The Educated Patient™ | Page 3

The Flu Epidemic: Unmasking Facts & Myths
For patients who have reservations about flu vaccination, this guide can ease concerns.
Fighting Free Radicals: Do You Need Antioxidants?
Patients may have questions about taking antioxidants.
Through Thick and Thin: Using Anticlotting Drugs
Helping patients understand their regimen can boost adherence.
Bronchitis: When To Take It Seriously
Pharmacists can debunk the myths and provide the facts about treatment for bronchitis.
Gestational Diabetes: Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
Women with gestational diabetes should be proactive about monitoring and maintaining their health.
Are Head Lice Bugging Your Child?
These stubborn bugs live on the scalp for up to 30 days. Here's a how-to guide for preventing and treating head lice in children.
Understanding Migraine Headaches
Patients should understand how to avoid their triggers and treat painful migraine attacks.
Prenatal Vitamins: The Building Blocks of Nutrition
Patients should understand the importance of folic acid, iron, calcium, and omega-3s in pregnancy.
Is Pink Eye Rubbing You the Wrong Way?
Patients learn approaches for treating different forms of conjunctivitis.
Using Herbal Supplements Safely
Patients need education about the potential pitfalls of taking herbal supplements.
Controlling Your HIV Infection
Patients taking antiretroviral therapy can maximize their therapy when pharmacists educate them about their medication regimens.
Vitamins & Minerals for Seniors
When older patients are deficient in vitamins B and D, calcium, and iron, dietary supplementation can help them find nutritional balance.
Understanding Anemia
Helping patients understand and identify anemia's underlying cause can promote adherence to treatment.
Influenza vs the Common Cold: Symptoms and Treatment
Patients may find it difficult to distinguish between a cold and the flu, and pharmacists can help them determine if self treatment is appropriate.
Sweet Dreams: A Guide to Overcoming Insomnia
When insomnia begins to negatively impact a patient's quality of life, pharmacists can explain the nonpharmalogic and pharmalogic treatment options.
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