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Nash News...

Emotions and Heart Disease

In the past 40 years, cases of heart disease in the U.S. have dropped by 20 percent. Now, that’s news worth celebrating! Efforts at prevention, detection, and treatment appear to paying off. For example, Americans’ cholesterol levels keep falling.


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Happy Valentines Day!


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Health Smart January 2017

In this issue…

  • Making Healthy Choices… It’s Easier than You Think
  • Ready To Quit Smoking?… These tips can help!
  • Skin Care for Busy Women… Simple Steps Make All the Difference
  • Is Yoga For You?… Find A Class That Fits Your Needs
  • Rx Gourmet… Spicy Chicken Mushroom Soup
  • Are you a caregives?… Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help
  • Senior Health… Choosing Healthy Food as You Got Older
  • Got Morning Sickness?… That May Be Good News

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Waking the World” written and illustrated by local author Doug Routledge

New at Nash Drugs!… “Waking the World” by Doug Routledge, another one of our local authors!
Adding to our collection of Hillsdale County authors which includes Ruth Kyser, Author, Dan Bisher, Bobbi Lee Byrd and Francis Gabriel.


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A New Year… A New You?


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Is there a person on the planet that hasn’t made a New Year’s resolution
and then failed to follow through?
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Setting goals may be the easy part, but turning those goals into results….?.
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Well, we all know how hard that can be. Whether you’re hoping to shed a few pounds, step up your level of exercise, or kick that smoking habit once and for all; you can take steps to improve your chances of success. .
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Here are just a few ideas.


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Pharmacy Symbols and Their Meanings



Mortar and PestleThe mortar and pestle has long been used as a pharmaceutical symbol. Pharmacists would use the mortar and pestle to crush and mix ingredients to cure diseases. The mortar and pestle are tools of traditional pharmacy, an easily recognizable visual motif.

Rx is the symbol meaning "prescription". According to most sources, it's an abbreviation of the Latin word "recipere" and appears at the start of prescriptions. Literally, the word recipe means simply "Take..." as prescribed and compounded by the apothecary.

bowlhygieiaThe bowl with a snake coiled around it is called the 'Bowl of Hygieia' with the serpent of Epidaurus and is the internationally recognized symbol of pharmacy (the profession). Hygieia was the daughter of Aesculapius, one of the Greek gods of medicine, and was herself the Greek Goddess of Good Health. Her symbol was a serpent drinking from a bowl, the snake being wisdom, immortality and healing.

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