Tool: Safe Medicine Disposal Kiosk Locator

MyOldMeds.com: Safe Medicine Disposal Kiosk Locator MyOldMeds.com provides information on kiosks in all 50 states for the proper disposal of unwanted, unused, or expired medications – both prescription and over-the-counter. Kiosks are conveniently located at your local pharmacies and law enforcement facilities for ease of use. To find a safe medicine disposal site near you, […]

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Tool: MedWatch – The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program

MedWatch – FDA Safety Information & Adverse Event Reporting Program MedWatch is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) program to collect data regarding adverse events in healthcare. What’s an adverse event? It’s an undesirable experience associated with the use of a medical product, such as over-the-counter (OTC) medicines or dietary supplements. The MedWatch system […]

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CHPA Educational Foundation Wins Grand Prize for Social Media

CHPA Educational Foundation Wins Grand Prize for Social Media Award for “Social Media Campaign of the Year” by PR Daily is a Prestigious Honor   Washington, D.C. (August 7, 2019) – The CHPA Educational Foundation and its digital brand KnowYourOTCs earned the Grand Prize for “Social Media Campaign of the Year” in PR Daily’s 2019 […]

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CHPA Educational Foundation Campaign Honored with Award from PRNEWS

CHPA Educational Foundation Campaign Honored with Award from PRNEWS KnowYourOTCs Social Media Campaign Wins 2019 Platinum PR Award in the “On A Shoestring Campaign” Category, and Honorable Mention in “Cause-Related Marketing”   Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2019) – The CHPA Educational Foundation and its digital brand KnowYourOTCs was honored twice by PRNEWS with a 2019 […]

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6 Ways to Help Your New College Student Stay Healthy This School Year

By: Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D.

6 Ways to Help Your New College Student Stay Healthy This School Year Of anything I know from my previous experiences as a school teacher, and now a pediatrician and mom to boys (still years away from college), the transition from high school to college is one steeped in emotion for all. That’s why I’m […]

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Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You

By: Dr. Richard L. Gelfand

Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You Each year, many of my patients look forward to the rituals of summer: long-awaited vacations, 4th of July barbecues, and outdoor activities with family. It’s also a time when many of my adult patients enjoy some of the season’s unique foods and drinks, which aren’t always the […]

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A Guide to Sun Safety

By: Dr. Henry W. Lim

A Guide to Sun Safety With the summer months approaching, you may be actively planning to spend time outdoors with family and friends. But before you head out into the sun, there are precautions to take to protect your skin. The most immediate danger of time in the sun is sunburn. However, exposure to the […]

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Dietary Supplements: Make Sure You Get the Benefits

Dietary Supplements: Make Sure You Get the Benefits Our bodies depend on a steady supply of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients for good health throughout our lives. Yet it can be challenging to get all the essential nutrients we need from food alone. While dietary supplements cannot take the place of a well-balanced diet, they […]

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