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Aging: It's A Good Thing!

 Honoring Active Aging Week 2015, September 27th– October 3rd.

From Active Aging Week website,

“This year’s Theme: Live Your Adventure!  Led by the International Council on Active Aging, Active Aging Week celebrates aging and active living. 431 more words


World Pharmacists Day 2015

All over the world, pharmacists are celebrating the fifth World Pharmacists Day. This was established by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), which represents over three million experts in medicines worldwide. 894 more words


Boomers, Got Fit (bit)?

Boomers – Got Fit (bit)?

Bernadette Keefe MD

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure.”                              

 (credited to by not said by W. Edwards Deming)


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Drug Reminders

Is it me or do we all forget sometimes?  You don’t have to answer that!   Therefore, I’m dedicating this week’s blog to two reminders:  Please pay attention to renewing prescription medications and supplemental drug insurance on time. 358 more words

Health Advocacy

About my work as Volunteer Pharmacist with Action for M.E.

We’ve had lots of ideas and discussions about how I can use my skills and experience with the charity and now that we’ve had the chance to consolidate them, I want to tell you just what I’ll be doing in my role as Volunteer Pharmacist for… 735 more words


Hello Doctor, the patient will see you now.

Healthcare delivery in India is set for a paradigm shift in a year or two. There is a distinct unfulfilled need to create new delivery models for providing affordable and prompt healthcare services to an ever-increasing Indian population. 364 more words

Patient Empowerment

Our (Cultural) Sugar High

Bernadette Keefe MD

‘We need to start talking about how our food supply is making many of us sick.”

 “Sugar high” is the term used to describe the cascade of responses after eating a sugar load. 2,156 more words