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We can dispense birth control from your local Good Day Pharmacy without a doctor’s prescription. Consultation fees apply. Consult with one of our Clinical Contraceptive Pharmacists who are certified to review your options & be protected today!

We’re here for emergencies. Don’t have a physician yet? We can dispense your birth control same day.

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Fall is less of a season and more of a transition between summer and winter—this is especially true in Northern Colorado. For a few weeks, the trees turn yellow and orange, the temperature is perfectly mild, and flannel is abundant. Then, the first snow hits.

Fall is fleeting, but that doesn’t mean you can stand pat heading into winter. This short season is the perfect time to prepare yourself and your home for the colder months ahead so you can stay healthy, active, and of course, warm.

In this blog, your pharmacy team at Good Day Pharmacy will give you some...

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Sunscreen protection is very important in Colorado! High altitude increases your exposure of UV radiation. UV rays are 50% more intense at an altitude of 10,000 feet than at sea level. Approximately 117 people in Colorado die every year from skin cancer. The best way to prevent skin cancer is using sunscreen.

Sunscreen Facts:

  • SPF: Sun Protection Factor, measures how well sunscreen binds to the skin and protects cells from damage
  • Ingredients to look for: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, avobenzone
  • Broad Spectrum: protects the skin from cancer...
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Good Day Pharmacy Road Map

International travel is an incredibly enriching experience, but it can also pose health risks if you do not receive the recommended vaccines before traveling abroad. The type of risks you might face during travel depend on a number of things including:

  • Where you are traveling.
  • Your activities while traveling.
  • The state of your health.
  • Your vaccination history.

No matter where you plan to go, visit Good Day to get recommended vaccines to lower your chances for getting and spreading disease. Our Certified Travel Pharmacist will help you plan...

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Treating Insect Bites

The summer months in Colorado bring us an abundance of time outdoors spent hiking and camping but can also give us pesky bug bites and bee stings. If someone receives a large number of bee stings, if the stings are in the mouth or throat, or if a person experiences shortness of breath or throat swelling after any insect bite or sting, call 911 for emergency assistance. Otherwise, follow these suggestions:

• Quickly remove any part of a bee stinger left in the skin.

• Cleanse the area with soap and water.

• In the case of a tick bite, use caution removing...

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Physical Activity is Beneficial For Cancer Survivors

Research indicates that physical activity may have beneficial effects for several aspects of cancer survivorship--specifically, weight gain, quality of life, cancer recurrence or progression, and prognosis (likelihood of survival). Most of the evidence for the potential benefits of physical activity in cancer survivors comes from people diagnosed with breast, prostate, or colorectal cancer.

Weight gain. Both reduced physical activity and the side effects of cancer treatment can contribute to weight gain after a cancer diagnosis. In a cohort study (a type of...

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Depression in Older Adults and Seniors

Caring for residents in Assisted Living is no easy task, and there are several ways that you and your team can impact the well-being and mental health of many people, especially when it comes to depression. By taking a few minutes to read this article, you will learn how to know the signs of depression, how to tell the difference between grief and depression, know the risk factors, and learn how people can get help. Depression is a terrible disease, and we all have a moral responsibility to help those in need.

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Allergy Medications

Your doctor may recommend prescription or over-the-counter allergy medications to relieve symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.

Antihistamines reduce or block symptom-causing histamines and are available in many forms, including tablets and liquids. Many oral antihistamines are available over the counter (OTC) and in generic form. When choosing an OTC antihistamine, read the Drug Facts label closely and follow the dosing instructions. One thing to change: To avoid antihistamine-related daytime drowsiness, talk with your doctor or pharmacist about a non-sedating...

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Importance of Strong Relationships

As humans, we have a built-in desire to connect and build relationships with others. Regardless if it is with family, a partner, neighbor, or more the benefits of connection are many:

  • Less stress: Being in positive relationships is linked to a lower production of cortisol, a stress hormone. This suggests that the social and emotional support that comes with kinships can be a great buffer against stress.
  • Better healing: Whether it’s having someone there to remind you to take your medicine or a kind ear to listen and take your...
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Why To Get A Flu Shot

This year’s flu season is shaping up to be a bad one. Much of the country endured a bitterly cold stretch, causing more people to be crowded together inside. The strain that has been most pervasive, H3N2, is nastier than most. And, we’re being told, the vaccine this year is particularly ineffective.

That last fact has had many people wondering if...

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