• Avoiding Sugary Drinks

    Avoiding Sugary Drinks

    A new study shows that consuming sugary drinks like sodas, fruit juice, sweetened iced tea, and sports drinks can increase your overall risk of cancer by 18% and your risk of breast cancer by 22%. Not only will these drinks increase the risk of obesity and diabetes, but it now appears that they may increaseRead more

  • Garlic

    Garlic

    One of the most delicious foods can also be a great benefit to your cardiovascular health. Studies have shown that garlic supplements can lower diastolic blood pressure by about 6mmHg and systolic blood pressure by 9mmHg. Garlic can also lower total cholesterol by 15-20mg/dL in patients with elevated levels. Garlic can increase bleeding risks forRead more

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update

    COVID-19 Vaccine Update

    With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine ongoing, we know you have lots of questions. We’re here to try to answer some of them. Right now we don’t have a date when we will be getting the vaccine and are not keeping a list of people who are interested. However, some good news that wasRead more

  • Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Many middle aged and older cats develop thyroid problems which are seen as increased thirst and appetite, weight loss, vomiting, and diarrhea. There are a few ways to manage this, the easiest being medication. At Choice Family Pharmacy, we make specialized compounds for cats that can be applied to the skin or given by mouthRead more

  • More wine and cheese please!

    More wine and cheese please!

    A new study shows that cheese is the most protective food against age-related cognitive problems, according to Iowa State University researchers. They found protective benefits with cheese, lamb, and moderate alcohol consumption (especially red wine). Excessive consumption of salt in individuals known to be at risk of Alzheimers disease was shown to have negative effects.Read more

  • Brand Name RX Price Check

    Brand Name RX Price Check

    Are you taking an expensive brand name prescription? If you have non-government funded insurance and are paying too much, there’s a good chance the medication manufacturer offers a coupon to save on your copay. At Choice Family Pharmacy we are happy to check for money saving manufacturer coupon programs for your brand name medications. TransferringRead more

  • Short Bursts of Exercise

    Short Bursts of Exercise

    A new study has shown that short bursts (12 minutes) of moderately intense exercise can positively affect more than 80% of the circulating metabolites in the body. These metabolites are related to a wide range of favorable health outcomes such as lowered blood sugar, and better overall heart health. Get up and move as muchRead more

  • Chili Peppers

    Chili Peppers

    We know that eating a healthy diet is important. Did you know that eating chili peppers may help you live longer? In a study of over a half million volunteers, eating chili peppers regularly was associated with a 26% decrease in cardiovascular mortality, and 23% decrease in cancer mortality, and a 25% decrease in allRead more

  • Voltaren Gel

    Voltaren Gel

    Now available without a prescription, Voltaren Gel is a new option for arthritis pain relief. It is applied directly to the painful area four times a day for up to 21 days for pain relief. Available in an unscented gel formulation in it’s original prescription strength, it is especially helpful for osteoarthritis of the knee.Read more

  • Holiday Flyer

    Holiday Flyer

    We all know that smoking is bad for your health. Did you know that using electronic cigarettes (vaping) can change the way your body produces antibodies to viruses? This can result in a higher risk of problems from the flu, common colds, and even COVID. For tips on how to quit smoking call 1-800-QUIT-NOW orRead more