The 3 Types of Estrogen

There are three types of estrogen: estrone (E1), estradiol (E2), and estriol (E3). Estrone is the main one in postmenopausal woman and estriol for pregnant women. Estradiol plays a role in development and proper functioning of the female reproductive system and bone density. There are general test that can be ordered to check Ovaries & […]

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Beat the Bite… The Buzz about the West Nile Virus

The West Nile Virus is caused by the bites of infected mosquitos. 4 D’s of Prevention  ·      Dusk/ Dawn: Mosquitos Active time- try to stay inside ·      Dress: Wear light colored loose fitting long sleeved clothes, and closed toe shoes ·                  DEET: make sure your insect repellant contains DEET, and spray over clothes ·      Drain Standing Water (Plant pots, rain gutters, old tires, and […]

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What are Hormones?

Hormones are the body’s chemical messengers. Little changes in amounts of hormones can result in big changes to the whole body. A few factors that cause hormone levels to increase or decrease are stress, lack of physical activity, aging, pregnancy, and menopause. The different hormones have varying actions and effects, which include changes in mood, […]

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How Do I Dispose of My Unused Medication?

Many people wonder what they should do with leftover medication when they are changed to a different drug and no longer need what is left or if the medication has expired. A lot of people have the misunderstanding that simply flushing medication down the toilet or sink is correct and will have no effects, but […]

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Who Should Not Get the Flu Vaccine

Talk to your health care provider about vaccination if you have: Allergy to chicken eggs A history of severe reaction to a flu vaccination A moderate-to-severe illness with fever (you should wait until getting better) A history of Guillain–Barré Syndrome (a severe paralytic illness, also called GBS)

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Flu Vaccination 101

August in Texas? Cruelly sweltering. Summer is at its peak……but wait a second. Have you noticed the familiar ‘back-to-school’ logos and the visibly busy moms around in your everyday grocery stores yet? Yes, school is starting soon, and believe it or not, the flu season will be here in no time. When it comes to flu, […]

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Important for Proper Health Care – Openness and Trust

Two of the most important factors to receive good care are openness and trust. If a patient does not speak openly with a caregiver, they will not get adequate help and this will lead to a lack of trust because of poor treatment results. As healthcare professionals, Kearney Park Pharmacy’s Pharmacists and technicians are here […]

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Recommended Over-the-Counter Drugs

There are plenty of over-the-counter items available to consumers to help with minor, short-term issues. Most people are familiar with cough/cold, pain, fever, allergy, upset stomach, and many more categories displayed in the aisles near the pharmacy counter. Unless, you have a preference you know works for a particular condition, it is more of a […]

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