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25
Feb
2021

Are the COVID-19 Vaccines Safe?

25.02.2021

QUESTION: Are the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines safe since they were developed in a short amount of time? ANSWER: Yes, the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe despite that the time of vaccine development was short. COVID-19 mRNA vaccines have been tested to show they are safe and effective. The testing was

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31
Jan
2021

What new technologies are there for the management of diabetes?

31.01.2021

Make your diabetes management easier with technology! Diabetes has been affecting millions of Americans and it has been an unpleasant battle. Risk of having diabetes can increase the risk of stroke by 2 to 4 times higher and decease the survival from first heart attack by half. However, the latest

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18
Nov
2020

What e-cigarette alternatives are available to help you quit smoking?

QUESTION: What e-cigarette alternatives are available to help you quit smoking? ANSWER: Those who want to quit smoking are encouraged to try FDA-approved products first. E-cigarettes are not FDA-approved for smoking cessation because of the limited evidence on the safety and effectiveness. Examples of FDA-approved smoking cessation products: Nicotine replacement

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8
Oct
2020

Should I take glucosamine and chondroitin for my joints?

8.10.2020

Question: Should I take glucosamine and chondroitin for my joints? Answer: Glucosamine and chondroitin used for arthritis may provide pain relief but there is no strong evidence for helping damaged joints. The effectiveness of glucosamine and chondroitin is still controversial, and It is up to you to determine if the

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8
Oct
2020

Is there a link between Benadryl® and dementia risk?

8.10.2020

Question: Is there a link between Benadryl® and dementia risk? Answer: Benadryl® blocks the actions of a chemical called acetylcholine in the nervous system, which has diverse actions depending on the site. In the brain, acetylcholine is involved in learning and memory. Older adults may be more sensitive to Benadryl’s®

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8
Oct
2020

Why Should I Take Vitamins?

8.10.2020

Question: Why should I take vitamins? Answer: People tend to take vitamins for one or two reasons: They have a vitamin deficiency (their body has too little of the vitamin) They are taking it to prevent or avoid a health condition The most common groups of people with specific vitamin

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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.