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Winter Safety Tips
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Whether you're ready for them or not, the winter months are upon us. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
Measles Outbreaks
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS With 349 confirmed cases across the United States as of 2018, measles appears to be on the rise.
The Importance of Private Talks with Your Doctor
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff Many young people never get to have private discussions with their doctors without their parents in the room, according to a new study. And that could affect how adolescents feel about their doctors and preventive medicine.
The Importance of Cancer Screenings
Written By Digital Pharmacist staff Skipping recommended cancer screenings could put you at risk of fatal health problems, according to a new study.
Fireworks: Celebrate Safely
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff As you prepare to ring in the new year, you need to know a few things about fireworks and how to keep your family safe.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Common Cold Treatments
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff When you get a cold, you may find yourself rushing to your local pharmacy or grocery store to get some medications to treat it. Keep reading to see what you can do to get better faster.
Staying Safe During the Holidays
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS As the season continues, keeping yourself and your family safe is an important part of being able to enjoy the holidays.
The Prescription for a Happy Holiday
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Getting ready to leave town for the holidays? Don't forget to consider your health when planning your trip.
Traveling for the Holidays?
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS You're ready to see the world, but are you really prepared to jet off?