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Safe Travels

Travelling safely is more than just booking your trip at a deep discount and packing the sunscreen. We all crave for the hot sun during our very long winter wonderland BUT our four seasons do protect us from a lot – like: Zika Virus, dengue fever, typhoid fever, and hepatitis A to name a few.

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The Spectrum

I was recently reminded that health care is a total spectrum of services, and as a pharmacist I provide a narrow but assuredly important range of expertise – as do other professions. No one aspect of patient care is less or more important than another. As the infamous Max Ehrmann said “If you compare yourself

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Gluten in Meds?

Most prescription medications do NOT contain gluten from wheat, barley or rye; but if they do then it’s likely not more than 0.5 mg/dose – less than what is considered “gluten-free” in food. Product labels are unlikely to disclose gluten content but even if you have celiac disease, the amount of gluten in tablets is

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