Foods that increase your risk of statin side effects

Statins are the most widely prescribed medication in the U.S. today. You may have been prescribed a statin if your doctor told you that you have high cholesterol. These drugs have been around for decades, and are well known as… Continue Reading…

Allergies: Common Causes and Best Treatments

According to kidshealth.org, up to 50 million Americans, including millions of kids, have some type of allergy. In fact, allergies cause about 2 million missed school days each year. Allergies are abnormal immune system reactions to things that are typically… Continue Reading…

Statin muscle pain is more common than you think. Will switching statins help?

“I feel pain and weakness in my muscles.” If you have been taking a statin and you face the above situation, it is possible you may be experiencing a side effect from your statin. What are statins? It is alarming… Continue Reading…

Generic Dexilant To Reduce Stomach Acid Is Available Now

Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is commonly used to treat stomach and esophagus problems, like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and to relieve symptoms of these conditions, such as heartburn. There is not a generic version of Dexilant currently available in the United States.… Continue Reading…

Taking Livalo®? There is a lower cost option

If you are taking Livalo (pitavastatin) tablets you may be paying too much. Branded products can be expensive, and Livalo is no exception. Livalo Cost Increase The cost of Livalo has continued to increase over the years. From 2013 to… Continue Reading…

What People Are Expected to Spend the New COVID Relief Package On?

Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash President Joe Biden signed $1.9 trillion Covid-19 economic relief package with benefits including a third round of stimulus payment into law on Thursday afternoon. It will provide those households with up to $1,400 per… Continue Reading…

3rd Stimulus Check Is on The Way-Tips for Stretching Your Dollars & Saving Money

President Joe Biden signed off on the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act Thursday. Now, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will begin sending payments to eligible households. The third economic impact payment is worth up to $1,400 per individual and… Continue Reading…

New survey: Americans cut prescription costs by ordering from Canada

According to the survey, Americans ordering their prescription drugs from certified online Canadian pharmacies are saving an average of $228 per month — or $2,736 per year. Here’s the breakdown of savings per month: Over 57% saved $100 or more… Continue Reading…

Does your statin stop you from drinking grapefruit juice? There is a solution.

What are statins? A vast majority of the U.S population suffers from high cholesterol. High cholesterol is not normal. Unlike other diseases, it has no symptoms and is considered a silent killer*.  Statins are the first line of defence against… Continue Reading…

The Differences Between the Vaccines Matter

Public-health officials are enthusiastic about the new, single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, despite its having a somewhat lower efficacy at preventing symptomatic illness than other available options. Although clinical-trial data peg that rate at 72 percent in the United… Continue Reading…