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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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7
Oct
2020

How can I manage cold sores?

7.10.2020

Question: How can I manage my cold sores? Answer: Ideally it’s best to prevent an outbreak before it starts by understanding and avoiding triggers. If an outbreak can’t be prevented there are some over-the-counter and prescription products that can help lessen the severity and length of outbreaks. Reducing Spread: During

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20
Aug
2020

Can I give my pet CBD?

20.08.2020

Question: Can I give my pet CBD? Answer: The short answer is yes, so long as it is specifically formulated for pets. However there are certain considerations to be aware of which we’ve explained in more detail below. If you would like to order CBD for your pet or have

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26
Jun
2020

Travel Health Consult: The Smart Way to Travel in the 2020s

26.06.2020

As 2020 rounds second base, we are collectively examining what life will look like in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. While there are many uncertainties about the future of the pandemic, our united focus on public health and keeping each other well is encouraging and inspiring. This

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4
Mar
2020

CBD Products: Are They Worth the Risks?

4.03.2020

CBD Products are becoming more widely available in retail stores throughout Washington State. There are many theoretical uses for CBD products, but it is difficult to know if they work for these different purposes. Additionally, as CBD comes from Cannabis plants, there is significant concern over the legality of the

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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.