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10
Oct

QUESTIONS ANSWERED: THE FLU

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Holidays are almost here and the Flu season is about to begin. We answer some general questions about this 2014-2015 Flu season in this blog post.

What sort of flu season is expected this year?

It’s not possible to predict what this flu season will be like. Flu seasons are unpredictable in a number of ways. While flu spreads every year, the timing, severity, and length of the season usually varies from one season to another.

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29
Sep

What is Ebola and how do people catch it?

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Over the past month, you may have heard people talking about the Ebola virus. You may have also seen something about it on television, in the newspaper or on the Internet.

The reason for this is because an outbreak of Ebola started in West Africa in March. So far, the virus has infected nearly 6,000 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal.

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12
Sep

Keep Cool! Protect Your Health When It’s Hot

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A heat alert has been declared for parts of Southern California as possible record temperatures hit in the coming days.

"When temperatures are high, even a few hours of exertion may cause severe dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke," said Jeffery Gunzenhauser, the interim health officer for LA County.

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25
Aug

THE BEST TIME TO DRINK YOUR COFFEE, ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

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If you're anything like certain members of Vail Ranch Pharmacy staff, then you feel more or less undead until you have your morning cup of  coffee. However, insight into the way our attention rises and dips throughout the day suggests that we can get more precise about the way we caffeinate--and thus become more productive.

How so? Because, as Steven Miller, the man behind brain blog NeuroscienceDC suggests, the way coffee affects your body is shaped by a few key factors. Those being:

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hopefully more children's hospitals will find similar excuses to brightenup the days!
26
Jul

Young patients get a visit from superheroes

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On Wednesday morning, the children at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York got a big surprise when they glanced out their windows. On the other side of the glass were their favorite superheroes waving back at them!

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05
Jun

You put safety first. So do we.

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Vail Ranch Pharmacy introduces a new addition to our already effective line of medication dispensing, the Parata Mini® provides fast, accurate dispensing of your medication.

the Parata Mini provides fast, accurate dispensing

Fast, Accurate Dispensing
Mini harnesses the power of air for the highest counting speed available. It counts prescriptions in 3 to 5 seconds.

Safety You Can Count On

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 Susan G. Komen LA Reveals New Superhero to Fight Breast Cancer “Adira Strong”
23
Mar

Susan G. Komen LA Reveals New Superhero to Fight Breast Cancer “Adira Strong”

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Meet Adira Strong!

Breast cancer's new super heroine, designed and brought to life by Nicole Chilelli for Susan G. Komen Los Angeles to help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer.

Bald, Proud, Strong and Beautiful.

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Refill synchronization or prescription synchronization
06
Mar

Vail Ranch Pharmacy Now Offers Prescription Synchronization

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Vail Ranch Pharmacy is pleased to announce that Prescription Synchronization will now be a part of our patient support services.

The service coordinates all of a patient’s prescriptions to be refilled on the same day each month.

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26
Feb

VA Initiative Shows Early Promise in Reducing Use of Opioids for Chronic Pain

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has initiated a multi-faceted approach to reduce the use of opioids among America’s Veterans using VA health care. The Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI) is a comprehensive effort to improve the quality of life for the hundreds of thousands of Veterans suffering from chronic pain. Launched in October 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, OSI is already demonstrating success in lowering dependency on this class of drugs.

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Punching Out Parkinsons
21
Feb

Fighting Parkinson's through non-contact boxing workouts

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After a stellar career in the ring, former two-time World Champ Paulie Ayala is making his biggest impact outside of the ring with his “Punching Out Parkinson’s” boxing program. Ayala, has been using boxing training techniques to improve the lives of patients suffering from the dreaded disease.

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