August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, so we thought that we would take this time to discuss some of the immunization and vaccination services that we offer at MacDonald’s Pharmacy. By now, you should have your back-to-school immunization taken care of, but there are other vaccinations that we recommend people get throughout the year to […]

Enjoying the Outdoors with Walkers and Canes

The summer months mean spending more time traveling and spending more time outdoors. For people with mobility issues, having a properly fitted walker or cane with the right accessories can make all the difference. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the outdoors this summer: First, make sure that you are […]

Medication On-the-Go with Blister Packs

Customized blister packs from MacDonald’s Pharmacy are an ideal way to coordinate your medications while traveling. It can be difficult enough to remember which suitcase you packed the medications in, much less remember to take them at all. If you are traveling across multiple time zones, there is the additional challenge of remembering when to […]

Dehydration: Performance and Skin Care

For many of us, the summer months are also the months when we are at our most physically active: running, cycling, swimming, you name it, we’re outside doing it. However, the same sunlight that inspires us to be more active, can also be hindering our performance and damaging our skin in ways that can go […]

Staying Safe While Having Fun in the Sun

Sun safety is never out of season. With summer rapidly approaching, that means it’s time for picnics, trips to the pool and beach… and a spike in the number of sunburns. However, winter skiers and fall hikers should be wary of the sun’s rays just as much as swimmers! People who work outdoors should be […]

Ladies: Your Bra has Expired

Unlike traditional prescriptions, it’s not as obvious to tell when your bra has expired. A majority of women simply have no clue! In most cases, women are walking around in brasseries that should have been replaced months, or even years ago. Your bra is there for a reason. It has a very important job to […]

Treating Skin with a Facial Peel

A facial peel is one type of cosmeceutical (cosmetic products that are compounded with pharmaceutical grade ingredients) that we compound here at MacDonald’s Pharmacy. People can use a facial peel for many things such as photo-aging, brown spots, melasma, etc. A facial peel can be very superficial, superficial, medium, or deep. The deeper the peel, the […]

Teaching Your Children Healthy Habits

Parents are role models for the next generation, so we need to be practicing good habits to pass down to them. You can help your child have good habits by having them start them early in life. This will bring them lifelong benefits. You can encourage them to evaluate food choices and physical activity habits. […]

Stomping the Battle with Weight Loss

An important part of weight loss is setting aside extra time in your day to exercise. Finding the right exercise for you is an essential part to living a long, healthy life. Every person, their body type and their workout preference is different, so the amount and type of exercise varies. Summer is the time […]

Spreading the Word about Breast Cancer

The most common cancer among women in the United States is breast cancer. Approximately 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. However, millions of women are surviving this disease thanks to early detection and improvements in treatment. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual […]