Posts Tagged ‘health tips’

Coping Strategies for Stress

Author: Todd Pernicek, HR Manager Stress is something everyone experiences in daily life. People in the workplace can be expected to experience some sort of stressor at least once daily. When most people think about stress or experience it, they automatically view it as a negative. How Much Stress is Normal? Stress can be a…

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7 Self-Checks to Test Your Health at Home

Author: Michele, Registered Nurse  Regular checkups are an important way to monitor your health. It’s a good idea for you to become familiar with your body so you can detect changes. Self-exams can help you become aware of potential health problems and work with your doctor to prevent them from worsening. Here are seven self-checks…

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Probiotics: What Are They and Are They Actually Good for You?

Author: Megan Hall, Registered Dietitian  Health magazines and fitness gurus are all talking about probiotics. This kind of bacteria is not a new trend. Before you go all-in on probiotics, you should know how it can affect your body, especially if you have a chronic health condition. Learn more about what probiotics are and whether…

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Understanding Lupus: 5 Lifestyle Tips After Your Diagnosis

Authors: Shelby Dick, Pharmacy Intern; Catherine Nguyen, Pharmacy Intern and Connie Kerkhove, Clinical Pharmacist Lupus is an autoimmune disorder. It can be a challenging condition for doctors to diagnose. Once diagnosed, however, many people are able to manage their condition well. Here are five lifestyle tips for after your lupus diagnosis. Understand the Different Types…

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Cycling Benefits for Arthritis Pain

Author: Matt Way, Clinical Pharmacist  Cycling is gaining momentum as a popular hobby and a fun way to stay active. For people with pain and joint stiffness from arthritis, cycling can be a great exercise option. You can enjoy numerous health benefits from cycling regularly.  Routine daily activities that rely upon proper balance, strength, and…

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5 Tips for Better Asthma Control

Author: Paige Blatchford  The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) celebrates National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month every May. May is often the worst month for asthma and allergy sufferers. Here are five tips to help you control your asthma this May and all year long. Know Your Triggers A trigger is an item…

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9 Tips to Stay Healthy While Taking Medications that can Affect Your Immune System

Author: Michele Martindale  Sometimes the medications that heal patients also increase their chances of getting sick. Transplant recipients and people with HIV, rheumatoid arthritis or cancer are some of the patients at Amber Pharmacy who take medications that can weaken their immune system and increase their risk of infection. It’s important for both patients and…

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