Northside Pharmacy is joining a statewide initiative to educate older citizens about fall prevention.
Retail pharmacies across the state offered screenings for seniors who take medications that may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or confusion, which could lead to life-threatening falls. Pharmacist Andrea Arnold said falls are a big problem but they can be prevented.
"You want to have your floor open and try to prevent anything on the ground that could cause falling," said...
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says an area pharmacy was broken into Monday night. Lutz says it happened at the Northside Pharmacy at 157 South Main Street in Roseville. The Sheriff says his investigators are on the scene and the only thing he can confirm is that a breaking and entering investigation is underway.
A late end to winter has delayed the release of pollen into the air.
Now, health professionals are anticipating a massive release of pollen. Doctors at Rutgers University say the late release will overlap and cause a more intense allergy season. As the release begins, Physician Assistant, Kristin Davis said people with asthma and allergy problems should take precautions before heading out.
"People with asthma in particular seem to have a much harder time during allergy...
The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department is holding a Drug Take Back Event.
It's Saturday, September 27 from 10AM to 2PM. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says all expired or unused medication will be accepted.
"Our service provides anything that you bring in prescription pills wise we'll take, including the containers they come in, liquid, the DEA wont take and we'll also take sharps that can be disposed of."
Stealing unused or expired prescription medications is one top ways drug abusers feed their habit.
This Saturday you will have a chance to properly dispose of old medication. It's a partnership between the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, The Health Department, Genesis Health Care Systems, Muskingum Behavioral Health, Northside Pharmacy, and the Drug Enforcement Agency..
"North Side told us they would take liquids and they would dispose of them,” said Muskingum...
November is National Diabetes Awareness month and Northside Pharmacy is bringing awareness to the condition affecting thousands of Americans.
Throughout the month, each Northside Pharmacy and Northside Oxygen and Medical Equipment Store is offering a hemoglobin A1C test with results in five minutes. The test is a finger stick blood sample that shows your average blood sugar level during the previous three months.
"It's helpful in diagnosing diabetes so its a really...
Residents of Somerset and the surrounding area experience an expanded pharmacy.
Northside Pharmacy in Somerset has moved across the street into a new building. The pharmacy worked closely with the Perry County Historical Society to make sure the building fit in with the downtown. There's also more room for the pharmacist.
"He has some resources he didn't have before," said Director of Northside Pharmacy Rod Stickrath. "They have a drive up window, convenient...