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5 Tips for Managing Your Child’s Medications During the School Year

5 Tips for Managing Your Child’s Medications During the School Year

At the beginning of a new school year, parents and guardians are busy picking up supplies for their children. While new notepads, binders, pencils, or lunchboxes are often on the shopping list, making sure your child has the medication they need is most important! Children take medication for many reasons; sometimes, it’s only for emergencies, like an inhaler, or it could be a daily regimen like vitamins or antibiotics. Managing medication schedules during the school year Read More...
How Can You Protect Your Back From Bad Shoes?

How Can You Protect Your Back From Bad Shoes?

When choosing what shoes to buy, our priority is often matching our outfits — we don’t always consider how those shoes affect our feet and back. While they may be stylish, the wrong shoes may actually be doing damage to our backs.  A chain of muscles, bones, nerves, ligaments, joints, and tendons runs from the tops of our heads to the bottom of our feet. When one area is compromised, it can affect other parts of Read More...
5 Reasons Why Your Doctor Hates Your High Heels

5 Reasons Why Your Doctor Hates Your High Heels

High heels can be a great fashion statement and, for some people, they’re a closet staple. High heels can give your outfit the perfect finishing touch, whether you’re wearing them for work, a party, or a wedding, but they aren’t necessarily the best thing to wear all the time.   If you wear high heels for an occasional event, you probably won’t notice any drastic changes to your health. But if you wear high heels on a Read More...
Bunions: What Are They and How Do I Find Relief?

Bunions: What Are They and How Do I Find Relief?

If you find yourself unable to wear your favorite cowboy boots or sandals because of bunions, there’s still hope! Whether your bunions are causing you pain, or you just don’t like how they look, there are options for bunion relief. No matter the cause, there are multiple ways to deal with bunions, and sometimes treatment can even be done from home! Read on from your McAllen pharmacy to learn if the pain or curve in your Read More...
How Does Diabetes Affect Your Legs and Feet? Can Orthopedic Shoes Help?

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Legs and Feet? Can Orthopedic Shoes Help?

Many people know that diabetes affects your blood sugar, but you may not know that it can affect the health of your legs and feet. People diagnosed with diabetes often make changes to their diet, but it’s important that they protect their feet, as well. While you may do your best to take care of your legs and feet by keeping them clean and dry, trimming your nails, or moisturizing your skin, you can take it Read More...