New Vaccine Update

Jason

First let me start with an apology, “I’m sorry”! For years we in the pharmacy have told you that you only needed 1 shingles vaccine in your lifetime, Zostavax. That just changed, there is now a new vaccine to prevent shingles, Shingrix. The Shingrix vaccine is a far superior product that provides much greater protection against the painful condition shingles. Shingrix does such a great job preventing shingles that the recommendations are that even those patients that have already received the Zostavax vaccine should still get the Shingrix vaccine. Continue reading “New Vaccine Update”

Out With the Old, In With the New

Jason

New Year’s, a time for resolutions and healthy changes. 2017 was a fantastic year of growth for us in Coborn’s and in pharmacy. I am thankful for the opportunities I had to connect with patients in the pharmacy, friends in the community, and readers through this blog! As we roll into the new year, I thought I could offer up three helpful ideas for pharmacy related New Year’s Resolutions. Continue reading “Out With the Old, In With the New”

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”