Drug Card Blogs

Back to School: Children’s Health

Back To School Now that you’re ready for your child’s school year by purchasing the necessary pens, pencils, notebooks, backpack, and the exciting new wardrobe, it’s time to consider your child’s health as they head off to school.   Prepare for Proper Sleeping Habits As the summer winds down, so should the routine of late nights and sleeping-in. Your child will be more alert and focused in class if you start getting them ready for [Read More...]

Can You Fill A Prescription Without Insurance?

Can You Fill A Prescription Without Insurance? If you find yourself uninsured or underinsured (meaning not all your medications are covered) you can always fill your prescriptions at any pharmacy and pay cash or use a discount drug card to help reduce your prescription medication costs. Although you or your employer pay for insurance through your premiums, you do not need to use your insurance every time you fill your prescriptions. Most insurance these days [Read More...]

Beta-Blockers | Easy Drug Card | Dr. Peter Rice

Beta-Blockers: Drugs That Can Influence Athletic Performance  I recently found myself at an event called the “Salute to Seniors” at our downtown Denver Convention Center.  Not that I’m THAT old – I do take advantage of my senior discount at Einstein Bagels, but I won’t qualify for Medicare until next year. I volunteered with the 9HealthFair team to offer osteoporosis screening and to answer questions under the “Ask A Pharmacist” sign. A young woman – [Read More...]

How To Fill A Prescription At A Different Pharmacy

How To Fill A Prescription At A Different Pharmacy If you have refills at one pharmacy you will need to get them transferred from the original pharmacy to get the refill from the new pharmacy. But it’s easy. Steps for transferring your prescriptions Call or visit the pharmacy you want to transfer your prescriptions to and tell your new pharmacy that you want to transfer your prescriptions from your old pharmacy. Give them the name, strength, and prescription [Read More...]

Allergy Symptoms: What You Need to Know!

Allergy Symptoms If you suffer from seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever and allergic rhinitis, your symptoms can make you feel miserable. But before you wrap yourself in a hazmat suit, try these simple strategies to keep your seasonal allergies under control. Reduce your exposure to allergy triggers Reduce your exposure to the allergens that trigger your allergy symptoms: Stay indoors – especially on windy, dry days. The best time to go outside is [Read More...]