Emotions and Heart Disease

In the past 40 years, cases of heart disease in the U.S. have dropped by 20 percent.1 Now, that’s news worth celebrating! Efforts at prevention, detection, and treatment appear to paying off. For example, Americans’ cholesterol levels keep falling. Researchers think that ditching trans fats from our diets may be one reason why.2 Still, heartRead More

A New Year—A New You?

Is there a person on the planet that hasn’t made a New Year’s resolution—and then failed to follow through? Setting goals may be the easy part, but turning those goals into results….? Well, we all know how hard that can be. Whether you’re hoping to shed a few pounds, step up your level of exercise,Read More

Medicare Part D Plan Review

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment began October 15th and ends December 7th, 2016. Many national drug store chains spend millions of dollars on advertising to attract patients to their pharmacies by promising Rx cost savings that never deliver. Many patients will switch plans without fully understanding their options. Dr. Z’s Pharmacy is offering Medicare Part DRead More

When Kids’ Allergies Strike in the Fall

School is in session, and just like clockwork your 8-year-old starts sneezing, sniffling, and snorting—not to mention clearing her throat and blowing her nose like there’s no tomorrow. Poor thing! What’s going on? It’s not the season for this! Chances are it IS seasonal allergies, fall allergies. We have featured spring allergies before, and fallRead More

Hot Enough For Ya?

Did you know that the number of hot days—and warm nights—is increasing? In the U.S., record high temperatures now outnumber record lows at least two to one.1 Now, that kind of information scares the ber-jeeb-ers out of me. What can you do to protect yourself in a heat wave—or simply in the hot summer sun? KnowRead More