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Healthy Holidays for You!

The holidays may be a source of many special memories…. And also temptation, stress, and oversize expectations may throw you a curve ball or two. How can you possibly maintain your balance through it all, let alone stay healthy? Check out these 7 tips for a healthier holiday.

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Wellness Advocate: Diabetes Prevention – The Great American Smokeout – Recipe: Roasted Chicken with Acorn Squash

In this issue… Diabetes Prevention – The Great American Smokeout – Recipe: Roasted Chicken with Acorn Squash

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Health Smart: November 2016

In this issue…

  • November is National Diabetes Month… Living with Type 2
  • Understanding Common Tests… Diagnosing Diabetes and PreDiabetes
  • Gut Check… Can the Right Diet help fight GERD?
  • Fight Dry Winter Skin… Stay Smooth and Soft with these Tips
  • Rx Gourmet… Turkey Meatballs
  • Time To Quit?… The Great American Smokeout is November 17th
  • Senior Health… Avoiding Winter’s Nasty Colds
  • Did You Know… Ease Holiday Stress

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Visit us during our Hallmark Gold Crown Holiday Open House!

Get 30% Off.. your choice of 1 Hallmark Holiday Keepsake Ornament between November 11th and 17th!

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Thank You For The Honor… It’s What We Do Everyday!

On Thanksgiving Day, families across the country will come together around dining room tables. Many will share a bountiful feast and give thanks for many blessings. What better time than the month of November to also give thanks for our customers.

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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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