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Fruit: To Blend or Not to Blend?

Fruit: To Blend or Not to Blend?

With all these new diet trends going around the Internet these days it’s hard to tell which one actually works. The smoothie trend has been around for a few years. You use all natural ingredients; prepare it at home with fresh fruits and vegetables, but still not seeing results? One reason is you are […]


Understanding the Labels on Your OTC Meds

Understanding the Labels on Your OTC Meds

At East Hills Family Pharmacy, we really care about the health and wellness of all of our customers. When it comes to taking meds, it is important to ask any questions that you may have. Our pharmacists will be happy to explain in detail any of your questions or concerns. It is also important for […]


Tips to Relieve Dry Mouth

Tips to Relieve Dry Mouth

If dry mouth goes untreated it can lead  to damaged oral health. If you’ve ever experienced dry mouth, even for a short time, you know it can be very bothersome. There are a number of things that can cause this problem, but certain medications, infections, dehydration, as well as cancer treatments are the most common […]


What Your Bladder is Trying to Tell You

What Your Bladder is Trying to Tell You

How your bladder functions every day can tell you a lot about your overall health. How often you urinate during the day and during the night, the color of your urine and whether you can “hold it” all provide clues to health conditions that don’t involve your urinary system. “Eighty percent of the causes […]


Teal pumpkins? They could save kids’ lives

Teal pumpkins? They could save kids’ lives

Halloween is a time for a good scare and a bit of spookiness, but for parents of kids with food allergies, the holiday can be frightening for serious reasons. So last year, FARE (Food Allergy & Research Education) launched the Teal Pumpkin Project as a way to keep children with food allergies safe, while […]


Pharmacists: Medication Experts and Much More

Helping smokers quit. Managing diabetics’ blood sugar. Leading flu clinics. Pharmacists do that. They provide these and other services on top of the prescription drug dispensing and counseling for which they are most commonly known. October is American Pharmacists Month. It’s a time to take a fresh look at everything pharmacists do today. And […]


Better Nutrition Every Day

How to Make Healthier Food Choices We make dozens of decisions every day. When it comes to deciding what to eat and feed our families, it can be a lot easier than you might think to make smart, healthy choices. It takes just a little planning. The food we put into our bodies is […]


Make Getting Healthy a Fun, Family Event!

It’s a health-conscious world out there and chances are you’re one of the many who wants to join the movement, but getting those around you involved can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. We all have busy schedules and the thought of changing our day-to-day can be enough to make even the most […]


Reading Reduces Stress

Reading Reduces Stress

It’s true! Reading reduces stress! Everyone knows that reading makes you smarter. It fills the brain with knowledge, builds a better memory, improves writing skills, and increases vocabulary, but to learn that reading can also reduce our stress levels is even more exciting! According to the University of Sussex studies, reading for just six […]


8 Back-to-School Health Tips for Kids

8 Back-to-School Health Tips for Kids

It’s hard to believe summer vacation is already drawing to a close. Parents everywhere are getting their children ready to head back to school with new clothes, freshly sharpened pencils and long-overdue haircuts. While these are important tasks, now is also a good time to make some changes and implement new habits that will […]


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