Health News

Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Heart Attack Differences in Women and Men
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff Everyone knows that men and women have some differences. But did you know that those differences may extend all the way to health problems like heart attacks?
Sleep Aids: Understanding Your Options
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff When you can't sleep, it's difficult to get through each day. Fortunately, many over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aids are safe and effective. But with so many options in the pharmacy, how do you find the one that's right for you?
Common Cold Treatments
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff When you get a cold, you may find yourself rushing to your local pharmacy or grocery store to get some medications to treat it. Keep reading to see what you can do to get better faster.
Probiotics 101
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff You've heard about the importance of having a "healthy gut." You might've even heard about probiotics. But what is the real story on these so-called "healthy" bacteria?
Do You Tell Your Doctor the Truth?
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff If you don't give an honest answer when your doctor asks you how much you exercise, you're not alone. Many people don't tell the truth to their doctors, according to a new study.
How Statins Save Lives
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff The health benefits of statins "greatly outweigh the risks," according to a new study. So what's the story with these cholesterol-lowering drugs?
Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much?
Written by Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Do you find yourself drinking several cups of joe each day? How much caffeine is too much?
Shy Away from Slime
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff Slime toys are very popular among younger kids. But did you know that this sticky, gooey toy can be hazardous for your little one?
Safe Toys for the Holidays
Written By Digital Pharmacist Staff On the first day of Christmas, my mommy gave to me … three non-choking-hazard toys, two BPA-free figures and a stuffed animal without removable parts. How safe are the toys under your tree this year?