• Shingles

    Shingles

    Brought to you by Tom Simpson – RPH Shingles is a painful rash that can lead to serious complications, such as postherpetic neuralgia (pain that lasts months to years after shingles), infections, and even blindness in rare cases. Up to 20% of people will get shingles in their lifetime. It is most common in peopleRead more

  • Vitamin D and your health

    Vitamin D and your health

    Brought to you by Tina Hausner – PharmD Vitamin D is essential for bone health and to prevent fractures and osteoporosis Vitamin D is found in fatty fish, beef liver, egg yolks, and some cheeses, among other sources It is also synthesized by your body when exposed to the UV rays in sunlight Many adultsRead more

  • Lyme Disease Awareness

    Lyme Disease Awareness

    Brought to you by Ben Koble – PharmD Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread by the deer tick (black-legged tick). Untreated, it can affect the joints, nervous system, and heart. There is currently no vaccine, so prevention is important: When going outdoors, wear light clothing with long sleeves and pants tucked into socks. AvoidRead more