We all strive to be unique, expressing our individuality wherever we can and carving out our place in the world. The last thing we want is for someone to call us “generic”. But when you apply the same word to medication, generic is something you might want to seek out. Many people think that generic medication must be of a lower quality than brand name drugs, but that’s a myth that needs to be debunked. Why are generic drugs cheaper than brand-name drugs? Generic drugs are less expensive because they can only be produced after the patent
How to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Appointment Doctors are the experts we go to in our times of weakness. When we can’t or don’t know how to take care of ourselves, the doctor usually has the answer. But the secret to a good trip to the doctor’s is in how you communicate with them. A blood test or X-ray can only show so much: explaining just how you feel is the key, and it’s central to these tips for getting the most out of your doctor’s appointment. Do some research first The
Healthy Eating During Pregnancy Every rule that you’re told about eating healthy applies double during pregnancy. Your baby needs certain vitamins and nutrients in order to grow as healthy as possible, so we’ve made a diet guide to help you eat right. Hit the Fruits and Veggies Never is it more important to eat fruits and vegetables than during pregnancy. They are packed full of nutrients like potassium, fiber and vitamin C, and you can easily get full on them without over-eating. For example, half of a ripe avocado contains only 161 calories, while providing the fullness
Healthy Recipes for Busy Moms Being a mom means you’re always rushing from one thing to the next without any time to rest. But just because you don’t have hours to prepare a home-cooked meal every night doesn’t mean you can’t make delicious recipes that are both healthy and quick to prepare. If you need to put some flavor into your nightly meals without packing them with calories, check out these healthy recipes for busy moms: 1) Slow Cooker Sausage with Pasta Sauce This is a great meal for putting restaurant-style pasta right onto your dinner table. Get as
5 Heart Health Tips February is American Heart Month, and to celebrate we’ve made a list of pointers to help you keep up your cardiovascular health. If you spend a little more time each day focusing on ways to improve your heart, you’ll be thanking yourself for the extra years you’ve added to your future. Here are five heart health tips to put you on the road to a healthier lifestyle. 1. Know the risk factors for heart disease. Certain risk factors for heart disease are well-known, such as smoking and a poor diet. But what you may not know
5 Not-So-Common Cold Remedies Cold season is in full swing, and that means your kids have likely been down with a cold at least once this winter already and you’re running out of cold remedies. It should be noted that many of the over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines we turn to as adults are not advised for children, especially those under six years of age. Here are a few medication-free, not-so-common cold remedies to help your child through their cold. Run a humidifier or vaporizer. Filling the air with humidity makes it easier to breathe, soothing the lungs and
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As a long time pharmacist, I have seen firsthand the importance of access to medical care and medications in achieving optimal health. Physicians and pharmacists rely upon prescription and over-the-counter medications to help people achieve and maintain good health, allowing for the treatment, cure or prevention of a wide variety of ailments.
It might seem that spring is a long way away; we have so much to do before then. However, it will come before we know it. Many of us suffer from seasonal allergies that occur during the springtime. There are steps that we can take in order to prepare and prevent the intensity of our symptoms when the season of the sneezes arrives. Here are our top tips: