Health News

Winter Safety Tips
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Whether you're ready for them or not, the winter months are upon us. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
For American Heart Month, Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Looking to lower your blood pressure?
Working in the Cold: What You Need to Know
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS It's wintertime again — when temperatures take a dive. But don't let your health take a dive, too
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Common Diet Mistakes
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Often, the hardest part of dieting is getting started. To help yourself succeed, avoid these five common diet mistakes.
First Generic Advair Diskus Gets Green Light
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic Advair Diskus to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Although women are more likely to visit their doctor than men, many women may be ignoring important signs and symptoms. Read on for a look at six health symptoms women may overlook.
Cancer Symptoms Men Might Miss
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Cancer can affect anyone, and that includes men. Below, we discuss seven cancer symptoms that men may overlook.
Washington Measles Outbreak Ignites State of Emergency
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS After reports of more than two dozen cases of measles, the governor of Washington declared a state public health emergency.
More Blood Pressure Medications Recalled
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS If you take losartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).