Archive for the ‘CarePro Pharmacy’ Category

Beat the (Extreme) Heat!

Posted on: July 18th, 2017 by Emily LeGrand

The team at CarePro Health Services cares deeply about you and your family’s health and wellness. We also want you to stay safe this summer and enjoy the outdoors. Summer heat can be dangerous. What health officials call “extreme heat” occurs when the temperature reaches excessively high levels or when the combination of heat and […]

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3 Reasons to Thank Your Pharmacist

Posted on: January 6th, 2017 by CarePro Blogger

Every day, pharmacists play a key role in providing quality healthcare for families across the nation. Too often, however, their contributions can become overlooked or undervalued. In honor of National Pharmacist Day, CarePro shares these important reasons to show your appreciation for your family pharmacist and the important services they provide: Easily Accessible Over 90 […]

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How CarePro Pharmacy Can Help This Flu Season

Posted on: December 20th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

With colder temperatures and snowy days, winter can bring plenty of problems including an increase in illness. Although the 2015-2016 flu season was milder than years past, it still can cause many complications for adults 50 years or older as well as those with a history of certain illnesses. To help you combat this risk, […]

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Medication Safety: Proper Drug Disposal

Posted on: July 28th, 2016 by Emily LeGrand

If you have medications that you no longer need, be sure to follow the proper procedures when disposing of them. The following guidelines were developed to help reduce harm from accidental exposure or intentional misuse after medications are no longer needed: Follow any specific disposal instructions on the prescription drug labeling or patient information that […]

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How to Help the Elderly Beat the Summer Heat

Posted on: May 23rd, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

Did you know that heat affects us differently as we age?  Since we are already well into May, you know that the hot Iowa summer is fast approaching, and your elderly parents will be out in the garden, caring for the lawn or attending the many outdoor summer gatherings.  In order to help you keep […]

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A Corridor Couple Shares Their Story

Posted on: March 29th, 2016 by Emily LeGrand

CarePro is used to dealing with challenging situations, and this one was no different. Mark was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic esophageal cancer in June 2015. Mark and his fiancé Alicia, both being totally blind, weren’t sure how they were going to deal with it. They were beginning to feel like they were fighting the […]

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Why to Start Taking Fish Oil

Posted on: March 7th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

Did you know that, according to a recent Harvard University study, deficiency in omega-3 is now one of the top 10 causes of death in the US?  With fish oil being one of the key sources of omega-3 fatty acid, CarePro is taking the time to educate you this month on its many benefits AND […]

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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner with Diabetes

Posted on: November 9th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

The holidays are coming up fast, which means an exciting time of loved ones getting together for food and fellowship. But, if you’re living with diabetes, events such as Thanksgiving dinner can be hazardous to your health! Most of us consume well over 2,000 calories during this annual meal, which is problematic for those who […]

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4 Scary Causes and Effects of Smoking-Related Vascular Disease

Posted on: November 9th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

It’s the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, with more than 480,000 Americans fatally succumbing to its effects each year. An estimated 42 million U.S. adults still do it, racking up a $170 billion yearly medical bill across the nation. It fosters bone decay, impotency, and more than 100 different […]

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4 VITAL Tips on How to Avoid the Flu this Season

Posted on: October 15th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

It’s creepy, it’s crawly, and it’s coming for you: welcome, flu season. It’s estimated that between 5% and 20% of all Americans catch the flu each year, with 200,000 of those cases requiring hospitalization. All those aches, chills, and sneezes can be avoided, however, with these tips from CarePro Health Services: Get shot: The Center […]

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