Thankfulness During a Worldwide Pandemic

Thankfulness During a Worldwide Pandemic

I’m taking off my “pharmacist” hat and putting on my “average human being” hat for this post. Mostly, anyway. One can never really change who one is, I guess, but at least we can change the focus for a while. Thanksgiving, 2020 Who’d have thought that we’d still be distancing ourselves from loved ones after nearly 9 months? Honestly, I’d hoped for at least a small gathering of close relatives

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Issue Your Own Prescription…For Kindness

Greetings, everyone! You’ve heard the sayings: “These are unprecedented times.” “We’re all in this together.” Perhaps you’ve read the headlines or have watched the news reports. It is likely you’ve been bombarded with political ads, and regardless of your political beliefs, you may be exhausted by it already. Your work situation may not be as stable as you previously had thought. The home environment may be more tense than before,

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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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