Episode 4 – Lice

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jessica-skelleyDr. Jessica Skelley, an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy and an adjunct faculty member for the St. Vincent’s East Family Medicine Residency Program, talks about lice, who is at most risk, how it is spread and how to help protect you and your family from lice.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 10-27-15 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!

Episode 3 – Medications and Dementia

Handful-of-RXthompson-paulaDr. Paula Thompson, an associate professor at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University and a pharmacist who specializes in geriatric home-based primary care at the Birmingham VA, returns to Healthy Dose® to give more details on the risks for dementia and how medications, both over-the-counter and prescription, could increase dementia.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 10-20-15 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!

Episode 2 – Elderly and Dementia

adult helping senior in hospitalthompson-paulaDr. Paula Thompson, an associate professor at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University and a pharmacist who specializes in geriatric home-based primary care at the Birmingham VA, talks about the elderly and answers questions on some common causes of dementia (i.e. what does the elderly mean today? what is delirium and how does it compare to dementia?)

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 10-13-15 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!

Episode 1 – Flu and other Vaccinations

flu-cling-stickerB-Metro-Pharmacy-September-2011-Photos-by-Lindsey-Griffin-Photography©-0021Dr. Patrick Devereux, vice-president and chief pharmacist at FMS Pharmacy in Bessemer, talks about the importance of a flu vaccination along with what other vaccinations you can get with the flu vaccination today! Dr. Devereux also explains the answers to common questions on the flu (i.e does the flu vaccine give you the flu? can you get the flu if you are allergic to eggs?)

Listen now below to today’s episode which aired at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!