Tick Bite Season is Here — What You Need to Know

Tick Bite Season is Here — What You Need to Know

It’s early in the tick season, but I’ve already been bitten. It seems to have happened while gardening several days before I realized it, too. Worse, I didn’t know what it was it til I tugged at something I couldn’t see, and off came the guy at the right (well, or girl). Knowing that ticks sometimes carry Lyme disease (or other infections), I suspected that my doctor would want to

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Managing your meds can be easier — your pharmacist is the key!

Managing your meds can be easier — your pharmacist is the key!

Medication Management is the way to get the best value, and the best health outcomes, from your medications. In the first four posts of 2024 we talked about your role in managing your medications. I hope you learned a few new things that might make your life easier, or your health better in coming months and years. But in reality, medication management is a team effort. So this final post

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Monitoring Your Treatment Plan May Be Up To You!

Monitoring Your Treatment Plan May Be Up To You!

Do-It-Yourself Medication Management, Part 4 Pharmacist-provided “Medication Management Services” are our specialty at Better My Meds. The help of a pharmacist in managing your meds can go a long way to keeping you healthy (more on that in a later post). But there’s a lot that you can do, too, to manage your meds, and that’s what we’ve been talking about so far this year. In this post we’ll focus

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Medication Adherence is Important to Your Health

Medication Adherence is Important to Your Health

This is the third post in our 2024 series on Medication Management. Medication Management includes all the things you and your healthcare team do to help you get the best health outcomes from your medications. These first posts are all about your role in the process. Here, we’ll focus on “medication adherence” — taking medications consistently and correctly. It’s an important part of medication management, since research shows that nearly

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