November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

This week we have a guest blogger, Joseph who’s a Pharmacy Student from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Also, he’s currently on a management internship with Coborn’s (he has also worked at our pharmacy in Pinecone for a number of years) and was excited for the opportunity to write about November’s topic…Diabetes. Continue reading “November is National Diabetes Awareness Month”

October is American Pharmacists Month

Jason

Often voted as the most trusted profession, Pharmacists have played a key role in the healthcare team and our communities for years. We are very proud of all of our Pharmacists and thought we could highlight two of them for their outstanding service; Continue reading “October is American Pharmacists Month”

The Opioid Epidemic

Jason

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware that we have a prescription drug abuse problem in our country. Medications that we use to help treat pain, anxiety, and other conditions are very potent and when misused can have terrible consequences. 100 Americans die from a drug overdose each day! Let’s look at a few other statistics and discuss ways that we can help address this problem. Continue reading “The Opioid Epidemic”

August is Immunization Awareness Month

Jason

With flu season fast approaching now is a good time to talk about immunizations. There is a lot of mis-information out there, so let’s clear the confusion and put your mind at ease about one of the best things you can do to protect the health of yourself and your loved ones. As we saw earlier this year with the regional outbreak of Measles in Minnesota, neglecting immunizations can be dangerous and even deadly. Continue reading “August is Immunization Awareness Month”

“Next Generation” Blood Pressure Machines

Jason

If you have passed by any of our pharmacies lately you may have noticed our new “PharmaSmart” blood pressure machines. If you haven’t…check them out, they are really cool! A couple key features; Continue reading ““Next Generation” Blood Pressure Machines”