Observe National Check Your Meds Day

Observe National Check Your Meds Day

You and your pharmacist should not be strangers, which is why in 2017, The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) joined forces with Consumer Reports to promote the first-ever National Check Your Meds Day. Observed every October 21, consumers are encouraged...
How Pharmacogenetic (PGX) Testing Benefits You

How Pharmacogenetic (PGX) Testing Benefits You

Ever wonder where the anecdote “take two of these and call me in the morning,” come from?  Each and every person has a unique genetic profile that affects how they metabolize different medications.  So that follow-up with the prescribing physician is...
PGX Testing Provides Better Patient Outcomes for Physicians

PGX Testing Provides Better Patient Outcomes for Physicians

Physicians know that their patients come first. They practice and prescribe medicine in the hopes to promote health, prevent disease, relieve pain, and circumvent suffering. Unfortunately, medications don’t always act accordingly. Approximately 2 million people are...
CGX Screening for Melanoma

CGX Screening for Melanoma

In school, you probably learned that your skin, or dermis, is the largest organ in the human body. It accounts for 15% of your body weight, and the average person has about 300 million skin cells. Fluctuations in your skin’s color or texture can sometimes signal...