November 2017 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…

  • Smoking and Diabetes…What’s the connection?
  • Before You Try a Laxative… Lifestyle Changes Can Help
  • Active Lifestyle?… Eat Right for More Energy
  • Choosing An Antacid… Talk with Your Pharmacist
  • Rx Gourmet… Green Beans with Mushrooms & Shallots
  • Your Healthy Hair… Help for Dandruff
  • Head Lice… Try these treatments
  • Did You Know… What Kind of Cough Is It?

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Quiz… How much do you know about Pneumococcal Vaccines?

As immunization providers, pharmacists have an important role in public health and protecting patients from vaccine-preventable diseases. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends pneumococcal immunization for specific populations. Test your knowledge of pneumococcal immunization with this short quiz.


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November is National Diabetes Month

More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, but 1 out of 4 of them don’t know they have it! There isn’t a cure yet, but a healthy lifestyle can really reduce its impact on your life. What you do every day makes the difference: eating a healthy diet, being physically active, taking medicines if prescribed, and keeping health care appointments to stay on track.


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November 2017 Sale Flyer

Check out our special offers for November and Save Big! Instant savings and in-store coupons on brand name items.
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This month save with Health Mart Brand Naproxen Sodium220 mg 100 + 20 Caplets FREE!.


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Get Your Family Vaccinated!

Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect you and your family from flu. The CDC recommends that people get vaccinated by the end of October, if possible. A few things to note for this flu season:

  • Flu vaccines have been updated to better match circulating flu viruses.
  • For the second year, only injectable flu vaccines (flu shots) are recommended. LAIV, a nasal spray vaccine, is not recommended for use.

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The Imaginary Friend Society

From time to time we are inspired by a certain website or post. The Imaginary Friend Society website not only inspired, but motivated us to want to help promote their very special cause.Their mission is to help kids going through treatment for brain tumors and other types of cancer. Please join us in sharing!


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HealthSmart Newsletter October 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.
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In this issue…

  • Breast Cancer Update…Eat More Fiber; Reduce Future Risk
  • Bad Breath… Take Charge
  • Diaper Rash… Keep Baby Comfy & Happy
  • Plan Now… End of Year Healthcare Decisions
  • Rx Gourmet… Spinach Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette
  • October is… Talk About Prescriptions Month
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus… Know the Signs; Protect Your Child
  • Did You Know… Vitamin C is needed for healthy tissues & immune system

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Overweight? All Is Not Lost!

Need to shed 15 or 25 pounds? In 2015, 40 percent of 4 million deaths linked to weight were in people who weren’t even considered obese, just overweight! And for those who gain more, the risks are even greater.


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Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15 – December 7th

Does Medicare Part D have you confused? No need to worry as the pharmacists at all Nash Drugs locations will help you find a plan that best fits your prescription and financial needs.Call today to make your appointment for a Medicare Part D consultation with our pharmacist, Rick!


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Flu Fact… The Flu Vaccine does NOT cause the Flu!

The CDC recommends getting the flu vaccine by the end of October. Stop in at any Nash Drugs location to get your flu shot!


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HealthSmart Newsletter September 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…

  • Flu Immunization Update…Know The Facts and Protect Your Family
  • Your Child’s Health… What Does A School Nurse Do?
  • Psoriasis… Causes and Cures
  • Fad Diets… Just Say No!
  • Rx Gourmet… Easy Baked Teriyaki Chicken
  • Fall Allergies… Do you live near one of these ‘Allergy Capitals’?
  • Skin Care 101… What Causes Acne?
  • Did You Know… Digestive Issues Can Affect Women Differently

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Pregnant Women Need a Flu Shot

Only half of pregnant women protect their babies against the flu. Time to bump it up! With only half of pregnant moms getting their flu vaccine, too many remain unprotected despite flu shots helping to protect pregnant women and their babies from potentially serious illness during and after pregnancy.


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What To Do If You Get the Flu

Getting the flu isn’t on your top-10 wish list, right? But just in case you get sick this flu season, here’s a list of 10 things you can do to help ease your symptoms—and to stop the flu in its tracks and protect others.


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Flu Vaccinations Now Available!

Flu season is upon us… Are you ready?… Nash Drugs is ready to help you get ready!Peak flu season is usually January and flu season can last until March or April, but getting the vaccine early is key. Flu shots are available at all Nash Drugs locations every year through November. We are currently offering the Fluzone Quadrivalent and the Fluzone High Dose Trivalent immunizations. The high dose is recommended for the elderly only since their immune system can weaken over time.


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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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