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NuCara offers home infusion services so that you can access the medication infusions you need within the comfort of your own home. Home infusion provides an alternative for patients who are medically stable but need to continue infusion medications, including intravenous, subcutaneous, epidural,...

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HOW DO I GET MY MEDICATIONS?

Pharmacy locations are currently offering DELIVERY, CURBSIDE, and MAIL-OUT services.

What does that mean for me?

  • No patients in the pharmacy
  • CALL AHEAD to ensure we have your prescription and...
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There has been a lot of talk and rumors about traveling and the coronavirus recently. Here’s a little information to help you make informed decisions.

Flight prices may be lower than normal, but they are dropping for a reason. People aren’t flying due to this outbreak. No one can’t stop...

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Manufacturers have touted the use of E-cigarettes, or vaping, as a healthy alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes. Many of these E-cigarettes are small, discreet, and can even be charged by using a computers USB drive. These factors, combined with the fruity and popular flavors they...

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Medication storage:

  • Keep all your medications including the over-the-counter (OTC) medications and supplements in a LOCKED cabinet out of the reach and view of children. Never leave your medications on countertops or tables.
  • Child-resistant...
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Substantial benefits from quitting smoking can be realized at any age. It is never too late to quit to achieve many of the associated health benefits. Some of these health benefits are incurred shortly after quitting, while others are incurred over time. In fact, only 24 hours after quitting...

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Dyhydration Guide

Nice weather is here, and that calls for a lot of outdoor activities and many hours spent running under the blazing sun. With fun, we can easily forget to hydrate our bodies.

Remember that the human body is made of about 60% of water for men and 55% for women....

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The words “opioids” and “Narcan” have been used frequently by media outlets and medical professionals in the last few years. These terms have developed a negative connotation that may even scare people. “Why is my doctor prescribing me this dangerous opioid narcotic?” “I don’t abuse my meds, why...

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As the weather gets nicer and we spend more time outside, we are more susceptible to finding ticks on our skin and in our hair. Ticks can be found in any grassy or wooded area, so it is important we protect ourselves before going in these areas. It is also important to check our bodies for ticks...

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What it means to be a .pharmacy?

You cannot trust a pharmacy because their website looks legitimate. Only 4% ¹ of pharmacies online are truly safe to use for consumers.

Below are just a few of the risks you take when using an unverified website:

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What is a drug recall

Drug recalls can be a result of many different circumstances. After a medication is approved by the FDA to be manufactured and used by consumers, it is continuously monitored to ensure safety. All medications are required to prove they are safe...

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Mosquito on Skin

A tiny bite can make you itch, make you sneeze, make you twitch.

Sound familiar? This unique phrase comes directly from the 1995 movie, Jumanji, in which these nasty winged creatures caused all sorts of havoc in the fictional town of Brantford, New Hampshire.

OK, so...

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Cholesterol is the fat-like substance that is in your blood. Your body needs the cholesterol to survive and maintain its energy, but too much cholesterol can cause plaques to build up and limit blood flow to vital organs. You may ask, “How do I make sure my cholesterol doesn’t form those...

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Tips for Outdoor activities

  • Seek shade, especially during midday hours
  • Wear a hat, sunglasses and protective clothing to shield skin
  • Use broad spectrum sunscreen with at least SPH 15 to protect exposed skin
  • Sunscreen works best when used with...
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Some COVID-19 Tests Not to Be Used

Some COVID-19 Tests Not to Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a "removed" test list that includes certain COVID-19 antibody tests. more

FDA Warns Companies Over COVID-19 Antibody Tests

FDA Warns Companies Over COVID-19 Antibody Tests

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to three companies for marketing COVID-19 antibody test kits with inaccurate or misleading claims. more

Staying Safe in the Summer Sun

Staying Safe in the Summer Sun

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Children's Cough Medicine Recalled

Children's Cough Medicine Recalled

GSK Consumer Healthcare is recalling three lots of children's cough medicine because of issues with the included dosing cups. more

COVID-19 Treatments Update

COVID-19 Treatments Update

As coronavirus cases continue to increase, the search for an effective treatment also continues. more

New Rapid-Acting Insulin Approved


New Rapid-Acting Insulin Approved


The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new ultra-rapid-acting insulin. more

First COVID-19 Test of Its Kind Approved

First COVID-19 Test of Its Kind Approved

The first COVID-19 diagnostic test that uses next-generation sequence technology has gotten the green light from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). more

Impurities Found in Diabetes Rx

Impurities Found in Diabetes Rx

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about the voluntary recall of certain extended-release metformin products. more

COVID-19 Plasma Donations Could Save Lives

COVID-19 Plasma Donations Could Save Lives

Those who have recovered from COVID-19 may be able to save lives. more

Play On: Video Game to Improve ADHD Approved

Play On: Video Game to Improve ADHD Approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first game-based digital therapeutic device to treat ADHD. more