Disposal of unneeded medicine keeps everyone safe!

Disposal of unneeded medicine keeps everyone safe!

  Saturday, April 30, 2022, is National Drug Take-Back Day. Seems like there’s a National Day for just about every activity, doesn’t it? But honestly, every person who takes any kind of medicine should pay attention. Drug disposal is serious business — it’s all about keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe from harm. Let’s talk about why it’s so important. Prevention of abuse and addiction The government Drug Enforcement

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CBD – So Many Questions, So Few Answers

CBD – So Many Questions, So Few Answers

CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a popular newcomer to the healthcare marketplace. You’ve probably seen advertisements on the windows of retailers of all kinds, random text messages, pop-ups on websites. You can purchase it at a variety of local stores and from internet retailers. But how did CBD get SO popular, SO quickly? And what do we really know (and not know) about it? This will be the first in a

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Dietary Supplements and Drug Interactions

Dietary Supplements and Drug Interactions

Dietary supplements are popular among adults in the United States.¬† About 75% of us take at least one supplement, and many of us take several. Dietary supplements are a big money-maker, too, with over $30 billion in revenue in 2019. We take supplements for a variety of reasons, from doctors’ recommendations to persuasive advertisements, and everything in between. We’ve talked in past articles about the looser regulations for supplements compared

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Health Information for Emergency Responders

Emergency responders¬† — No one wants to need them, but we’re all glad they’re there for us when we do. In an emergency, first responders work fast to pinpoint the problem and begin treatment. Availability of accurate health information helps them to make good decisions, and make them quickly. But what do they do if the victim isn’t conscious, or isn’t able to give information? What if there’s no friend

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