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Are the pharmacy staff doing flu shots?

Posted by Deb Harper on

As of 10/14/2020 we are.  The High Dose flu shot does have a waiting list.  Please call (928) 333-2916 to ask to be placed on that list.  We have ordered plenty of the High Dose and are waiting on the manufacturer to send us some.  As far as the normal shot, we have plenty at this time.

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Wellness Wednesday by Rusty Mary

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Wellness Wednesday by Rusty Mary

In reading about why walking is good for us, I discovered an article on the “sitting disease”.  While this is a not quite-medical phrase, it captures a list of ailments that are made worse by a sedentary lifestyle. Prolonged sitting harms us in many ways and is now associated with 34 chronic diseases or conditions which includes heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers.  Also a 2018 study found it may also be bad for your brain and lead to cognitive decline and dementia. The human body is designed for activity. When the muscles are inactive, they don’t take...

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Wellness Wednesday

Posted by Deb Harper on

I sent my mother a publication on walking.  This is the note I got back from her.  I also remember my mother in law walking back and forth to the airport even into her eighties.  Here's to good health!  Cheers, Deb We all learn how to walk at an early age and have spent years doing it.  Now that we are older. we have a tendency not to want to walk much. It is easier to sit and watch TV. According to a report from the Harvard Medical School on walking to help overall general health, it said that walking...

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Staying Healthy During the Pandemic

Posted by Deb Harper on

Get proper sleep.  Research shows 7and 9 hours of sleep nightly needed.  Think of being well rested as the most powerful drug available to improve your immune function. Eat a balanced diet that includes plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.  Strive to get adequate healthy proteins and limit sources of refined carbohydrates and sugary food and drinks.  Putting the correct fuel into our bodies is critical for optimal health. Get adequate exercise.  Movement every day helps maintain wellbeing.  Get outside and move your body every day in whatever way is possible for you.  Reduce stress.  The immune systems get worn...

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