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Cracking Down on Illegal Alzheimer's Treatments
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action against 17 companies that were illegally selling products claiming to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
Children's Dental Health
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS When do you take your baby to the dentist? When do you start brushing your baby's teeth? What toothpaste should you use?
For American Heart Month, Say No to Heart Disease
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. But you can say no to heart disease by learning about the condition and taking steps to improve your heart health.
Reducing Men's Cancer Risk
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Everyday choices can play a significant role in your risk of cancer, regardless of your gender. Here are some specific steps men can take to reduce their cancer risk.
Winter Safety Tips
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Whether you're ready for them or not, the winter months are upon us. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
For American Heart Month, Give Your Heart a Tune-Up
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Looking to lower your blood pressure?
Reducing Women's Cancer Risk
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Everyday choices can play a significant role in your risk of cancer, regardless of your gender. Here are some specific steps women can take to reduce their cancer risk.
Working in the Cold: What You Need to Know
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS It's wintertime again — when temperatures take a dive. But don't let your health take a dive, too
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Common Diet Mistakes
Written By Anyssa Garza, PharmD, BCMAS Often, the hardest part of dieting is getting started. To help yourself succeed, avoid these five common diet mistakes.