidiol) is gaining a lot of interest from consumers and health professionals alike. There are still many unanswered questions about it though, and this series of articles is designed to shed some light on the topic. The first article in this series focused on federal and state regulation of CBD and how that affects the potency and purity of products. We also talked about what CBD is, and how

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