Topic of the Month: Healthy Heart Free Class
Location: Right here at Maple Mountain Pharmacy!
Date: February 7th 2018
Time: 6:00 pm
October is American Pharmacist Month!
It’s Flu Season!
Get a flu shot this year!
Send them Back 2 School With The Basics
We’ve got what you need to help kids of all ages feel their best going back to school!
• Lice Ice
• Ice Packs
• Cold Medicine
• Antibiotic Ointment
• And More!
Don’t Wait. Vaccinate! Make sure your child is up to date on their immunizations before heading back to school.
Be Safe Outside This Summer!
Stay Hydrated: Drink water every 30 minutes to prevent heat stress or stroke
Play it Safe: Before letting the kids play, check the area for potential hazards such as sharp edges, rotting wood etc. that can cause injury.
Watch out for Poisonous Plants: Be able to recognize poison ivy and other poisonous plants to avoid those areas.
Beat the Heat: Dress for the weather, apply sunscreen regularly, schedule outdoor activities for morning or evening hours.
Stock up on these essentials today:
Band-Aids | Benadryl | Burn spray | Cough/Cold medicine Hydrocortisone cream | Sunscreen | Tylenol
Don’t forget the allergy medications and itch creams too!
Have a Safe & Happy Summer!
June is Men’s Health Month!
Make Your Health a Priority!
awareness | prevention | education
It’s Time to Change the Stats:
• On average, men live about 5 years less than their female counterparts
• Men have a higher death rate for most of the leading causes of death
including; cancer, heart disease, diabetes and suicide
• 1 in 2 men will develop cancer in their lifetime
• Men make 1/2 as many physician visits for prevention as women.
Eat Healthy. Start by taking small steps like saying no to super-sizing and yes to a healthy breakfast. Eat many different types of foods to get all the vitamins and minerals you need. Add at least one fruit and vegetable to every meal.
Get Moving. Play with your kids or grandkids. Take the stairs instead
of the elevator. Do yard work. Play a sport. Keep comfortable walking shoes handy at work and in the car. Most importantly, choose activities that you enjoy to stay motivated.
Make Prevention a Priority. Many health conditions can be prevented or detected early with regular checkups from your healthcare provider. Screenings may include; blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, prostate health & more.
Celebrate Women’s Health Month!
You spend a lot of time taking care of others. NOW is the time to empower yourself and make YOUR health a priority!
• Get your cholesterol checked
• Get enough calcium
• Get out and move
• Get your annual checkup
• Get enough sleep
Are You At Risk? for Prediabetes
Many people have no symptoms 9 out of 10 people don’t even know they have prediabetes.
Get your blood sugar levels checked today to find out if you’re at risk. Stop in and take the quiz today!
Love Your Colon!
If you’re 50+ get screened!
Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. Early detection is one of the keys to prevention. Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer. This disease is highly preventable!
Stop in today to learn more about prevention and early detection!
Celebrate Heart Month!
Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference in Heart Health
High blood pressure is more common than you think! One in three (67 million) U.S. adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes complications.
Heart disease can often be prevented when you make healthy choices and manage your health conditions.
We can work together to create a healthier lifestyle & prevent heart disease.
Be a Superhero – Get a Flu Shot!
No appointment necessary just stop on in when it is convenient for you. Many insurances cover the flu shot and we would be happy to check yours for you! Be sure to get yours before cold and flu season hit. You’ll be glad you did!