Archive for July, 2015

The dangers of flip-flops

Posted on: July 31st, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to break out the tank tops, shorts and flip-flops. But, before you slip on those strappy shoes, there’s a few things you should be aware of: If you suffer from diabetes, you should never, ever wear flip-flops. They can cause skin damage that lead to other problems. […]

Foods to avoid while breastfeeding

Posted on: July 20th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Your pregnancy was filled with eating the oddest food combinations—and avoiding some of your favorites! However, your little one is still depending on you for nutrition, so what mommy eats is what baby eats as well. Some foods aren’t the best for your infant, including: Caffeine. A couple cups of coffee a day are fine, […]

Common sunscreen mistakes

Posted on: July 17th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

In last week’s blog, we talked about how to stay safe in the summer heat. For today’s blog, we thought we would touch on another summer hazard: sunburns. Most people think it’s pretty easy to stay safe from the sun. Just slap on some sunscreen, and you’re okay, right? But, most people don’t use sunscreen […]

Staying safe in the heat

Posted on: July 10th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Summer is here! Now that the weather has warmed up, more and more older Americans are getting outdoors and enjoying activities such as walks, gardening and even biking. However, the Center for Disease Control warns that those aged 65 and older and “less likely to sense and respond to changes in temperature.” Because of that, […]