Health News

The Importance of Private Talks with Your Doctor
Many young people never get to have private discussions with their doctors without their parents in the room, according to a new study. And that could affect how adolescents feel about their doctors and preventive medicine.
New Year, New Chance to Quit Smoking
Whether you have tried many times to quit smoking or you have never once tried to quit, a new year means another chance to successfully kick the habit.
Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects called neural tube defects (NTDs). But how much folic acid are you supposed to get?
Hepatitis C May Affect Millions of Americans
Although there are medications that can cure hepatitis C, an estimated 2.4 million Americans are living with the disease, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Croup and Your Child
As a parent, one of your top concerns is making sure your child is healthy and safe. That's why it's important to take the time to learn about croup and how it can affect your child.
Glaucoma: Everything You Need to Know
Around half of the people who have glaucoma do not even know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
'Who Cares About America Today?' a short film by Sydney Gawlik
Watch how independent pharmacy plays an essential role in America.
The Importance of Cancer Screenings
Skipping recommended cancer screenings could put you at risk of fatal health problems, according to a new study.
Testicular Cancer: What You Need to Know
Testicular cancer is somewhat rare, but it does happen and can be deadly in some cases. Inform yourself about this highly treatable disease to learn the symptoms, risk factors and treatments.
New Year's Health Goals: Staying on Track
Almost any goal can become a New Year's resolution, but these resolutions often revolve around health. Whether you're trying to lose weight or get fit, watch for these problems that can derail your plans.