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Seasonal Allergies, Colds, and the Flu

Seasonal Allergies, Colds, and the Flu

The crisp air and changing leaves is the signature of fall. But the change of seasons also brings seasonal allergies and the dreaded flu. Luckily, you can prevent both from taking you down with a few remedies. Allergies There are many over the counter allergy relievers such as Benadryl and Flonase. But if an […]


How to Remove a Tick

How to Remove a Tick

This summer it was predicted that ticks would be very bad. Not only that, but scientists believed the chances of Lyme disease would also rise due to tick bites. So it is very important to check yourself for ticks when you go inside.  In our area you have a chance of picking up a […]


Overhaul Your Diet For Spring!

Overhaul Your Diet For Spring!

As most American’s are cleaning their homes from top to bottom, inside and outside, it’s time to clean your diet! Winter takes a toll on our bodies. From the lack of sunshine (Vitamin D) and people tend to pick hearty food options during the winter months. Spring is a great time to restructure your […]


Make This Spring Healthy

Make This Spring Healthy

Spring officially started a few weeks ago. Most people are still trying to shake their winter blues. Transitioning from one season to the next doesn’t have to be hard. You can easily start to prepare yourself for a healthier spring with a few easy steps. Get moving Being cooped up all winter is normal. […]


Winterize Yourself this Year

Winterize Yourself this Year

Getting ready for winter isn’t just for homes. You can winterize yourself mentally and physically for the long cold winter ahead. Winter is the season that brings on the flu, colds, and seasonal depression. If you think you are suffering from seasonal depression, please contact your healthcare provider.


Why Pumpkins are the Best Thing About Fall

Why Pumpkins are the Best Thing About Fall

Fall is here The air is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and people are already decorating for the season. Pumpkins are the number one item used for decorating. They aren’t just for carving jack-o-lanterns and they most certainly are not just for PSLs (Pumpkin Spiced Lattes). Pumpkins are actually very healthy for […]


Hydration is Key to Beat the Heat

Hydration is Key to Beat the Heat

The summer is one of the most fun and enjoyable family times of the year, unless it is 95 degrees outside and roasting your skin. For many people, hydration during the summer season is a very difficult part of life. People often ask themselves if they are drinking enough water or if they are […]


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 […]



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