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May is Mental Health Month, Pathways to Wellness: Leading Full and Productive Lives.
02
May

MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

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Pathways to Wellness: Leading Full and Productive Lives.
Download the 31 Ways to Wellness Calendar .

Wellness—it’s essential to living a full and productive life. We may have different ideas about what wellness means, but it involves a set of skills and strategies that prevent the onset or shorten the duration of illness and promote recovery and wellbeing. It’s about keeping healthy as well as getting healthy.

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What causes spring allergies?
02
Apr

Spring is here!, And so are spring allergies

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Spring is the time of year that we normally think of when it comes to seasonal allergies. As the trees start to bloom and the pollen gets airborne, allergy sufferers begin their annual ritual of sniffling and sneezing. Each year, 35 million Americans fall prey to seasonal allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever. Although there is no magical cure for spring allergies, there are a number of ways to combat them, from medication to household habits.

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month
01
Apr

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

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Drinking too much alcohol increases the risk of health-related problems like injuries, violence, liver disease, and some types of cancer. This April during Alcohol Awareness Month, Vail Ranch Pharmacy encourages you to take this time to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of drinking too much.

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What is Colon Cancer?, March is Wear Blue Month for Colon Cancer Awareness
12
Mar

March is Wear Blue Month for Colon Cancer Awareness

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What is Colon Cancer?
Colorectal cancer, or colon cancer, occurs in the colon or rectum. As the graphic below shows, the colon is the large intestine or large bowel. The rectum is the passageway that connects the colon to the anus.

Colon cancer, when discovered early, is highly treatable. Even if it spreads into nearby lymph nodes, surgical treatment followed by chemotherapy is highly successful. In the most difficult cases — when the cancer has metastasized to the liver, lungs or other sites — treatment can prolong and add to one’s quality of life.

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