Welcome to Health Answers
- How are allergies treated?
- How can I reduce my allergies when I'm outdoors?
- What are allergies?
- What's causing my child's allergies?
- How to use a nebulizer for your infant or toddler's asthma.
- What's the difference between a metered-dose inhaler and a dry powder-dose?
- How to use a spacer if your child has asthma.
- What are the side effects of chemotherapy?
- What is a mammogram?
- What types of drugs treat breast cancer?
Children and Medicine
Cold and Flu
- Can I use over-the-counter medications to treat my child's cold?
- How can I avoid catching a cold?
- How can I tell the difference between a cold, the flu, and allergies?
- The best way to get over a cold.
- What are the symptoms of the flu?
- When do you know you have a fever?
- Why does my child get so many colds?
- Coping with your diabetes diagnosis.
- Diabetes and the effects of high blood pressure.
- How do I properly give an insulin shot?
- How do you treat Type 2 Diabetes?
- Managing Type 1 Diabetes.
- What drugs treat Type 2 Diabetes?
- What is Type 1 Diabetes and what causes it?
- What is Type 2 Diabetes and what causes it?
- What tests to expect as a diabetic.
- What type of diabetes meter should I use?
- What types of medications treat diabetes?
- When should I check my blood sugar and what do the numbers mean?
- Why should you monitor your diet when you have diabetes?
- Can food affect certain drugs?
- What drug combinations should I avoid?
- What herb-drug combinations should I avoid?
- Are generics the same as brand name medications?
- Why are brand-name drugs more expensive than generics?
GI & Digestive
- Over-the-counter treatments for heartburn.
- Taking NSAIDs with heartburn or IBS.
- The causes of heartburn.
- The causes of IBS and options for treatment.
- What is GERD and how can I treat it?
- The keys to a healthy heart.
- What can fish oil do to help my heart?
- What can I do to prevent a heart attack?
- What you need to know about heart attacks.
- Women & the dangers of heart disease.
- Can children have hypertension?
- Managing high blood pressure.
- What do I need to check my blood pressure?
- What is hypertension?
- What medications are used to treat blood pressure?
- Avoiding the coverage gap on Medicare Part D.
- How can I choose a Medicare prescription program?
- Importance of Reviewing your Med D Plan each year
- What is Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage?
- What is Medicare?
- Helping you stay on your medication.
- How can I follow my medication schedule?
- How can I take my medication safely?
- What is the best way to store my medications?
- Why filling all your prescriptions at one pharmacy helps keep you safe.
- Managing your perimenopause and menopause symptoms.
- What is hormone replacement therapy?
- Why are diet and exercise so important during menopause?
Questions to Ask Your RPh
- Everything you need to know about a pregnancy test.
- How do I know when I'm ovulating?
- What are the different types of contraception?
- What are the symptoms of shingles?
- What is shingles?
- What you need to know about the shingles vaccine.
- All you need to know about sun safety.
- Maintaining healthy and youthful skin, naturally.
- What are the best ways to treat a sunburn?
Vitamins & Supplements
- Everything you need to know about prenatal vitamins.
- What you need to know about multivitamins.
- Why do I need vitamin D?
Welcome to Health Answers
Hi, I'm Erika Shephard and I'm a CVS pharmacist.
Welcome to the Health Answers section of cvs.com.
I know I speak for every CVS pharmacist when I say that your health is our first priority. And we understand that sometimes you'll have questions on how best to care for yourself and your loved ones. We're devoted to answering all your health questions. Here you'll find a series of videos, covering a broad range of health issues. Each video answers common health questions in simple terms, giving you the information you need to make the right decisions on everything from the common cold to taking medications properly.
We hope these videos will help you care for yourself and the ones you love. And remember, your CVS pharmacist is always there to help. Just ask.
Source: CVS Caremark Health Resources