In November we recognize the over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease. It is not a normal part of aging to develop Alzheimer’s, rather it is a progressive brain disorder. Healthy aging suggestions include exercising, limiting alcohol, quitting smoking, […]
Pharmacy Advantage will be open 8am to 3pm on Wednesday November 23rd and closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 24th. We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
Lung cancer kills more Americans than any other form of cancer. While anyone can get lung cancer, there are risk factors that increase your chances of developing it. Smoking is the leading risk factor causing about 90% of lung cancer […]
November is American Diabetes Month. Diabetes affects 37 million Americans. Diabetes can be the result too much glucose in the bloodstream, which can lead to serious complications including blindness, nerve damage in the legs and even kidney failure. November is […]
Have a safe and fun Halloween! When children get home with their haul, remind them to wash their hands before eating any treats. Also, discard non-individually wrapped candy.
Sadly, more than 10 million people are physically abused by an intimate partner each year in the United States. On average over 20,000 calls are made to domestic violence hotlines each day across the country. Victims of domestic violence have increased […]
Ovarian cancer includes cancers of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the primary peritoneum. Unfortunately, due to showing few symptoms ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it is in an advanced stage. Family history and gene mutations are the primary risk […]
Roughly 1 in 5 children in the United States is obese. When compared to healthy weight children, overweight children are at a higher risk for asthma, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and joint problems. Healthy eating hobbits and daily physical […]
Sadly, each year over 15,000 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer. Across the globe more than 300,000 children receive a cancer diagnosis each year. Cancer remains the number one cause of death by disease for children in […]
Many people are unaware that atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular rapid heartbeat that can lead to dementia, heart failure, stroke, or even death. Someone with AFib needs to be evaluated for their stroke risk. You can have AFib and […]