The Second Wave- a quick look at what the new increase in the B-strain of Flu means for you this season

Cases of flu nationwide are on a downturn, though we are still well above the number of cases that would be typical for this time of year. Hospitalizations last week continued to go up with people that had already been exposed and become ill.  However, most of the lab samples now are showing a different flu bug. Up... Continue Reading →

Kratom- not a new miracle opioid. Plus, Salmonella poisonings reported

As a pharmacist, I am always hearing about how manufactured drugs are bad and 'all natural plant derived' drugs are wonderful. Pharmaceuticals have gotten a really bad rap. Folks tend to forget the entire reason for pharmacology in the first place was to find plant derived medicinals and, when necessary, figure out a way to... Continue Reading →

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