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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 […]


The Itch of Iowa Summers: Poison Ivy Prevention, Symptoms and Treatments

Posted on: June 9th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Iowa summers bring a plethora of outdoor activities and adventures. Some of those outdoor adventures could be a day at the park, where your likelihood for getting poison ivy is higher. CarePro Pharmacies knows that it’s easy to get poison ivy in Iowa, so we are bringing you the signs, symptoms and treatment options in […]


Beat Seasonal Allergies to the Punch

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Spring has finally arrived, and Eastern Iowa’s pollen counts are on the rise. In fact, you may be struggling with allergy symptoms already. What’s behind your sniffling, and how do you fight it? What causes seasonal allergy symptoms? Many allergy symptoms are caused by the release of histamine, a chemical that triggers inflammation when your […]


Folic Acid- What, Why and How

Posted on: December 14th, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Folic acid is famous for its benefits to babies in the womb- it helps prevent many birth defects, like spina bifida (incomplete formation of the spine). What you may not know is that folic acid is important for all people to take, regardless of sex or age. Folic acid is a B vitamin, and it […]


On the Road Again: Managing Diabetes While Traveling

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Traveling with diabetes can be difficult, but a little planning will ease your mind and make the trip more enjoyable. Before you leave, see your doctor to make sure your numbers are under control. While you’re there, ask your doctor for the following items: A letter that explains what you need to do for your […]


Take the Guesswork Out of Supplements

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by carepro 2 Comments

Are you interested in vitamins and supplements, but not sure where to begin? After all, there are hundreds of brands and formulations to choose from. How do you know which supplements are the best for you and your family? Simple! Start by taking our FREE assessment online at Just answer a few short questions […]


Men: 4 Easy Tips for a Healthier Summer

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 by carepro

Living a healthier lifestyle doesn’t mean that you eat only salad and your house is full of gimmicky workout equipment. A few simple (and manageable) lifestyle upgrades can make a big difference in your health and happiness. Here are 4 easy things you can do to stay healthy this summer: 1. Take care of your […]


Do You Ever Forget to Take Your Medications?

Posted on: December 31st, 2013 by carepro

Do you or a loved one struggle with remembering to take your medications? Do you sometimes take your medications at the wrong time? An easy way to safely take your medications is to ask your pharmacist to set up a medication planner for you. Your CarePro pharmacist can organize your prescriptions (divided into as many […]


Give Wellness Gifts in 2013!

Posted on: November 25th, 2013 by carepro

Looking for a healthier way to celebrate this holiday season? Instead of traditional presents, try giving wellness gifts! Wellness gifts don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are some simple, effective tips for having a healthy holiday. Instead of filling your kids’ stockings with candy, give them juicy apples and oranges with […]


Four Easy Ways for Men to Stay Healthy

Posted on: May 29th, 2013 by carepro

Living a healthier lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to eat only salad and fill your house with gimmicky workout equipment. A few simple- and manageable- lifestyle adaptations can make a big difference in your health and happiness. You already know that men face an increased risk for certain diseases like heart disease and colon cancer. […]