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25
Mar
2022

Brain Health Supplements: What Do I Need to Know?

25.03.2022

There are many over-the-counter products that contain ingredients advertised to improve memory and cognitive function. Some well-known ingredients include apoaequorin (Prevagen®), omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B and E, and ginkgo biloba. Over the years, public interest in brain health supplements has become more widespread, which begs the question: Should I

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28
Feb
2022

How Can I Prevent and Treat Medication-Overuse Headaches?

28.02.2022

When Less is More: Preventing and Treating Medication-Overuse Headaches What are medication overuse headaches? Medication-overuse headaches (MOH), also known as “Rebound headaches”, is defined as when a person with a pre-existing headache disorder (most commonly migraines) experiences headaches on more than 15 days per month while taking at least one

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31
Jan
2022

Can you use medications past their expiration date?

31.01.2022

How important is the expiration date on your medication bottle? A lot of us will look at expiration dates on food as more of a suggestion than a rule. If it passes the sniff test and there’s no visible mold growing, it’s fine right? Maybe not. But how do expiration

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29
Oct
2021

It’s Time to Care for Caregivers

29.10.2021

What is Caregiver Burnout? Caregiver burnout is the mental, emotional, and physical exhaustion you may experience from the overwhelming responsibilities of supporting and caring for another individual. It can happen to anyone providing care for another because it is easy to put your loved one first before your own health

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29
Oct
2021

What Lifestyle Modifications Can I Do To Improve My Vision Health?

29.10.2021

As we age, vision loss is a common condition that is seen with many people, which can be due to many different reasons such as genetics, environmental and lifestyle factors, and/or other medical conditions. Below will include lifestyle modifications you can do everyday to prevent vision loss and improve your

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24
Sep
2021

What’s the Deal with Probiotics?

24.09.2021

What are probiotics and why does my doctor recommend taking them after antibiotics? The “pro” in “probiotics” means good, so probiotics are the “good bacteria”. Our gut normally contains a population of good bacteria. They help with digestion and help with protecting our gut from the bad bacteria that cause

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27
Aug
2021

Penicillin allergy, what’s the big deal?

27.08.2021

What allergies do you have to medications? You are probably recalling years ago, perhaps even decades ago, of that time your parents told you had a rash to an unnamed medication ending in “-cillin” when you were a child, or that one time you developed a rash after taking something

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7
Jun
2021

Rx to OTC Conversions

7.06.2021

Why do Rx to OTC Conversions occur? A prescription medication (Rx) is converted to over-the-counter (OTC) when a common condition being treated is easily identified by patients and the medicine can be safely used by patients without needing to be monitored by a healthcare provider. Product Characteristic Requirements The consumers

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Kelley-Ross is an independently owned corporation operating 4 pharmacies in Seattle. Kelley-Ross provides a wide range of pharmacy services, including prescription dispensing, compounding, medi-set packaging, compliance packaging, long-term care facility services, consultant pharmacist services, immunizations and a variety of health screenings.

We provide Clinical Community Care. This means that our staff combines expert medication therapy management and clinical skills, with caring, patient centered pharmacy services. By using the triad approach – patient, provider and pharmacist – we can help patients maximize their healthcare resources while achieving optimal health outcomes.

Our high service level and commitment to problem solving has made Kelley-Ross the pharmacy of choice for patients and providers across the Northwest.