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The Role of Retail Pharmacies in Assisted Living

Assisted living or in-home care refers to home care and home health services that aid beneficiaries with old age or those suffering from illnesses or disabilities. Home care services are non-medical and deal primarily with personal care, companionship, and homemaking. By comparison, home health services are administered by licensed medical professionals that include home health … Continue reading

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The Use of Technology in Retail Pharmacies

In terms of industry growth, retail pharmacies have always been characterized by steady and continuous growth. It comes as no surprise that retail pharmacies are favorable to incorporating new technologies to better serve its consumer base. The many benefits that may be identified from this use of technology include the following:   Customers can make … Continue reading

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A Guide to Vitamin Selection

Our bodies need vitamins to keep us healthy and in tip-top shape. Our main source of vitamins is from the food we eat. Most of us, however, do not get enough of these vitamins just from food.   Multivitamins are dietary supplements that help us meet our daily vitamin requirements. To determine how much and … Continue reading

The Significance of Pharmacist-Physician Collaboration

Clinical health is at its most effective when considered in a multidisciplinary framework. What this means is that depending on patients’ specific circumstances, their treatment and care are not only performed by physicians. There is an entire health care team that consists of various medical professionals including physical therapists, nursing assistants, and dietitians, among plenty … Continue reading

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Protect Your Child from Accidental Poisoning

Leaving your medicine where your children can reach it, e.g., on counters, nightstands, and in your purse, is a major hazard, especially when they have no restraint with what they put in their mouths. Anything brightly-colored and candy-looking can be appetizing to them.   According to the Institute of Safe Medication Practices, approximately 60,000 young … Continue reading

Asthma Care: Put a Cap on It!

Do you own an inhaler? If yes, Medical Arts Pharmacy advises you to replace your inhaler’s cap immediately after use as small particles and other objects may get inside. Here’s why:   Inhalers treat conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Unlike swallowed medications, inhalers from any retail pharmacy in California get … Continue reading

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