Relieve Stress with Yoga: Davida, Fitness Pro

Tuesday, May, 16th, 2017 at 8:22 am by Davida Wright Galvin

Train Your Body to Relieve Stress with Yoga #withDavida   My 15-year old son is learning how to drive and the benefit to me is I get to explore the sensation of stress. As soon as we walked out of the driver’s license office with his learner’s permit he wanted to drive. We found a nearly empty parking lot and I let him have a try. After he started the ignition he mashed the gas [Read More...]

Health Benefits of Tuna

Thursday, May, 4th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Danielle Sikorski

Health Benefits of Tuna   The soggy, smelly, tuna-fish sandwich deserves another chance. I remember in elementary school hating the days when my mom sent me with tuna sandwiches. The moisture would soak through the wheat bread forming a dark, soggy dent in the middle. Mashed inside the zip-lock bag, it was unappetizing to say the least. It didn’t taste gross though. Even though it looked disgusting, I did always eat my lunch. Little did [Read More...]

Amlodipine: Dr. Peter J. Rice

Monday, May, 1st, 2017 at 7:30 am by Dr. Peter J. Rice

Amlodipine   An 83 year old Iowa woman in an assisted living facility recently had what appeared to be either a petit mal seizure or a transient ischemic attack.  She was sitting in front of the TV when suddenly she was detached and unresponsive. Her physician discontinued her amlodipine. This was surprising, and perhaps unnecessary, since amlodipine is generally very well tolerated. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that was first marketed by Pfizer in [Read More...]

Reducing Stress: Mindfulness

Thursday, April, 27th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Davida Wright Galvin

Reducing Stress Can Be an Exercise in the Head #withDavida   Sit comfortably and imagine the most beautiful sunset over the mountains. Breathe in the fresh air as you envision the sun beginning to dip below the peaks. Allow your skin to feel the cooling temperature as the sun loses intensity. Hear the fading chirps of the birds at they start to settle in for the evening. Be in this moment and continue to draw [Read More...]

Xyzal: What Is IT and How Does IT Work? Dr.Peter Rice

Wednesday, April, 26th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Dr. Peter J. Rice

Xyzal ™ – a right-handed nonprescription antihistamine Last month I attended the annual meeting of the American Pharmacists Association in San Francisco. We had beautiful weather for the meeting, and I was able to visit with my cousin Terri who lives there.  Terri is always happy to meet relatives visiting San Francisco as long as we don’t ask her to take us to Alcatraz – she has been there way too often to enjoy it. [Read More...]