I know pronghorn drop their horns by the end of November, but when do pronghorns start growing new horns and when is horn growth complete?

Answered by Idaho Fish and Game biologist Pronghorn are quite a unique species. They grow horns that shed annually unlike other species that grow horns that get larger each year like bighorn sheep and mountain goats. Horns are different than antlers. Horns are made from a keratinous sheath that grows from a core of live…

What is the best pain medication you can buy without a prescription?

Question Answered by Alan Jensen, Registered Pharmacist, Albertsons Sav-on Drug There is no “one size fits all” answer to this question. There are four pain medications available for over the counter use: Aspirin (Bayer Aspirin, Original Alka Seltzer), Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and Naproxen Sodium (Aleve). All of these products are available in generic…

If cold symptoms are the body’s immune response to fight a cold virus, do cold remedies that reduce symptoms hinder the body’s ability to fight off the virus and actually increase the cold’s duration?

Answered by Alan Jensen, Registered Pharmacist Many medications can be used to treat the symptoms of a cold or flu. I am going to restrict my comments to the five categories of medications found in most over the counter cold and flu remedies. They are pain and fever reducers, nasal decongestants, antihistamines, cough suppressants and…