Keeping Controlled Substances Safe in the Home

Posted July 19th, 2019

Managing your pain is such an important part of your well-being and quality of life. Your doctor may prescribe certain pain medications called opioids to help manage your pain. These medications can help you live better and with less pain when taken correctly. When in the wrong hands or when misused, however, these medications can […]

Safe Medication Disposal

Posted July 17th, 2019

Any expired, unwanted, or unused medicines can be disposed of in a local “take back” program or medication drop box at a police station. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) sponsors National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in communities nationwide in the Spring and Fall. Many communities also have their own drug take back programs. […]

Medication Safety

Posted July 15th, 2019

Your doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and pharmacists work very hard to keep you healthy and safe. But you can also do your part to keep yourself healthy and safe when it comes to managing your medications! Make A List And Check It Twice Keep an up to date list of the medications you […]

Safety and Hospice Care

Posted July 11th, 2019

Hospice is a unique service for patients who have chosen to no longer receive treatment to actively treat their disease. This does not mean they are no longer receiving any medical services. Hospice health care providers will help manage side effects affecting you through the use of medications and other modalities. Hospice providers will help […]

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