Archive for the ‘A Avenue Pharmacy’ Category

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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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