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It’s April, which means spring is here bringing warm weather, blooming flowers, and sunny days. But if you’re one of the 7.4 million people that suffer from seasonal allergies, spring means pollen, watery eyes, sneezing, and visits to your pharmacy. Affording your allergy medication can be expensive, especially if multiple people in your household are suffering… Read More

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At GoodRx, we are committed to finding you the best savings on your prescriptions, and we have some good news. Today, we’re excited to announce new lower prices on some popular prescriptions at Walgreens. Our already discounted prices have dropped even lower – by as much as 70% in some cases. These deeper discounts are… Read More

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Erectile dysfunction treatments are some of the most counterfeited drugs in the world, and on March 16, 2018, the FDA began warning consumers about dangerous unapproved drugs being advertised. These counterfeit drugs are advertised nationwide as a “healthy man alternative to the little blue pill” or “healthy man,” or “the power pill” for erectile dysfunction. They have been… Read More

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With new guidelines issued by the American Heart Association, the goal blood pressure for all adults is now less than 130/80. The first number of your blood pressure, 130, is the systolic blood pressure and the second number, 80, is diastolic. It is estimated almost half of Americans may meet the criteria for high blood pressure (BP),… Read More

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Plaque psoriasis is a skin disorder that causes thick, scaly, red skin which can be painful and itchy. Treatments for plaque psoriasis come in various types of forms including oral, injectable and topical. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment for you as no single psoriasis treatment works for everyone. Recently, Ilumya, was approved… Read More

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Medicare offers comprehensive healthcare coverage for seniors 65 years of age and older. But needless to say, it can be confusing. Prior-authorizations, coverage gaps, co-insurance, part D, advantage plans? It can be too much. Here’s the catch – if you don’t know how to successfully navigate the system, you will more than likely be paying… Read More

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) accounts for 70% of dementia. The brain affected by Alzheimer’s has two things normal brains don’t. The first is a build-up of protein fragments, called amyloid plaques, between nerve cells in the brain. The second is the tangling of a protein, tau, in nerve cells. Confusing, I know, but it’s why we don’t have… Read More

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Sleep plays a huge role in health, wellbeing, and long-term memory. Many folks turn to herbal remedies and supplements when they are struggling with insomnia. Insomnia can be a sign of an underlying medical disorder, mood disorder (depression and anxiety) or a medication side effect, so first see your doctor to help you rule those… Read More

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Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, is found in food like egg yolks, nuts, and grain. It is also a common supplement taken by folks to improve the quality of their hair and nails. But there are some drawbacks to biotin supplements. Not only may it not work, but it can also cause problems with… Read More

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Having a chronic disease such as diabetes, asthma, COPD or HIV can cost a pretty penny. Since these diseases are not easy on the pocketbook, it’s not surprising that many Americans often times choose between eating and the paying the bills or being able to afford their medications. In an effort to reduce the cost… Read More