Bringing e-commerce to pharmacy

By Emily Dillon

Over the last decade, most industries have been turned upside down by the e-commerce revolution. Today, we can request a ride, book an apartment, and order groceries within seconds from our mobile phones. But one sector has been left out of the e-commerce revolution—retail pharmacy. At more than $400B/year, prescription medication is a big category to have been left behind.

For the majority of America, filling a prescription is the same as it was in the 1950’s. It requires driving to a local pharmacy, waiting in line to drop it off, wandering the aisles while it’s prepared, then waiting in line to pick it up. The average American does this multiple times a month.

Traditional retailers love the frequency of those visits, and the propensity of those visitors to buy other items while they’…

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10 Tips for a Healthy Summer

By rocky

Summer Health Tips

1. Always wear sunscreen
It is important to use a sunscreen lotion of at least SPF 30 in order to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. If you plan to be in the sun for an extended period of time, you should reapply sunscreen every two to three hours.

2. Drink lots of water
During the hot months, heat and sweat can leave your body dehydrated. Make sure you’re drinking the recommended eight to…

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3 Recipes for Blood Pressure Management

By rocky

High blood pressure is a serious condition that affects nearly 1 in 3 adults in America. Although there is no magic cure, a healthy diet and lifestyle can certainly help. By eating right and exercising, you can reduce your blood pressure and slash your risk for heart disease and stroke. Here are three high blood pressure diet recipes that are delicious and easy to make!

Breakfast: Berry-Almond…
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10 Ways to Boost Your Mood

By Erin Knobler

Spring is the best time to get your mood right! The cold weather is coming to an end and the days are filling with sunlight. If you’re battling the winter blues or just stuck in a rut, try one of these mood-boosting activities. They’ll not only give you an instant pick-me-up, but they are easy and free!

  1. Do a good deed. Volunteer at a community event or donate some clothes. You’ll be…
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