Did You Know?
Did you know... there are important immediate and long-term benefits of quitting smoking
My doctor just gave me a new prescription --do I have to bring it to the pharmacy right away?
- No, but you should have it filled as soon as you can
- Medicaid will only pay for the prescription if it is filled within 60 days of the original date
- After 60 days, Medicaid considers the prescription to be expired and you will need a new one
Fast food chains are known for their cheap eats, great taste and unhealthy menus. Here are some tips to make your next visit to your favorite fast food chain a healthier one.
1. Reconsider fried. Any food with the word "fried" or "crispy" in it puts you at a greater risk for heart disease and high blood cholesterol. This includes chicken nuggets, French fries, popcorn shrimp, etc. (You know.. the good stuff!)
What is a stroke?
It's what happens when blood stops flowing to the brain. Usually a blood clot is responsible for blocking flow of blood, but a stroke can also be the result of a broken blood vessel that bleeds into the brain. Without blood, brain cells start to die within minutes.
Many of us believe that the stronger the smell of the cleaning product, the cleaner our homes will be. However, many of our favorite household cleaners, such as Clorox, that have very strong smells are the worst for our bodies because that scent is the smell of dangerous toxic chemicals!
Processed food. A processed food is one that is no longer in its natural or original state. The ways that food can be processed include: Canning, freezing, refrigeration, and dehydration (drying, such as dried fruit and powdered milk). Processing allows food to last longer and to be easier to transport.
Has your doctor told you that your cholesterol is high? If s/he has, the good news is that there are things you can do to bring it down!