HealthLiving

In various parts of the world, the herbal called Valerian Root, is popularly taken to calm the nerves and to help fall asleep. In an international pharmacy setting, it is a very popular item, available in a liquid tincture, tablets, capsules, as well as a dry herb. In the United States, it is not as…

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Anyone of us can end up in a situation where an individual has overdosed on a substance.  This can be an intentional attempt or a complete accident.  Further, a person can overdose him or herself or cause it to happen to another person.  In an overdose situation, it is necessary to get help from a…

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A soft drink, popular all over the world, was once created by a Pharmacist. A long time ago in 1886, a pharmacist named Dr. John Stith Pemberton formulated a syrup, and took it down the street to Jacob's pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. Back in those days, pharmacies had soda fountains, where a customer could sit…

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HealthKidsLiving

Your brand new baby arrives home, the whole family is overjoyed and exhausted simultaneously. All these things to worry about at the same time, and oh so many sleepless nights. Within the first few weeks, things slowly start to fall into routine, the baby develops an eating and sleeping schedule, and there is now a…

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In the pharmacy we often hear patients complaining about stomach related problems, such as diarrhea and discomfort. Once we figure out that it is not related to a virus or other current illnesses, we often ask "have you recently been taking antibiotics?" and the answer is often "yes". Taking antibiotics gets rid of the bad…

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HealthLiving

It's the second month of summer in Chicago, and finally good weather is here as well! With all the summer outdoor fun and relaxation, such as festivals, barbecues, camping, swimming pool.... come those annoying little critters, the insects! We have to take proper caution for our children and ourselves. Trust me, what can seem like…

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