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Your Guide to Dealing with Heartburn

Most of us have experienced heartburn at some stage in our lives, and that burning pain is certainly not pleasant. However, it is something that is often dismissed as a minor irritation that soon passes. Unfortunately, that is not always the case, and frequent heartburn can be an indication of more severe problems. In fact, […]
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A Simple Guide to Understanding Cholesterol

One of the many things we can advise on here at Vaughn Pharmacy is how best to go about managing cholesterol levels. However, many of our patients are interested to know a little bit more about what the numbers on their cholesterol test mean, so we have put together a basic guide to help you learn more. […]
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How to Deal with Hay Fever

With Spring most definitely in the air, it is time for trees to blossom and the grass to grow. Sounds great, right? However, if you are one of the unlucky 20% of all Americans who suffer from hay fever, then it can be a time of year where you wish you were able to simply […]
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Should You Have the Shingles Vaccine?

As we get older, the risk of contracting shingles increases. That is one of the reasons why the CDC currently recommends that anyone over the age of 60 years should have the shingles vaccine to reduce the risk that they will get shingles or Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN). Statistics show that the vaccine reduces the chance […]
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Creating a Home First Aid Kit

One of the most essential medical supplies that every family should have close at hand is a first aid kit. With an adequately stocked kit accidents and injuries can be dealt with quickly and efficiently, often without the need to visit a doctor! The key is having the right items in the kit, and the […]
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New Year Resolutions for Your Health

It’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn to making New Year resolutions. Some of them you may break before the month is out, but others you may find yourself sticking to in the longer term. If you are not yet sure what sort of changes you would like to make, then Vaughn Pharmacy has […]