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2 10, 2017

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By | 2017-10-09T00:08:47+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Wellness|0 Comments

Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer among women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram—the screening [...]

25 09, 2017

Eat Healthy While Breastfeeding: Quick Tips

By | 2017-09-25T23:30:43+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Wellness|0 Comments

Breastfeeding has many health benefits for mothers and infants. For example, breastfeeding will: Help protect the baby from infection and illness. Create bonding time for mother and baby. Considering breastfeeding? Making healthy food choices while you are breastfeeding will help you and your baby get the nutrients you both need. Most people can get all [...]

2 08, 2017

Benefits of Turmeric for an Upset Stomach

By | 2017-08-05T23:51:39+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Vitamins, Wellness|Comments Off on Benefits of Turmeric for an Upset Stomach

Turmeric comes from the turmeric root and is widely known as one of nature's “healing” spices. It has been used for medicinal, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as culinary purposes for thousands of years. Curcumin—the main active ingredient in turmeric—has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant. While there are many ailments this powerful substance can [...]

31 07, 2017

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

By | 2017-08-12T10:32:08+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Wellness|Comments Off on August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunization—or vaccination—helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. Immunization isn’t just for kids; to stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get vaccinated too. National Immunization Awareness Month is a great time to promote vaccines in order to remind family, friends, and coworkers to stay up to date on their shots. [...]

23 06, 2017

Heart-Healthy Foods: Shopping List

By | 2017-06-23T13:09:42+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Fitness, Vitamins, Wellness|Comments Off on Heart-Healthy Foods: Shopping List

When it comes to your heart, what you eat matters. Follow these tips for heart-healthy eating: Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Stay away from fatty meats, fried foods, cakes, and cookies. Cut down on sodium (salt). Look for the low-sodium or “no salt added” types of canned soups, vegetables, snack foods, and lunch [...]

2 06, 2017

Multiple Sclerosis Workshop: June 8, 2017

By | 2017-06-03T00:56:59+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Event, Wellness|Comments Off on Multiple Sclerosis Workshop: June 8, 2017

Join ACE-Rx Pharmacy & Jessica Miller, M.D. FAAPMR on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm at ACE SP & C to learn about dietary and lifestyle changes recommended for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. RSVP by calling ACE-Rx Pharmacy at 732-801-8899! Address: ACE-Rx Pharmacy 2628 Rt 516, Old Bridge, NJ 08857.

25 05, 2017

Take Steps To Prevent Skin Cancer

By | 2017-05-25T13:40:36+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Skin Care, Vitamins, Wellness|Comments Off on Take Steps To Prevent Skin Cancer

The Basics The best way to prevent skin cancer is to protect your skin from the sun and other sources of ultraviolet (UV) rays. To protect your skin: Stay in the shade as much as possible between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher. Cover up with long sleeves, long [...]

11 05, 2017

Help A Loved One Get More Active: Quick Tips

By | 2017-05-11T10:35:58+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Fitness, Vitamins|Comments Off on Help A Loved One Get More Active: Quick Tips

Help a Loved One Get More Active: Quick Tips Lots of people struggle to get enough physical activity. If someone you care about is having a hard time getting active, you can help. Here are some tips to get you started. Suggest activities you can do together. Start small. Try taking a walk after dinner [...]

2 05, 2017

May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

By | 2017-05-02T19:38:27+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Skin Care, Wellness|Comments Off on May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV radiation can also come from tanning booths or sunlamps. The most dangerous kind of skin cancer is called melanoma. The [...]

13 04, 2017

Losing Weight: Questions For The Doctor

By | 2017-04-13T12:42:06+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Fitness, Uncategorized, Vitamins, Wellness|Comments Off on Losing Weight: Questions For The Doctor

Losing Weight: Questions For The Doctor   Losing weight can be challenging. Talk to your doctor or nurse about how to lose weight in a healthy way that’s right for you. Under the Affordable Care Act, the health care reform act passed in 2010, insurance plans must cover screening and counseling for obesity. Depending on [...]

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