President Trumps’ recent proposal to allow legal purchasing of certain medications from Canada has everyone in a stir. Trump is the first president to have the approval of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Health and Human Services (HHS) with medical drug importation from our northern neighbors. It is reported that President Trump forgot to ask the Canadian drug manufacturers if they would be willing to play along with this opportunity for those
Well, everyone plans on having happy holidays, but the holidays can also bring on a great deal of stress. We would like to remind you of some easy steps to bust the holiday stress triggers or even avoid them entirely. Let’s get started: You should keep a realistic budget — both time and money. Don’t overextend your social demands, and remember it isn’t the size of the gift, but the thought behind it. Plan ahead
“This position isn’t right.” “This blanket is too hot.” “This mattress is too hard.” Sometimes sleep can feel like a monotonous children’s story. Whether we haven’t rotated our mattress in a while or haven’t found the sweet spot to fall asleep in, to wake up refreshed — there are several factors that play into why we can’t seem to get a restful night of sleep… and a few of them might surprise you. Increase Exposure
Kimberly Hayes of Public Health Alert is a guest contributor covering the topic of budget friendly self-care. If you’ve ever found yourself staring at the clock, struggling to fall asleep while tossing and turning all night, you’re in good company. The Sleep Health Foundation estimates that as many as one in three people struggle with insomnia. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation has been linked to physical and mental conditions from depression to high blood pressure and seizures. Lack of
If you’ve ever filled a prescription before, you know the process is like playing a game of 20 Questions—and that’s just to make sure your pharmacy has you in their database! But did you know… there are additional steps you could have taken that would have made your pharmacy visit a lot quicker? Next time you make a stop to fill your prescription, consider telling your pharmacist these non-health-related items for a smooth, hassle-free visit.