John Forbes, RPh

John Forbes, RPh

Meet Your Pharmacist

  • Graduate of Drake University
  • Urbandale Pharmacy has been serving the community since 1977
  • Specializes in Medication Compliance programs

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COVID-19: Telehealth and HIPAA FAQs

COVID-19: Telehealth and HIPAA FAQs

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many doctors' office are offering telehealth appointments. And this development may bring up some tricky questions for patients. more

How to Add Movement to Your Day

How to Add Movement to Your Day

Sometimes, 30 minutes of exercise feels like too much for one day, but what if you did a few five- to 10-minute movement sessions throughout the day? more

Reopening After COVID-19

Reopening After COVID-19

As the US begins to reopen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing guidance on how we can do so safely. more

COVID-19 Update: 5/25/2020

COVID-19 Update: 5/25/2020

The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States. more

Summer Safety for Kids

Summer Safety for Kids

The sun is shining, the swimmers are splashing and the kids may be hitting the playgrounds. Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the summer fun. more

J&J's Talc Baby Powder Will No Longer Be Sold

J&J's Talc Baby Powder Will No Longer Be Sold

Johnson & Johnson has thousands of ongoing lawsuits because of its baby powder. Now, the product is leaving North American store shelves. more

COVID-19 Vaccine: Company Announces First Data

COVID-19 Vaccine: Company Announces First Data

With the coronavirus pandemic raging on, several pharmaceutical companies are in the race to produce a vaccine, including the company Moderna. more

COVID-19 FAQs

COVID-19 FAQs

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, many questions about the virus are still unanswered. more

Sunscreen and Sun This Summer

Sunscreen and Sun This Summer

Before you hit the beach or the lake this summer, follow these easy tips to keep yourself and your family sun-safe. more

Approved: New Cancer Drugs

Approved: New Cancer Drugs

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved three new cancer medications. more