Disease is spread quickly in close quarters like daycare, schools, and nursing environments. Common childhood illnesses like whooping cough, chicken pox, and meningitis can be deadly for those who are unvaccinated for reasons of age, parental choice, or who have certain health indicators, such as those with damaged immune systems.
Vitamin A plays an important role in cellular formation and communication, and it’s being studied extensively for its role in managing certain diseases. But there are also dangers associated with overdose. In this edition of Community Pharmacist Conversations focused on supplements, Northfield, Minnesota pharmacist Jessica Astrup Ehret discusses the benefits and roles of vitamin A. Tune in—and encourage your patients to do the same—to learn: