Archive for June, 2016

Foods you should avoid giving your baby in year one

Posted on: June 21st, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

You’ve been faithfully using the breast pump for months now, but your child has finally reached the milestone of eating solids! Most babies reach this right around the six-month mark. However, between now and their first birthday, you should avoid feeding your child the following foods: Honey: It’s a potential source of Clostridium botulinum spores, […]

Too hot to handle: how to avoid heat stroke

Posted on: June 15th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

It can sneak up without warning, and leave you nauseous, tired and unable to think straight. In its worst form, it can send you to the hospital or even kill you. We’re talking about heat stroke, and as temperatures rise across the country, you’re going to need to be extra-vigilant about keeping yourself cool. Here […]

Purrfect Pair: The health benefits of owning a cat

Posted on: June 8th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

We’re all about connecting people with the right products that can increase their health. But, there’s one item we don’t carry that can do wonders for you: owning a pet. Since June is Adopt a Cat Month, we thought we would take time in today’s blog to cover the health benefits of owning a furry […]

What you should know about firework safety

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Boom! Crack! Pow! Chances are, you’re already hearing these noises from your neighbor as everyone gears up for the Fourth of July celebrations. But, while these colorful displays are great for showing off your patriotic spirit, they were responsible for 11,400 injuries in 2013 and 8 deaths. If you do decide to take part in […]