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HealthSmart Newsletter April 2017

Nash Drugs publishes a newsletter every month that focuses on Health and Wellness. In each you’ll find helpful information about a variety of subjects that can help you become more informed and proactive with your health, as well as that of your loved ones.

In this issue…

  • Know The Difference…Is it a Head Cold or Allergies?
  • Herbal Supplements… Can they interact with your medications?
  • Is it Strep Throat?… Only a test can tell you for sure!
  • April is Foot Health Awareness Month… Time for a checkup.
  • Rx Gourmet… Turkey Meatloaf Stuffed Peppers
  • Medicine Cabinet Update… Keep a Checklist!
  • Senior Health… Vitamin D is a nutrient needed for good health.
  • Did You Know… Athlete’s Foot is a skin infection caused by a fungus.

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April 2017 Sales Flyer

Check out our special offers for April and Save Big! Instant savings and in-store coupons on brand name items. April Special: Allergy Relief Nasal Spray; Buy 1 – Get 1 FREE!

Nash Drugs’ Health Mart® brand also offers a wide range of products ideal for people with diabetes to help maintain a healthy lifestyle at a great value! Ask one of our Health Mart® pharmacists for more information!


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Health Smart March 2017

Nash Drugs publishes a newsletter every month that focuses on Health and Wellness.  In each you’ll find helpful information about a variety of subjects that can help you become more informed and proactive with your health, as well as that of your loved ones.

In this issue…

  • See Your Doctor!…Beat High Blood Pressure
  • Meditation… Benefits for Mind and Body
  • National Nutrition Month… Tips for Healthy Eating Habits
  • Colorectal Cancer… What You Need To Know
  • Rx Gourmet… Chicken Pepper Stir Fry
  • Using Antibiotics Wisely… They fight bacteria, not viruses
  • Senior Health… What is Low Vision?
  • Did You Know… Giving Medicine to Children

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March 2017 Sales Flyer

Check out our special offers for March and Save Big! Instant savings and in-store coupons on brand name items. March specials: multi symptom relief!

Nash Drugs’ Health Mart® brand also offers a wide range of products ideal for people with diabetes to help maintain a healthy lifestyle at a great value! Ask one of our Health Mart® pharmacists for more information!


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Emotions and Heart Disease

In the past 40 years, cases of heart disease in the U.S. have dropped by 20 percent. Now, that’s news worth celebrating! Efforts at prevention, detection, and treatment appear to paying off. For example, Americans’ cholesterol levels keep falling.


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Pharmacy Symbols and Their Meanings



Mortar and PestleThe mortar and pestle has long been used as a pharmaceutical symbol. Pharmacists would use the mortar and pestle to crush and mix ingredients to cure diseases. The mortar and pestle are tools of traditional pharmacy, an easily recognizable visual motif.

Rx is the symbol meaning "prescription". According to most sources, it's an abbreviation of the Latin word "recipere" and appears at the start of prescriptions. Literally, the word recipe means simply "Take..." as prescribed and compounded by the apothecary.

bowlhygieiaThe bowl with a snake coiled around it is called the 'Bowl of Hygieia' with the serpent of Epidaurus and is the internationally recognized symbol of pharmacy (the profession). Hygieia was the daughter of Aesculapius, one of the Greek gods of medicine, and was herself the Greek Goddess of Good Health. Her symbol was a serpent drinking from a bowl, the snake being wisdom, immortality and healing.

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