| Posted On Sep 28, 2017 | By:

How to Treat a Form of Dry Eye

Tears are necessary for maintaining healthy eyes and for providing clear vision. Dry eye is a common condition that occurs either when your eyes do not produce enough tears or when the composition or quality of your tears is such that they cannot adequately perform their function of lubricating and nourishing your eyes.

Symptoms of dry eye can include irritated, gritty, scratchy or burning eyes; a feeling of something in your eyes; excess watering;

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| Posted On Sep 20, 2017 | By:

Get Your Flu Vaccine Today! Walk-in Flu Clinics and Appointments Available!

Influenza, sometimes simply called “flu,” is a serious illness. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently. Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. Therefore, the single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. To learn more about this flu season and what you need to know, please visit the CDC website.

Atrius Health practice sites are receiving shipments of their flu vaccine supply and will be scheduling appointments for seasonal flu vaccination as long as supply lasts.

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| Posted On Sep 05, 2017 | By:

Safe Storage of Opioids in the Home

My recent article on expired medications opened up a discussion of how to safely handle opioid narcotics such as morphine, hydrocodone, codeine or oxycodone in the home – a worthy topic considering the current national opioid addiction crisis!

The amount of opioids dispensed from pharmacies in the US quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, and an estimated 5.1 million Americans abuse prescription pain relievers – more than the number abusing cocaine, heroin,

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