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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]