5 Superfoods for Women

According to the new Dietary Guideline for Americans, many women aren’t getting enough potassium, fiber, choline, magnesium, calcium, iron and vitamins A, D, E and C. Web MD shared the 5 superfoods that help women get the important nutrients they need. Read why eggs, prunes, Greek yogurt, salmon and pistachios should be on your next…

Vitamin D in the prevention of aging-related diseases

Chronic diseases associated with aging such as cognitive decline, depression, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes and cancer might have an association to vitamin D deficiency according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON). Older adults may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency due to diet,…

Exercise to Help Prevent Heart Disease?

According to WebMD, regular exercise helps cut the odds of getting heart disease. It’s recommended that you work up to an aerobic exercise session lasting 20 to 30 minutes, at least three to four times a week with each exercise session including a warm-up, conditioning, and a cool down. Learn more about heart disease and…

February 5, 2016 is National Wear Red Day

Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The more a woman knows about heart disease, the better chance she has at beating it. About 80% of heart disease in women is preventable. It’s important that you schedule your Well-Women Visit so your…

World Cancer Day- February 4th

World Cancer Day takes place each year on February 4th. The goal of World Cancer Day is to raise awareness and education about the disease in an effort to save millions from preventable deaths each year. WorldCancerDay.org shares; “Currently, 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide every year, out of which, 4 million people die…

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. This February make sure you are aware of the steps and strategies you can take to help prevent heart disease. A good place to start is eliminating the amount of salt in your diet, increasing physical activity, and…

Lowering the Risk of Obesity-linked Cancers

According to an article posted in WorldHealth.net, an estimated one-third of all cancers may be attributed to excess body fat. A New York University study shows that low alcohol consumption – recommending men limiting to two drinks a day and women to one a day – as well as a plant-based diet, are associated with…

Smart Pharmacy is not currently experiencing any significant drug shortages. We will typically stay current with the FDA and other sources to make sure that if there is an anticipated drug shortage, we stock up ahead of time. This is our way of ensuring an optimal supply of the drugs that you need. Compounding is also a great way of getting the drug you need in your specific strength, whether the drug is available in retail or not. Ask one of our friendly staff for more details on compounding!

Excuse Our Dust

Smart Pharmacy is expanding in order to better serve our growing patient base. Our new retail facility is located near Beach Blvd and St. Johns Bluff Rd. Stay tuned for more exciting updates as we continue construction on our state-of-the-art facility.

 

 

Potassium iodide capsules available now at smart-pharmacy

Potassium iodide shortages , especially on the west coast of the United States, are being reported as Americans stock up on the tablets as a precautionary measure.  Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami tragedies have released many harmful toxins and radiation into the environment, especially from exploding and/or leaking nuclear power plants.  The harmful radiation has been predicted to reach…