It’s that time of year again, when we all start talking about resolutions for the following year. Here are five to consider as you plan your own list: 1. Get caught up on your immunizations. The need for immunizations doesn’t stop at childhood. Young adults, older adults and pregnant women also require vaccines at various […]
Viral infections can be miserable, and when they occur, there may be a temptation to request an antibiotic medication to relieve symptoms. While this seems like a harmless request, the consequences for overusing or misusing antibiotics can not only hurt you, but others as well.
Safe Holiday Series Part III: Travelling With Your Medications
If you’re like thousands of Americans, you’ll be hitting the road, the rails and the skies this holiday season, visiting family and friends, travelling for business, or simply trying to get away for a break.
Packed airports and long lines can be stressful enough without having to worry about your medications as well. Take these simple precautions when planning your journey:
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Safe Holiday Series Part II: Can Holiday Eating Affect Your Medications?
In our last article, we discussed how consumption of alcohol can affect certain medications. Many may not know, however, that some foods commonly consumed around this time of year may also interact with certain medications.
In general, those being treated for conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, inflammatory bowel diseases (such as Crohn’s disease), digestive disorders (such as Gastroesophageal reflux disease) are likely already conscious of the need for caution and thoughtful food consumption during holiday meals and events. But what about the rest of us?