Archive for the ‘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 […]

Staying Safe at the Playground

Posted on: September 28th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  All this month, we’ve been talking about National Baby Safety Month on our Facebook page. Jayhawk Pharmacy is passionate about mothers and babies, and we want to see both healthy and thriving (its part of the reason why we keep maternity products stocked in our online catalog).  We would like to continue talking about […]

Recommit to Fitness

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  Do you remember last New Year’s Eve? Maybe you stayed up until midnight and watched the ball drop. If you’re like 62 percent of Americans, you made a few New Year’s Resolutions. Many of these resolutions have to do with health—the number one most common resolution is to lose weight. But, only 8 percent […]

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, […]

Warm weather is on the way! How clean is your nebulizer?

Posted on: February 6th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

For many of us, the thought of warmer weather also brings to mind the possibility of seasonal allergies. Did you know that for millions of Americans, seasonal allergies can trigger asthma symptoms and increase their need to use a nebulizer, a machine that puts asthma medication in the form of a mist that can be […]

Health Benefits of Organization

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  January marks the beginning of a new year, and for some it also marks a turning point and the beginning of new habits as well.  Most habits are attempted to improve health in some ways.  Some people will exercise more to lose weight, others will resolve to try and get a better handle on […]

Bathroom Safety: Don’t Overlook it

Posted on: January 7th, 2015 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

  There are a few things in life that are just generally accepted as truths, with one of them being that we are all going to get older.  It is just a fact of life.  As people age, they start to lose mobility, some more rapidly than others, which can lead to everyday tasks being […]

Don’t Let Your Mobility Issue Eliminate Exercise

Posted on: December 23rd, 2014 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

For people with mobility issues, a lot of everyday activities can seem like monumental tasks, let alone the thought of working out and exercising.  How does someone who has trouble functionally moving around in their day-to-day lives even start thinking about exercising?  The answer to that question revolves around changing what your idea of what […]

Listening to Your Body: Why “fighting through pain” isn’t the best approach

Posted on: September 22nd, 2014 by JayHawkPharmacyBlogger

In honor of September being National Healthy Aging Month, we at Jayhawk Pharmacy are dedicating our blog to a four-part series on healthy aging.  We’ve all heard the mantra while working out of, “fight through the pain, it is all in your head!”  Well, that’s just not always the case. The fourth, and final, part […]