Archive for the ‘CarePro Pharmacy’ Category

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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3 Key Products for Fall Prevention in Older Adults

Posted on: September 8th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are easily the leading cause for both fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults.  What causes these falls?  As we age, our muscles weaken, our reflexes get slower and we have pain where there wasn’t pain before. All of these common symptoms of aging lead […]

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Fall Favorites: Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Crisp Air and Flu Shots for the Whole Family

Posted on: September 8th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

What items make up your fall favorites list?  Pumpkin spice lattes, fall leaves, crisp air, hearty soups, flu shots – wait, no!  OK – flu shots might not be on your fall favorites list, but they should make an appearance on your fall to-do list.  While recent years have brought doubt and suspicion to flu […]

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Back-to-School Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Back-to-school season brings fall allergies, common colds and playground bumps and bruises. This means the contents of your medicine cabinet is more important than ever. You don’t want to have to make a late night run to the store, so today’s CarePro Health Services blog is about back-to-school medicine cabinet must haves. All of these […]

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Important Kids Vitamins

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

If your child is young, you know they are growing like crazy, but they may not be getting all the necessary nutrients to help them grow. Today’s CarePro Health Services blog has the benefits of a multivitamin and how it can bridge the nutrition gap for your child. Benefits of a multivitamin for children: Bridges […]

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Study Reveals Why You’re Not Sleeping Well

Posted on: July 14th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

How well do you sleep at night? CarePro Health Services knows that some nights are better than others when it comes to sleep. Recently, a study completed by the National Sleep Foundation revealed several reasons why you may not be sleeping well throughout the night. Check out the reasons below and see if you could […]

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Tips for Sleeping Better in the Summer

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

July brings the dog days of summer and in Iowa, that means the temperature can be extremely uncomfortable. CarePro Health Services cares about your sleep comfort and wellness, so today we are bringing you four tips for sleeping better in the summer. Use a ceiling fan or box fan to circulate the air in your […]

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Watch Out for Medication Interactions with Sunlight THIS SUMMER

Posted on: June 9th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Summertime means longer days and shorter nights, meaning you may experience a bit more sunlight than you would in other months of the year. CarePro Health Services wants you to be aware of the risks of medication interaction with sunlight. Some medications cannot handle sunlight when you are taking them, so as a pharmacy, we […]

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