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20/20/20 and Omega-3 for Dry Eye

Seems everybody is struggling with dry eye lately. And there is certainly no shortage of contributing factors in our everyday life. Pollution, dry air and long stretches of time at a computer are all factors in the development of dry eye. Drops seem like a quick solution but they are often not enough leading docs…

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Women…Take Note!

Leave it to us ladies to be different. It’s not the crushing chest pain you see in movies that most frequently indicates a heart attack for a woman. Instead, the signs are far more subtle. https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/heart-attack-symptoms-in-women

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Are there pesticides on your dinner plate?

Pesticides, the kind you find on fruit and veggies in the grocery store, are associated with a number of diseases. Among those is Parkinson’s Disease. Since my husband has a family history, we’re determined not to tempt fate. We have been giving our produce a quick wash in warm water and buying organic when it…

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New Greeting Cards from Avanti, Oatmeal Studios and Pictura!

Stop in and check out our new supply of greeting cards. Our card selection has been completely refreshed. Love Avanti, our funny animal cards? All new! Are you a fan of our tongue-in-cheek Oatmeal Studio cards? They’re all new too! We’ve also added new greeting cards from Pictura with a huge selection of everything from…

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Back-To-School Tips

Welcome to Back-To-School! Here are a few tips to make your transition easier. Source: Do It Now! Tips To Get Ready For Back-To-School  

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Get Your Hands on Two Old Goats

There’s good reason all of us at Pike’s are in love with two old goats. R-E-L-I-E-F! Hands get sore and Two Old Goats lotion brings a little welcome relief. There is not a thing in this product except for goat’s milk and therapeutic grade essential oils. It’s all natural and made here in the USA!…

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What is a Prior Authorization?

With so many brand name drugs that don’t have a generic equivalent, you’re likely to hear, “I’m sorry but this medication requires a prior authorization.” Then comes the burning question. What’s a prior authorization? It’s actually simple; that means that your insurance will not cover the drug the doctor has written for you until they…

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Nordic Naturals at Pike’s

Not all fish oil is created equal. Pike’s now carries Nordic Naturals, one of the finest brands of fish oil. Nordic Naturals contains only wild-caught, sustainably sourced fish species that are naturally low in toxins and high in Omega-3s. It not only meets but surpasses international standards for fish oil and is GMO-free. The best…

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Meet Our New Pharmacist, Sarah Miller Hendricks.

Sarah Miller has joined us as a new, full-time pharmacist at Pike’s! Many of you will remember Sarah Miller from last summer. She was with us for a month as a student pharmacist during her last year at UNC Chapel Hill’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Since then, she graduated from UNC with her doctorate in…

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