Archive for the ‘General Health’ Category

8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 6th, 2016 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Approximately one out of every eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during her life. While there is no way to completely eliminate your chances of getting cancer, there are some things women can do to decrease their risk: Breastfeed. We’ve all heard that “breast is best” for baby, but it has added benefits for […]

5 Benefits of Volunteering

Posted on: April 15th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, and Jayhawk Pharmacy is celebrating! National Volunteer Week began in 1974 as a means of honoring ordinary people who do amazing things with their time and generous service. Not only does volunteering help our neighbors and communities, but it can improve the health and wellbeing of the volunteer, […]

Senior Independence Month – Celebrating Seniors’ Wellbeing!

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

Senior Independence Month – Celebrating Seniors’ Wellbeing!   February is Senior Independence Month! This month is a time to honor seniors and continue to work for their independence and wellbeing. It’s also a great time to evaluate living situations and look for opportunities for improvement and increased safety. Are there some products or home changes […]

National Grapefruit Month – How well do you know this all-star fruit?

Posted on: February 19th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

National Grapefruit Month – How well do you know this all-star fruit? February is National Grapefruit Month, so it’s time to celebrate a little fruit with a lot of health benefits! But how well do you know your grapefruit facts? Did you know, for example, that eating or drinking it can interfere with certain medications, […]

Health Benefits of Sunshine

Posted on: February 11th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

On February 2nd, world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, telling us that we’ll have six more weeks of winter. This might not be welcome news to some of us, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t be prepared for what’s to come! As we all know, sunshine, and the Vitamin D that it provides, […]