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How do the vaccines work?

· The vaccines have a small piece of mRNA that acts as a blueprint for our body to produce a protein that resembles a protein found in the coronavirus. After the protein is produced our bodies create antibodies to recognize the virus and this enables us to fight...

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It’s important to receive your flu shot each year under normal circumstances, but with COVID-19 circulating this year, it is even more critical that individuals protect themselves from the flu. A flu shot can help you protect yourself and those around you from contracting the flu, while also...

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One of the fastest growing lifestyles is gluten-free diets. Thousands of people are switching to gluten-free due to intolerances, diet changes, or conditions like celiac disease. Gluten is a protein that’s found in wheat, barley, and rye and can cause reactions like constipation, nausea, and...

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Probiotics: The Good Bacteria

Probiotics are living microorganisms that can provide health benefits such as supporting gut and immune health and contributing to the maintenance of a balanced gut environment. This is important for the proper functioning of the digestive...

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Who can benefit from long-acting injectable antipsychotics?

There are millions of people in America who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia and require the prescribing of anti-psychotics to help maintain control over their condition. For these...

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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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Lawn Care: Preventing Poisoning

Lawn Care: Preventing Poisoning

With spring in full swing and summer around the corner, you may be starting to tend to your lawn and garden. But some potential hazards may be lurking in your lawn care routine. more

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips

With spring in full swing, you may be planning to do a deep house cleaning. But there are some spring cleaning health hazards you'll want to avoid. more

FDA Warns Companies Selling CBD Pain Relief Products

FDA Warns Companies Selling CBD Pain Relief Products

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to two companies selling products that contain cannabidiol (CBD). more

You're a Lifesaver: All About CPR

You're a Lifesaver: All About CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a procedure done when the heart stops beating. It can be a lifesaver. more

Medication Safety for Pets

Medication Safety for Pets

You probably take steps to keep your medications out of the reach of children, but what about your pets? more

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have Side Effects?

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have Side Effects?

As health care professionals administer COVID-19 vaccines across the country, many people are wondering about possible side effects. more

The Food Poisoning 411

The Food Poisoning 411

As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful. more

Are You Prepared for Allergy Season?

Are You Prepared for Allergy Season?

When spring is in full swing, allergy season isn't far behind. But what can patients do to help keep themselves allergy-free this season? more

Got the Vaccine? Here's What You Can Do Now

Got the Vaccine? Here's What You Can Do Now

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. more

A Non-Prescription, At-Home COVID-19 Test

A Non-Prescription, At-Home COVID-19 Test

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new COVID-19 test. This is the first test approved for at-home use without a prescription. more