Wellness - Your Monthly Newsletter
The Women's issue
The Health Tests All Women Need

The Health Tests All Women Need 

Don't wait until you're sick to get the health tests you need to help keep you well! Blood pressure tests, STD screenings, and pap smears are some of the important tools healthcare providers can use to keep you healthy. Learn which other health tests you should consider.

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Dangers of Smoking

Dangers of Smoking  

Everyone knows smoking is proven to cause health problems, but did you know that quitting at any age dramatically reduces the likelihood of developing smoking-induced health conditions?

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Health Goals? Track Your Progress!

Health Goals? Track Your Progress!  

Are you trying to start a family, lose weight or manage diabetes? We have tons of health trackers and tools to help track your progress as you work towards goals.

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Breast Exams Save Lives

Breast Exams Save Lives  

Did you know 1 in 8 American women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetimes? A breast self exam can help detect cancer in its early stages and dramatically improve survival rates.

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Effectively Prevent Migraines

Effectively Prevent Migraines  

Migraines are painful and disorienting headaches that affect 12% of Americans. Women are more likely to experience migraines. Take a look at the new guidelines to learn ways to prevent and treat these disabling headaches.

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Recipes Corner
Pharmacist FAQ

  Swing into spring with these delightful recipes!

Poached Red Pear Zinfandel Sweet Potato Pancakes

Q: If I have a breast infection, is it still safe to breastfeed?

A: It is safe to breastfeed even if you have a breast infection. Breast infections like mastitis can occur when bacteria on the skin (Staphylococcus aureus) enter the breast tissue through breaks in the skin. This infection can cause swelling, redness, inflammation to the breast, fever and pain.

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Q: Are there any over-the-counter medications besides Tylenol used to treat menstrual cramps?

A: There are other over-the-counter medications besides Tylenol® (acetaminophen) to treat menstrual cramps. A class of drugs called nonsteroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) actually block prostaglandin production and so should help with the menstrual cramping. Over-the-counter NSAIDs include ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®) or naproxen (Aleve®).

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