The History of Valentine’s Day
Once upon a time, Saint Valentine of Rome was imprisoned for teaching the Christian scriptures to those persecuted in the third century. Today, Valentine’s Day has become a significant cultural and religious celebration in many places of the world through
The Importance of Your Family’s Health History
“It’s the holiday season, so hoop-de-do and dickory dock, and don’t forget to hang up your sock.” The holiday season is a joyous time of giving and family gatherings. As you and your loved ones gather to celebrate the most
Meet Our Pharmacists
In 2004, the American Pharmacists Association launched a campaign throughout the month of October to celebrate the invaluable work done by pharmacists. Today, each October is still recognized as American Pharmacists Month, and pharmacists remain a valuable part of our
The Omicron Variant
When the world shut down in March of 2020, many thought that the virus would pass in a couple of weeks and then life would return to normal. But, unfortunately, that seems just as far off as when COVID first
What is Leukemia?
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. There are several broad categories of blood cells, including red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Generally, leukemia refers to cancers of the white blood cells. white blood cells are a vital
10 Breastfeeding Benefits for Baby
Deciding whether or not to breastfeed your baby is a very personal decision and one only you can make. There is a wealth of information out there about the benefits of choosing to breastfeed so we have compiled a list
#CelebrateDifferences, Autism Acceptance
5 million young people and adults in the US have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and the diagnosis rate is increasing 10-17% each year making it the fastest-growing developmental disorder. 500,000 people with autism are transitioning into adulthood and
Protect Yourself and Your Family. Get a Flu Shot.
As you’re making your lists and checking them twice this holiday season, don’t forget to add getting your flu shot. Peak flu season runs from December through February. It is estimated that 5-20% of the population will get the flu
Can you catch a cold from getting cold?
Now that it is November, the weather is getting colder. Even here in South Louisiana, people are starting to break out the sweaters and jackets so they can bundle up. Moms are forcing their children to wear long pants to
Pill Packs Now Available
Managing your medication can be challenging, especially for seniors who often take several medications each with their own dosing schedule. Depending on which medications you take, the pills may look very similar, so it is easy to get them confused