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Kids and Sleep: How Much Is Enough?

What happens when your kid doesn’t get enough sleep? Does he turn into Oscar the Grouch? Not a surprise, really. But moodiness isn’t the only downside of a lack of shuteye. Sleep is critical for mental and physical development. In fact, a lack of sleep can lead to serious health problems such as high blood pressure, injuries, diabetes, and obesity in kids, as well as depression in teens (and adults).

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HealthSmart Newsletter August 2017

Nash Drugs publishes a newsletter every month that focuses on Health and Wellness.  In each you’ll find helpful information about a variety of subjects that can help you become more informed and proactive with your health, as well as that of your loved ones.

In this issue…

  • Arthritis 101…Changing Your Reaction To Pain
  • Too Much Sun?… Be Smart When Treating a Sunburn
  • Children’s Eye Exams… When Should They Start?
  • Back To School Safety… Know The Rules for Driving Near a School Bus
  • Rx Gourmet… Citrus Garlic Roasted Shrimp
  • Your Healthy Eyes… What Is a Cataract?
  • Senior Health… Taking Supplements for Joint Pain
  • Did You Know… Medications and Sun Sensitivity

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August 2017 Sales Flyer

Check out our special offers for August and Save Big! Instant savings and in-store coupons on brand name items.
August Special: Save with Health Mart Brand Anti-Diarrheal; 2 mg. caplets, 24 ct., $6.99. Buy One Get One FREE!

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SimpleSync… Multiple Medications, One Monthly Pickup

The concept of Medication Synchronization is simple… All of your prescriptions will be synchronized to be refilled on the exact same day of the month, eliminating the need for separate call-ins and pick-ups.

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Protect Yourself from the Sun

Did you know that skin cancer rates are on the rise in the U.S., where it is the most common type of cancer? It’s no wonder. Just in the past year alone, one-third of the adult population has been sunburned at least once. And that lobster-red look is a clear sign of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays—a known cause of skin cancer, which can impact any age, gender, or race.

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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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