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.
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
It looks like a flesh eating disease, but it’s caused by a sand fly bite. If you are traveling to either of these countries OR know someone who is, watch this very informative video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtabQysci2c
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