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How to Switch from Brand to Generic Drugs

Most brand-name medications have a generic alternative. These generic alternatives have the same chemical makeup as the brand-name counterparts, but are often offered at a lower cost. If you are looking to save on your prescription costs, or just keep your options open, switching to generic drugs might be a viable option for you. Learn how to switch from brand to generic drugs below.

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How to Treat High Blood Pressure

Around half of adults in the United States have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Characterized by too much pressure or force of the blood pushing against the blood vessels, high blood pressure can develop into a long-term condition. This condition is often considered a “silent killer” because symptoms can often go unnoticed until it’s too late. If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to complications and serious problems like heart attack, stroke, and heart failure.

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2021 Holiday Safety Tips

We’re almost at the end of yet another year, which means another holiday season filled with festivities, food, and time with family and friends. That doesn’t mean we should let our guards down when it comes to keeping our families safe, happy, and healthy. Let’s make this holiday season safe by keeping in mind a few holiday safety tips.

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The Importance of Raising Mental Health Awareness

When it comes to treating health conditions, people tend to think of certain aspects like maintaining their blood pressure, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol. While physical health remains an important part of wellness, mental health awareness is often overlooked. This oversight often leads to missed opportunities for getting appropriate treatment.

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How to Relieve Nerve Pain

Nerve pain, also known as neuropathic pain, can strike at any time, and many Americans deal with this type of pain on a regular basis. It’s estimated that around two million adults are living with some type of nerve pain in the United States, with many more who may be undiagnosed. No matter the cause, no one wants to experience nerve pain. If you’re experiencing nerve pain on a regular basis, know that you’re not alone and treatment options are readily available.

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Prescription Drug Disposal: What to Do and Where to Go

Over half of adults in the United States use prescription drugs. Prescription medicines are at the forefront of treatment methods for everything from mild ailments, like a cold or fever, to chronic conditions, like diabetes, high blood pressure, and arthritis. But, what happens when you have medicine left over or medicine that you’re no longer using?

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Common Urinary Disorders and How to Treat Them

Urinary disorders include any conditions, diseases, or infections that affect the urinary tract. The urinary tract, or urinary system, is made up of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. These parts of the body work together to help filter the blood, eliminate waste products in the form of urine, and regulate hydration. Urinary disorders can be difficult to manage and live with. However, urinary disorders are common, and they can affect both men and women. Fortunately, urinary disorders are relatively easy to treat with treatment options widely available.

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What Are The Benefits of Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that plays an important role in several functions of the human body. Also known as the “sunshine vitamin”, vitamin D is normally produced in the body during direct exposure to sunlight. It is a fat-soluble vitamin that can also be obtained from foods and supplements. However, some people may not get enough vitamin D and experience vitamin D deficiency.

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Current Mandates Regarding COVID Vaccines

Vaccines have been a critical part of managing global pandemics throughout history. The current COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Currently, these vaccines include the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

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Get Ready for Back to School

It’s back-to-school season, and it can be a hectic time for both children and parents alike. Several things may be on your mind regarding what your child needs to get ready to go back to school. Depending on your child’s school’s policies, it’s best to prepare your child in line with the school’s requirements, especially during this new era of COVID. However, there are some general health and safety preparations you can take care of to make sure your child is ready for school.

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