Flavorful Heart-Healthy Summer Recipes

Author: Megan Hall, Registered Dietitian Eating your way to a healthier heart can seem like a challenge. While you may have to change your diet, managing your cholesterol doesn’t have to mean eating boring meals or eliminating your favorite foods. Fire up the grill and spice up your meals with these flavorful, heart-healthy summer recipes…

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Amber Pharmacy Welcomes New Clinical Director of Trade Relations

OMAHA, NEB. – Shelly Nickerson, Pharm.D. joins Amber Pharmacy’s trade relations team as the new clinical director. As the clinical director of trade relations, Dr. Nickerson will provide clinical expertise within the trade department. This position will facilitate business development opportunities for both Amber Pharmacy and Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions (HPS). Dr. Nickerson’s primary role is…

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Shedding Light on Light Sensitivity

Author: Connie Kerkhove, Clinical Pharmacist  The hot summer sun can feel like enemy number one for people with light sensitivity. Light sensitivity can change the way you perform day-to-day activities, especially in the summertime. People taking certain medications and people who have chronic health conditions may be more sensitive to light. Learn more about photosensitivity…

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4 Ways the Fourth of July Can Affect Asthma

Author: Paige Blatchford The Fourth of July is the perfect time to enjoy firework displays, swimming pools, barbecues and the great outdoors. However, these summer festivities can also aggravate your asthma symptoms. Don’t let asthma get in the way of Fourth of July fun this year. Here are four ways the Fourth of July can…

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Managing Ulcerative Colitis: Nutrition and Infusion Tips

Authors: Megan Hall, Registered Dietitian and Michele Martindale, RN, OCN, Amber Pharmacy Clinical Nurse Learning to manage ulcerative colitis (UC) is important for your overall comfort and health. At Amber Pharmacy, one of the ways we help patients manage their UC is by providing resources for nutrition and tips for infusion therapy. UC is an…

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A Piece of the Inflammatory Puzzle: Meet Connie Kerkhove

Author: Amber Pharmacy When it comes to managing inflammatory conditions, piecing together the right care plan can feel like a difficult puzzle. Fortunately, the people who work in the Inflammatory Center of Excellence (COE) at Amber Pharmacy are excellent at solving puzzles. Amber Pharmacy Centers of Excellence Amber Pharmacy is organized into Centers of Excellence…

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5 Tips for Better Asthma Control

Author: Paige Blatchford  The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) celebrates National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month every May. May is often the worst month for asthma and allergy sufferers. Here are five tips to help you control your asthma this May and all year long. Know Your Triggers A trigger is an item…

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9 Tips to Stay Healthy While Taking Medications that can Affect Your Immune System

Author: Michele Martindale  Sometimes the medications that heal patients also increase their chances of getting sick. Transplant recipients and people with HIV, rheumatoid arthritis or cancer are some of the patients at Amber Pharmacy who take medications that can weaken their immune system and increase their risk of infection. It’s important for both patients and…

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Amber Pharmacy Marketing Team Wins Pinnacle Award

OMAHA, NEB. – Amber Pharmacy’s in-house marketing team won numerous awards at the recent Pinnacle Awards Dinner hosted by the American Marketing Association (AMA) Omaha chapter. The annual Pinnacle Awards recognize organizations that have achieved outstanding results through leadership and commitment to excellence in marketing. Amber Pharmacy received a Pinnacle statue, the highest recognition, for…

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