Posts Categorized: Wellness

What is PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of small cysts and abnormal androgen (male hormone) levels. A cyst can develop when the body doesn’t produce enough hormones for ovulation. PCOS is very common and can be hereditary. Symptoms of PCOS are not one and the same….
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Celebrating National Pharmacy Week Oct. 17-23

Oct. 17-23 is National Pharmacy Week! This week acknowledges the invaluable contribution pharmacists and technicians make to patient care in hospitals, outpatient clinics and other health care systems.  National Pharmacy Week is a time to recognize the powerful impact the pharmacy staff offer to patients. It is an opportunity to raise patients’ and colleagues’ awareness…
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Got Enough Calcium?

“Drink your milk so you can have strong bones and teeth!” This is a phrase most of us heard from our parents or guardians at breakfast time. However, did you know you can get your recommended intake of calcium without dairy, too? Continue reading to see just how much and where you can get your…
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COVID-19 vs. the flu vs. the common cold

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, individuals may find themselves feeling under the weather and immediately begin thinking the worst. Feeling as if the best thing to do is go straight to the hospital to be tested. However, many health care systems across the country are beginning to become overrun with patients experiencing symptoms that are…
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