Health Tips

Does My Insurance Cover Orthopedic Shoes

Whether you have an employer-provided insurance plan or a government-funded healthcare plan, your insurance may cover all or part of the cost of your orthopedic shoes. Every insurance plan is different, meaning the orthotics covered will depend on the plan. Keep reading to find out if orthopedic shoes are covered by insurance.  Does Medicare Cover […]

How to Find the Best Orthopedic Shoes to Fit Your Needs

If you are experiencing any kind of foot pain, you know it’s not fun. Foot pain may stop you from getting out and enjoying the world around you. The answer to foot pain relief may lie in the shoes you wear. Orthopedic shoes can help a lot of people with pain, but each shoe is […]

The 4 Biggest Benefits of Wearing Orthopedic Shoes

Orthopedic shoes are specially designed to provide more room for your toes and heels while supporting your arches. With these larger toe spaces, proper arch support, and shock absorbency, orthopedic shoes can ease the impact on your joints and ligaments. Orthopedic shoes have amazing benefits that can help keep our feet healthy for a long […]

Recognize Hepatitis Awareness Week: Learn About the Most Common Types of Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Week, July 28 through August 3, is a week dedicated to educating the public about hepatitis, a disease in which an infection or injury inflames the liver.  Some types of hepatitis are acute, or short-term, while others can be chronic, or long-term. Hepatitis can be viral or non-viral, and there are multiple types […]

Be Ready for Summer Vacation With a Fully Prepped First Aid Kit

Many of us spend winter waiting for the warm and sunny days of summer, and those days are finally here! At long last, you can start your exciting or adventurous vacations and get out to see new places! Before you head out on your summer trips, make sure to get your fully prepped first aid […]

Synchronize Prescription Schedules With the Help of Your Pharmacist

Picking up prescriptions can sometimes be a hassle for patients; some patients have to visit the pharmacy several times a month to pick up medication refills or wait around while the prescription is being filled. This may lead to prescription pick-ups not being completed, patients missing time-sensitive medication regimens, or failure to complete drug treatment.   […]

Eight Essential Pieces of Medical Equipment For Seniors To Use At Home

As we get older, sometimes our bodies don’t work like they used to. Thankfully, medical equipment for home use has become easily accessible, and the right at-home equipment can make life much easier as we age.  Your local pharmacy has the equipment and expertise that you need to protect your health as you age. Check […]

Keep Yourself Safe From 2022’s Late Flu Season

When we think of the flu, we think of ways to avoid contracting this illness and feeling miserable. However, this year’s flu season is running later than usual. Luckily, it isn’t too late if you haven’t received your flu vaccination. Learning more about this year’s flu is your first step in staying in tip-top shape. […]

Medication Management: What Can It Do For You?

Some of us only have one prescription, while others take 15-20 medications daily! Regardless of your medications, your local McAllen pharmacy has some tips for you for managing your medications. Creating an organized regimen can help maintain your medications and your health.  Read on for tips on medication management and the medication management services available […]

Seven Tips for Avoiding Heat Stroke and Exhaustion This Summer

Summer is finally here! Summer plans are in full swing, and families just can’t wait to get outdoors! It’s a great time to experience the world around you, but, unfortunately, along with summer fun come the dangers of sun and heat exposure. Heat stroke and exhaustion are definitely not something that you want to experience […]