What is Sarcopenia?
Aging - we all do it. And, unfortunately, as we age our biology changes. This may include weakened eyesight, decreased hearing abilities and a general loss of muscle mass. Fortunately, not all aging symptoms are inevitable. Though commonly found in adults over 65 accelerated muscle loss diagnosed as sarcopenia, may [...]
Drug Interactions: Part 7 ~ Alcohol
KR Admin2023-03-05T17:32:32-08:00Ask The Pharmacist|
https://youtu.be/rlYYMYioNi0 As we continue our series called: Ask The Pharmacist and drug interactions, we examine how the meds we take work (or not work) with alcohol - you might be surprised what alcohol we are chatting about.
Drug Interactions: Part 6 ~ Combining Drugs
KR Admin2023-03-05T17:34:41-08:00Ask The Pharmacist|
https://youtu.be/g0rPhm2_oQo Today we learn what happens when we combine medications that shouldn't be combined - and what we need to be aware of before doing so.
Drug Interactions: Part 3 ~ One Pharmacy
KR Admin2023-03-05T17:40:36-08:00Ask The Pharmacist|
https://youtu.be/jVPO_MX_5sg As we continue our look at drug/drug interactions, our Pharmacy Resident, Katie Mahan, PharmD shares greats tip on ways to keep ourselves safe and healthy. You might be surprised how easy this concept is, and when done, can bring extra peace of mind to the meds you take [...]
Medication Emergency Preparedness
KR Admin2023-03-05T17:42:35-08:00Ask The Pharmacist|
https://youtu.be/X7GCrPLKLtQ We are often reminded to 'be ready for the big one', which could mean something different to you, depending on your location. No matter earthquakes to hurricanes, one thing we should keep safe are our medications, which could be gone in the blink of an eye - today, [...]
Drug Interactions: Part 5 ~ Genes
KR Admin2017-09-30T13:55:12-07:00Ask The Pharmacist|
https://youtu.be/vwbJK6psqvw As we continue our series of Drug-Drug interactions, today we take a look at an interesting twist - how do the medications we are taking work (or don't work) with our genetic set-up
The Importance of Medication Compliance
KR Admin2017-09-28T14:15:16-07:00Ask The Pharmacist|
https://youtu.be/scz0Ra3Bdbs Medication compliance is all about doing as the doctor (or pharmacist) ordered. Not adhering to the prescribed medication for the allotted time can cause more harm than good - we invited our Pharmacy Student, Susan Pham to address this important issue.
Drug Interactions: Part4 ~ Food Absorption
KR Admin2017-09-28T13:52:35-07:00Ask The Pharmacist|
https://youtu.be/zxSsCkwptYY Today we learn more about how the medications we can work with other things in our body, including food
Disaster Preparedness and Your Meds
KR Admin2017-09-27T15:53:29-07:00Ask The Pharmacist|
QUESTION: I heard I should be prepared for natural disasters, but what about my medications? ANSWER: Disaster can strike fast and if prepared properly, you are in a better position to survive and remain healthy. Here are a few tips to prepare yourself and your medications for a natural disaster: [...]
THE VACCINES YOUR COLLEGE-AGE KID NEEDS NOW
Most parents know the vaccines their children need in early childhood and early adolescence, but many are unaware their college-age children need immunizations, too. Before you send your kids off to campus, make sure you have made an appointment with their doctor to get the vaccines that will keep them [...]