Hydrochlorothiazide: Dr. Peter Rice

Thursday, April, 6th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Dr. Peter J. Rice

Hydrochlorothiazide   If you ever find yourself as a pharmacy technician or pharmacy student, you’ll be fixated on memorizing the top drugs. When you get to hydrochlorothiazide, two things happen.  First, the name is so long that almost no one says the full name. It’s abbreviated to HCTZ.  Second, there are two brand names to memorize – Hydrodiuril and Esidrix – except that they are no longer sold in the US. Hydorochlorothiazide is one of [Read More...]

Health Benefits of Eggs: What Are They?

Tuesday, April, 4th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Danielle Sikorski

Health Benefits of Eggs Eggs are a staple in the American diet. They can be part of a healthy meal (veggie frittata) and they can also be added to or accompanied by food items that make them less than healthy (fried eggs with hash browns, bacon and pancakes). There have been mixed messages about the true health benefits of eggs. Some people believe that eggs will cause high cholesterol while others can’t imagine life without [Read More...]

Metabolism: How Is Yours?

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

Is Your Metabolism Weighing You Down? #withDavida   I overheard some ladies chatting at Starbucks about their weight and diet. You know the usual stuff we girls complain about. But then I heard one person sigh and blame their extra weight on having a slow metabolism, a curse they have to bear. I often hear people throw out the term “slow metabolism” as an excuse for being overweight. While a slow metabolism can cause extra [Read More...]

Protein Bars Reviewed: Danielle, registered dietitian

Wednesday, March, 29th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Danielle Sikorski

Healthiest Protein Bars Protein bars seem like a healthy option when you’re on the run, but sometimes they can be more like a glorified candy bar than a healthy snack. With all of the options out there, how do you know what is healthy and what’s not? I’m going to review some of the protein bars that I can stand behind, in addition to those that you should avoid. I’ll also give you some key [Read More...]

Tips to Help with Sore Muscles

Monday, March, 27th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Davida Wright Galvin

Sore Muscles? Here’s Some Relief After Your Workout #withDavida   Sore Muscles scare many people away from exercise. If they do finally mount the courage to brave the gym, they lift very light weights and try not to exert themselves too much. But when using your body for something new, like spandex in a yoga class, soreness is almost unavoidable. When the muscle is challenged the tissues break down for rebuilding to make the muscle [Read More...]