Archive for May, 2016

Asthma and CPAP: what you should know

Posted on: May 17th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Breathing issues can be scary, disruptive and costly. And the bad news is, if you’ve lived with one type of breathing disorder, you’re at risk for another. A study at the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study found that those who had asthma were 11 percent more likely to develop sleep apnea at another point in their […]

Tips to building up your backup milk supply

Posted on: May 12th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

If you’re out on maternity leave, you’re probably already starting to fret about what’s going to happen once you return to work. Will my baby miss me? What about major milestones happening while I’m at the office? How can I ever leave this little one at daycare? And of course, there’s nursing. You still want […]

Little-Known facts about nursing

Posted on: May 10th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

They’re the faces of patient care in the health industry, and often ones you see the most while receiving care. And if you play the role of a caretaker for an elderly relative, then you probably have a good idea of how difficult their job is. Since May is National Nursing Month, we thought we […]

Brittle bones: Osteoporosis prevention in the Golden Years

Posted on: May 3rd, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

The Golden Years can contain many joys—grandbabies, travel and the free time that comes with retirement. The downside is that many seniors also have to deal with growing health concerns. For today’s blog, we’re going to cover one of the more common ones—osteoporosis. Approximately 20 percent of all Americans over the age of 50 live […]