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How’s Your Medicare D Plan?

How’s Your Medicare D Plan?
By Mark Johnson R.CPhT., Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

The time is here if you are needing to change your Medicare Part D plan or if you are wanting to change your Medicare Advantage plan. You also have the opportunity during this time to switch from a Medicare Advantage plan and go to original Medicare. The open enrollment period is from October 7 through December 15. […]

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What you need to know about shingles

Shingles
What You Should Know
By Adam W. Cooper, Pharm D, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
Herpes zoster, or shingles, is a heavy hitting diagnosis generally occurring in adults over the age of 50. The disease will affect approximately one million adults each year and carries a nearly 30% lifetime chance of disease contraction. As one ages, the chance of experiencing the disease increases so much that approximately 50% of those aged 85 and older will experience shingles. These facts create a significant health care concern for this population. […]

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The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy talks flu facts and prevention tips – LIVING WELL Magazine

Flu Facts and Prevention Tips
Courtesy The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
It’s very important to remember that the flu isn’t a harmless affliction. It is a serious illness and can lead to other serious illnesses, including pneumonia. With flu season upon us, The Medicine Shoppe pharmacy offers these flu facts and prevention tips. […]