Medical Information

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"Its truly been a pleasure for my family, beginning with my father in 1959, to serve the families of this community for over 50 years. We strive each and everyday to improve the health and wellness of our patients and take pride in being able to deliver pharmacy care services to a great many in need."

July Health Information

National Juvenile Arthritis Month

July 1, 2017 | Author: Arthritis Foundation

What is Juvenile Arthritis?

Juvenile arthritis (JA) is not a disease in itself. Also known as pediatric rheumatic disease, JA is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions or pediatric rheumatic diseases that can develop in children under the age of 16. Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in the United States

Although the various types of juvenile arthritis share many common symptoms, like pain, joint swelling, redness and warmth, each type of JA is distinct and has its own special concerns and symptoms. Some types of juvenile arthritis affect the musculoskeletal system, but joint symptoms may be minor or nonexistent. Juvenile arthritis can also involve the eyes, skin, muscles and gastrointestinal tract. more

Fighting the Flu

Shingles Vaccine

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We're going to begin giving the vaccine here on Tuesday, October 16. The days will be Tuesday through Friday by appointment only. Just call 716-876-3070 to make an appointment, or visit the store to schedule an appointment.

What is Shingles?

What is shingles? Shingles is a painful skin rash camera. It is caused by the varicella zoster virus. Shingles usually appears in a band, a strip, or a small area on one side of the face or body. It is also called herpes zoster.

Shingles is most common in older adults and people who have weak immune systems because of stress, injury, certain medicines, or other reasons. Most people who get shingles will get better and will not get it again.

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