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Is It Time for a Medication Reconciliation?

See your doctor or pharmacist Saturday, Oct. 21 for National Check Your Meds Day An annual medication review—or a "brown bag review"—is a good opportunity to make sure you’re taking the right medicines for your condition, and taking them correctly. Whether you’re taking one, two, or a dozen medications, having a comprehensive medication review with your pharmacist or doctor can help with identifying potential problems. It can also help your doctor remove medications you might no longer need. If even one of the six questions below describes your drug regimen, make an appointment to see your doctor or pharmacist. 1.

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7 Tips for Rein­vent­ing Your­self dur­ing Sep­tem­ber Is Healthy Aging Month

1. Do not act your age or at least what you think your cur­rent age should act like. What was your best year so far? 28? 40? Now? Pic­ture your­self at that age and be it. Some peo­ple may say this is denial, but we say it’s pos­i­tive think­ing and goes a long way toward feel­ing bet­ter about your­self. (Tip: Don’t keep look­ing in the mir­ror, just FEEL IT!) 2. Be pos­i­tive in your con­ver­sa­tions and your actions every day. When you catch your­self com­plain­ing, check your­self right there and change the con­ver­sa­tion to some­thing pos­i­tive. (Tip: Stop watch­ing the

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Healthy Aging

September Is Healthy Aging Month September is Healthy Aging Month and the time to get started on better health practices. Think it’s too late to “re-invent” yourself? Think again. According to Carolyn Worthington, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging® Magazine and executive director of Healthy Aging®, it’s never too late to find a new career, a new sport, passion or hobby. And, now is the time to travel more than ever. The numbers of people over 45 is growing every year. The attention used to be just on the baby boomers. The generation x-ers are elbowing their way in and have many

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National Health Center Week

National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Health centers serve 27 million patients a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care. In addition to their long history as health care homes to millions, health centers produce innovative solutions to the most pressing health care issues in their communities and reach beyond the walls of conventional medicine to address the social determinants of health affecting special patient populations. Each year we

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Psoriasis Week

An estimated 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), making it the most common autoimmune disease in the country. Although the skin disease is prevalent, many people are still unaware of its impact. August is National Psoriasis Awareness Month, offering the opportunity to educate the public and dispel myths associated with the disease. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. The most common form of the disease, plaque psoriasis, appears as raised, red patches covered with an accumulation of white dead skin cells. Psoriasis is not contagious. As many as 30

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