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What Can a Pharmacist Do for You?

What Can a Pharmacist Do for You?

by Stephanie Meadows
By definition, pharmacists are healthcare professionals who practice pharmacy, or in other words, those who focus on administering medication to consumers safely and effectively. Pharmacists are a critical part of the healthcare field, as they are the people making the health system safer for patients. With the world’s constantly evolving technology, pharmacists do much more today than ever before.

How the Weather Affects Your Blood Sugar

How the Weather Affects Your Blood Sugar

by Stephanie Meadows
Warning: if you have diabetes, you need to be extra careful when temperatures climb dramatically. Extreme heat can affect your blood sugar (glucose) control, increasing your chance of potential health hazards. If you use insulin or if your treatment of blood glucose levels is poor, this can put you at higher risk. Often, not being able to control blood sugar is the main concern. Depending on the situation and your level of physical activity, low blood sugar levels are also possible.

Urgent Care Vs. the Emergency Room: When to Go Where?

Urgent Care Vs. the Emergency Room: When to Go Where?

by Shearly (SU)
When you are sick or injured, deciding where to get care may be the last thing you would want to worry about, as it can be stressful. Understanding your options now will make decision time easier when you need immediate care.

Colonial Healthcare redesigns website, adds a blog

Colonial Healthcare redesigns website, adds a blog

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Announcing the Colonial Healthcare Blog