Featured Line: Ananda CBD Therapy

Featured Line: Ananda CBD Therapy

CBD (cannabidiol) therapy is a quickly growing field in the US. With the recent legalization of marijuana in some states and hemp processing legal in others, a lot of research is being done on the benefits of cannabis and hemp oils. Here at Oswald’s we’ve been looking at a lot of natural and organic products…

Medsync: Pick Up All Your Prescriptions at the Same Time!

Medsync: Pick Up All Your Prescriptions at the Same Time!

Managing your medications and remembering to call the pharmacy for prescription refills can be challenging, especially if you’re juggling multiple medications.  Forgetting to call in a refill can result in missed doses, which can have serious negative side effects on your health.  Multiple medications lead to multiple trips to the pharmacy. Wouldn’t it be great…

Featured Product: iWalk 2.0

Featured Product: iWalk 2.0

If you are looking for an upgrade to traditional crutches, today’s featured product is about the iWalk 2.0; a hands-free mobility device designed to replace crutches. The ‘Problem’ with Traditional Crutches Crutches have been around in one form or another for thousands of years. The basic idea behind a crutch is a stick or long…

A Message From Bill August 2018

A Message From Bill August 2018

Years ago, I remember my Grandfather talking about the good old days when the drugstore would get mail delivery twice a day, morning and afternoon. I asked my father if he remembered the two delivery days and he only recalled the single delivery we have today. I looked up the additional delivery and was amazed…

Featured Line: Moon Valley Organics

Featured Line: Moon Valley Organics

One of the wonderful things about being a natural and organics buyer is the opportunity to bring in unique lines that make the pharmacy a better place for our customers. It’s a bonus when these companies help the environment too! One of the lines that excites us here at Oswald’s is Moon Valley Organics. Moon…

Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurvedic Medicine

  When one thinks of alternative medicine, one of the first branches that comes to mind is Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine originated in India and is one of the world’s oldest medicine systems. Oswald’s is now home to a surplus of Ayurvedic therapies and we look forward to further educating our customers on Ayurveda and…

Combating Endless Selection with Careful Curation: Shop Local!

Combating Endless Selection with Careful Curation: Shop Local!

Have you ever been doing some shopping online and thought to yourself “there are just too many options?” You’re not alone. Online megastores like Amazon have so many products to look at, they basically have an ‘endless selection.’ Endless selection can be a good thing. For instance, if you are looking for a very specific…

A Message From Bill July 2018

A Message From Bill July 2018

Anybody out there still remember the sidewalk sales downtown in the sixties and seventies? My mom would drag all four kids from Dean’s to Horsley’s clothing to the Main Store to Broeker’s Department Store in search of bargains. Then to Van Ham’s for shoes. In between was all the really neat stuff for the kids.…

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Lately, we have been expanding our over-the-counter items to include a wide array of alternative medicine remedies. This product expansion gives us the opportunity to further educate our customers, as well as ourselves, on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).  These terms are often used interchangeably, but alternative and complementary are actually two different approaches to…

Deliveries From Oswald’s

Deliveries From Oswald’s

Deliveries From Oswald’s Over the past few years our medical equipment section has grown at a rapid pace. A side effect of this is the expansion of our delivery options. Many medical equipment products are large, complicated or both, and require expert setup. We still deliver prescriptions and everyday items as well, but with a…

A Message From Bill: Happy Father’s Day

A Message From Bill: Happy Father’s Day

About My Dad I am sorry to report that my Dad had emergency surgery at Edward Hospital last month. After ten days in the hospital and a week convalescing at the Springs he is now back home and thankfully doing very well. At times of crisis it is so great to have family close by…