Adult Immunizations for National Immunization Awareness Month

Steven Pettit, PharmD, RPh
Adult Immunizations Summertime can be a time for relaxing, enjoying time off from school or a much needed vacation from work. This relaxing time allows your body to heal both mentally and...

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements 101

Steven Pettit, PharmD, RPh
Fish oil supplements are a mainstay in many medicine cabinets. With all of the health benefits you can understand why. Fish oils are rich in 2 different Omega-3 fatty acids. Each has their own...

How to Deal with the Unwanted Side Effects of Medication

Mika Bradford, CN, CPhT
The Institute of Medicine reports over 116 million people suffer from chronic pain. This number is referenced by dozens of medical organizations, including the National Institutes of Health and...

Depression Medications

Steven Pettit, PharmD, RPh
We all suffer from the occasional bad day. No matter how happy and energetic everyone is around you, you simply do not have the energy and enthusiasm to match. It is a normal part of life we all...

Compounding FAQ

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What is compounding? Pharmaceutical compounding is the melding of art and science to produce custom medications tailored to a patient’s individual needs.

Natural Treatment For The Common Cold

David Morcom, PharmD, RPh, Certified Herbal Specialist
Cold and Flu season isn’t over yet… learn how to protect yourself with safe, natural treatments.   Often times, patients wait until their symptoms become unbearable and only...

Dos and Don’ts of Medication during Pregnancy

The moment a woman finds out she is pregnant, worries and questions immediately flood her mind. Among the questions of “how are we going to raise this child,” “afford the...

Dos and Don’ts of Medication during Pregnancy Part II

Previously, I covered some common ailments that can be safely treated with over-the-counter medications during pregnancy. Part two is a continuation with similar information regarding several...

Treating the Common Cold and Seasonal Allergies

Steven Pettit, PharmD, RPh
Throughout the year patients end up in their pharmacy or doctor’s office trying to determine what it is ailing them. When a patient comes into the pharmacy complaining of itchy eyes, runny...

Insomnia: Understanding Melatonin & Sleep Hygiene

David Morcom, PharmD, RPh, Certified Herbal Specialist

Even when we’re not at work, we’re on the clock – our biological clock, that is!

Flu Shots

Steven Pettit, PharmD, RPh
It’s getting to be that time of the year again. The coughs, sniffles and wheezing almost seem to be your personal soundtrack as you go about your daily activities. Everyone wants to be free...

Sun Safety: Your Infant and Sunscreens

Noelle Leger, PharmD, RPh
When summer hits us (and boy, does it hit us) I get a lot of questions from new parents about sunscreen for their infants. "Can I put sunscreen on my baby?", "Which sunscreen is the best?", and...

Top 10 Sun Protection Tips

Noelle Leger, PharmD, RPh
Here are ten good-to-know sun protection tips for you and your family

Are You a Scaredy Cat or Do You Have One?

Andy Komuves, RPh, FIACP
If one of your family members is of the feline variety you may find this interesting. Mainly due to genetics, cats have a predisposition for a number of conditions, including hyperthyroidism,...

Welcome to our blog!

Andy Komuves, RPh, FIACP
We here at Dougherty’s are proud and excited to bring you our blog. Our goal is to offer you information that is relevant to you and hopefully will help improve your health, your...