Archive for June, 2015

Why the breast is best

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

We’ve all heard that breast is best when it comes to feeding little ones. But what do health experts mean by that? In today’s blog, we would like to lay explicitly what some of the health benefits are for baby: Baby can more easily digest breast milk. An infant’s body is designed to take in […]

“We’re not in Kansas Anymore!” Preparing for tornado weather

Posted on: June 19th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Summer brings warm weather, family vacations and a chance to get out in your garden. But it also brings with it tornado season. As you age, a tornadic occurrence can become more perilous, due to factors such as limited mobility. We wanted to offer some tips on how to stay safe in Tornado Alley: Make […]

Top diseases men should be aware of (part 2)

Posted on: June 12th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Last week, we talked about Men’s Health Month, and the top five diseases men should be proactive about preventing. In today’s blog, we will talk about the next five disease men are most likely to die from in the United States: Diabetes When not under control, diabetes can lead to a number of other diseases, […]

Top diseases men should be aware of (Part 1)

Posted on: June 5th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

June is Men’s Health Month, and we thought we would take a moment and look at the CDC’s list of top men’s health concerns: Heart Disease Heart disease (such as angina, heart attacks, abnormal heart rhythms and cardiac arrest) are the top killers in the United States. Some risk factors—such as family history—are out of […]