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Exercising and Outdoor Chores: Stay Safe During Extreme Cold

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 by carepro

While we all want to stay healthy with regular outdoor exercise, and many of us do outdoor chores, it just makes sense to take extra care during extreme weather. What constitutes extreme cold and its effects can vary across different areas of the country. In regions relatively unaccustomed to winter weather, near freezing temperatures are […]

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Is My Cough Serious? Know the Signs of Bronchitis.

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 by carepro

Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes become inflamed. People with bronchitis often have a cough that brings up mucus. Bronchitis also may cause wheezing, chest pain or discomfort, a low fever and shortness of breath. The two main types of bronchitis are acute (short term) and chronic (ongoing). The same viruses that […]

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Yes, you can lower your risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by carepro

We’ve all heard the advice when it comes to getting and staying at a healthy weight and working to prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Make healthy meals at home, make smart choices at restaurants, and be active 30 minutes a day. But where to start? It’s not easy to do all of this in today’s fast-paced, […]

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D-Fend Your Health this Winter

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by carepro

There’s something about being outside on a bright sunny day that just makes people feel good. We tend to feel more energized, we don’t get sick as much, and we might even smile a little bit more. Research is showing that a nice sunny day may do even more for our health, especially when it […]

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How to Keep Your CPAP Clean

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 by carepro

CPAP therapy is supposed to make you feel better, not worse. However, if you’re using a dirty CPAP machine, you have a greater risk of getting sick from pathogens and mold trapped in your CPAP equipment. On a list of easy cleaning solutions, the SoClean CPAP Cleaner and Sanitizer is at the top of the list. You […]

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Help Kids Enjoy Halloween While Managing Diabetes

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 by carepro

Halloween is often a difficult time for families dealing with diabetes. How can you let your child participate in all of the activities without sending his blood-glucose levels soaring? Try these tips. Treats don’t have to be sweets. Encourage neighbors to pass out other goodies for Halloween, such as stickers, small toys, books, etc. Offer […]

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Get Your Medicine Cabinet Winter-Ready

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by carepro

It’s that time of year again. Time to think about getting your annual flu shot, of course. It’s also time for another September task; preparing your family’s medicine cabinet for the winter months ahead. Visit your local CarePro Pharmacy to stock up on some over-the-counter (OTC) medications to help make you less miserable if you […]

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Are You Ready for Flu Season?

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by carepro

The end of summer signals many things: school starting back up, the leaves beginning to change, and flu season gearing up. The annual flu season usually peaks between December and early March, but can begin as early as October and go as late as May. Visit your local CarePro Pharmacy to get your flu shot […]

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Naturally Beat Allergies

Posted on: August 24th, 2017 by carepro

It’s the time of year when our allergies start to pester us! In fact, many people suffer from severe sneezing, nasal itching and congestion, and a runny nose starting in the summer and continuing through the fall and flaring up again in the spring. Ideally, you should stay indoors when pollen counts are the highest, […]

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Tips for a Healthy School Year

Posted on: August 24th, 2017 by carepro

The busy weeks before the first day of school are upon us and the CarePro team wants to make sure your family is prepared for a healthy school year! Many parents are squishing in a quick visit to the doctor for their children between shopping for school supplies and clothes. All while also trying to […]

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