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Thinning Hair? We Can Help.

Written by: Roger Rose, RPh, Director of Pharmacy Services Did you know that there are various types of baldness, and the treatments differ? About half the men and women show some degree of balding by the age 40. Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most common form of hair loss. In[…]

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Investigation of Seoul Virus Outbreak

Investigation of Seoul Virus Outbreak Associated with Home-based, Rat-breeding Facilities in Wisconsin and Illinois Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network January 24, 2017, 14:00 ET (2:00 PM ET) CDCHAN-0040 Summary CDC and health officials from Wisconsin and Illinois are conducting an investigation of Seoul virus infections among pet rats[…]

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The Flu is on the Rise

Early Arizona numbers show a 70% increase in flu cases compared to the number of cases reported last year at this time. Influenza or the flu as it is commonly know is very unpredictable and can vary from season to season.  Often flu and cold symptoms mimic each other; sore[…]

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Valley Fever in Arizona

Valley fever is affecting more Arizonans this year according to a recent study. According to Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association: [There have been] 4,957 reported cases of valley fever (according to the Arizona Department of Health Services). Sometimes the symptoms are hard to detect as they are very similar to[…]

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Impact of Physical Inactivity

written by Michael Bacon PT, Director of Rehabilitation Recently United Health published the American Health Ranking Senior Report 2016 which looks at the health of our seniors (age 65+) through several criteria.  One of the most disturbing trends was an increase in physical inactivity amongst the senior population.    In fact[…]

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