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ADHD in Children & Support Available in Charlotte

ADHD in Children & Support Available in Charlotte

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding yet challenging jobs in the world. When you have a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), it can be difficult to find the support you need, affecting both your child and the rest of the family. As one of...

When you have a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), it can be difficult to find the support you need, affecting both your child and the rest of the family.

Most people start to notice signs of ADHD in their child when they have problems focusing on any one task for a long period of time.

It’s thought that both genetics and environmental factors contribute to the cause of ADHD.

We’ve put together some helpful information about the support available in Charlotte if you have a child with ADHD.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) describes those with ADHD as experiencing hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity, claiming that 9% of 3 to 17 year olds have the condition.
Three of the Most Common Pet Care Questions Asked in Pharmacies

Three of the Most Common Pet Care Questions Asked in Pharmacies

Anyone with a pet knows how much they become part of the family, but just like us, they can get sick and need medication. Luckily there are plenty available, and when you get a prescription from your vet, your local pharmacy may be able to provide these. This is...

If you’re having any difficulty with administering your pet medication, come in and speak to our team about your options.

Anyone with a pet knows how much they become part of the family, but just like us, they can get sick and need medication.

The main challenge is to find the best way to effectively administer the drug without causing too much hassle or distress to both parties.

To speak to one of our pharmacists about your pet care needs (including custom compounds), contact us or pop in and see us.

Luckily there are plenty available, and when you get a prescription from your vet, your local pharmacy may be able to provide these.
While some animals just eat whatever you give them, others are a little fussier.
How to Find the Best Prescription Drug Prices

How to Find the Best Prescription Drug Prices

One of the burning issues when it comes to healthcare in America is the price of prescriptions, which can vary from store to store. Many find themselves spending hundreds of dollars just to get the medicine they need or not being able to fund the costs at all. This is...

One of the burning issues when it comes to healthcare in America is the price of prescriptions, which can vary from store to store.

If you do get the shock of a surge in prices, it’s the perfect time to shop around and see where you can find your prescriptions at a cheaper rate.

When looking for a pharmacy, don’t just compare prices.

This is a worrying sign that prescription affordability has a wider impact on the health of the population.

Ask in store about discounts because you may find the pharmacist is flexible on price.
Time is money, so see what else they offer as a benefit of using their store.
Which Sunscreen Is Safe and Which Ones Do I Avoid?

Which Sunscreen Is Safe and Which Ones Do I Avoid?

While we all want to enjoy the warmer months, it’s important to stay safe in the sunshine, and ensure your sunscreen is effective. With the Summer holidays upon us, it’s vital to protect your kid’s skin as well as you own. It’s well known that spending time in the sun...

While we all want to enjoy the warmer months, it’s important to stay safe in the sunshine, and ensure your sunscreen is effective.

Unfortunately, not all sun protection has been created equally, leaving parents and families wondering which are the most effective and safe products to use.

Walker’s Drug Store has been helping residents in Charlotte for almost a century.

With the Summer holidays upon us, it’s vital to protect your kid’s skin as well as you own.

We’ve put together a list of products to use and pinpoint those you should avoid altogether.
What’s Happening to Medicaid Under Trumpcare?

What’s Happening to Medicaid Under Trumpcare?

Concerned about Medicaid? American health care reforms are a hot topic wherever you turn at the moment, leaving many conflicted about what to believe about the future of their medical coverage. We’ve put together the key facts which will hopefully make things a little...

American health care reforms are a hot topic wherever you turn at the moment, leaving many conflicted about what to believe about the future of their medical coverage.

Medicaid has been in force since 1965 in a joint federal and state run program which helps low-income individuals and families with medical costs.

There’s no doubt that the Better Care Reconciliation Act, dubbed Trumpcare (previously known as the American Health Care Act of 2017), has raised concerns about the future of affordable health care in America.

“We’ve put together the key facts which will hopefully make things a little clearer.”

It’s a lifeline for those who are unable to afford private health insurance and can work in conjunction with Medicare which provides cover for those over 65 claiming Social Security or those with a severe disability.
The bill plans to slow the rate of Medicaid expansion, leaving many concerned that the scheme will be cut altogether.