Tag Archives: Health Care

What Are the Active Ingredients of the Pfizer Vaccine?

Near the end of August this year, the Food and Drug Administration gave the Pfizer vaccine its full approval. This is a step above Emergency Use Approval, and means that private individuals can now purchase their vaccine from any pharmacy in Cleveland, Ohio like us! Like any good consumer, of course, you should get to … Continue reading

Home Remedies

Home remedies are traditional medication or therapy that uses natural procedures and ingredients at home to relieve a certain illness or discomfort. But given the accessibility and low cost of home remedies, can they really replace prescription medications? Most people may turn to home remedies because of how accessible they are, granted that you can … Continue reading

What Is Herd Immunity and What Is Your Role in it?

You may have probably heard of the term herd immunity, how it is key to ending the COVID-19 pandemic and returning to normal, and how it is up to every one of us to achieve this. So, what is herd immunity? And more importantly, what role does each one of us play here? As your … Continue reading

Expired Medication? Here’s How to Dispose It

Have you checked your medicine cabinet or first aid kit recently? It may be time to dispose of some medication. Doing so does not only ensure that everyone in the family is safe from accidental ingestion, but it ensures the environment is safe from contamination, too. That said, do not just throw them in the … Continue reading

Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs and How to Manage Them

Psychotropic medications are used to treat mental health disorders and cover any drug that affects mood, behavior, thoughts, or perception. These are usually prescription medications that regulate neurotransmitters. The five main types of psychotropic medications include antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, stimulants, antipsychotics, and mood stabilizers. These medications may cause a wide range of side effects but … Continue reading

Why is Immunization so Important?

If there’s anything that the previous year taught us, it’s that vaccines are important, and getting immunized is far more important to get herd immunity. Most major pharmacies, if not all, as well as any independent pharmacy in Ohio, offer immunization to protect the community from communicable diseases. But how do vaccines really work? And … Continue reading