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May 2018 Health Smart Newsletter

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.
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In this issue…

  • Treating Your Child’s Asthma… What Parents Need To Know
  • Calcium… Your Diet Can Help Protect Your Bones
  • Diabetes Update… Do you know these symptoms?
  • Teen Health Update… What Causes Acne?
  • Rx Gourmet… Oven Roasted Asparagus
  • Your Healthy Pregnancy… Prenatal Checkups
  • Your Family’s health… Talk About Your Medicine Cabinet
  • Did You Know… Increase your Bone Density.

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You Can Control Your Asthma

Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. One in 13 Americans (more than 24 million) lives with asthma, a disease affecting the lungs and causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing.
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Using what you know about managing your asthma can give you control over this chronic disease. When you control your asthma, you will breathe easier, be as active as you would like, sleep well, stay out of the hospital, and be free from coughing and wheezing.


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May 2018 Sale Flyer

Check out our special offers for May and Save Big! Instant savings and in-store coupons on brand name items.
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May Special Health Mart Brand Ibuprofen Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer.; 100 ct. 200 mg. Coated Tablets. $7.49 BUY ONE GET ONE FREE 
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* Available at Nash Drugs Jonesville and downtown Hillsdale only.


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April 2018 Health Smart Newsletter

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.
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In this issue…

  • Understand Your Options… Which Allergy Medications are Right For You?
  • Menopause and Your Moods… Tips to Help Ease the Transition
  • Osteoporosis… Protect Your Bones, Starting Today
  • Got Medication Questions?… Talk To Your Pharmacist
  • Your Baby’s Health… When Should You Schedule Your Child’s First Dental Visit?
  • Rx Gourmet… Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
  • Prevent or Treat Gum Disease… Regular Brushing, Flossing and Dental Visits Are Essential!
  • Did You Know… What are ‘Behind The Counter’ Meds?

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Prepare for Spring Weather

Spring weather can be unpredictable. When severe weather hits unexpectedly, the risk of injury and death increases, so planning ahead makes sense. So why not take the surprise factor out of severe weather and prepare yourself, your family, and your home? If thunderstorms, tornadoes, and floods do occur, you’ll be ready for them.


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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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