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Did you know...every little step counts? 12 changes you can start today to lose up to 90 pounds in a year
Getting healthy and losing weight does not have to be a chore. In fact, a few simple changes to your routine can make an enormous difference. Search this list for something you think you can start today and make it a habit. When you make just one change and commit to it, you will feel better and see changes in your health. Imagine what could happen if you make a few changes!
Ever want to burn a few calories without going to the gym? Try some of these quick and fun activities that are super easy to incorporate into your daily routine:
There are many people who work in a pharmacy besides a pharmacist. You should know who they are so that you can get the help that you need. Here are descriptions of the pharmacy team so that you will know who can give you the proper information the next time you visit your community pharmacy.
The New York Road Runners (NYRR) Youth and Community Serivces is a branch of New York Road Runners that promote children's fitness, character development and personal achievement by bringing free running programs to schools and community centers. They offer several fitness and running programs for kids around New York City.
Did you make a resolution to be healthier in the New Year?
Having trouble staying on track? It's never too late to make a change!
Most resolutions fail because people set unrealistic goals and don't have a plan in place to make the change.
A pharmacist is trained to help you take your medicines in a safe way and get the most benefit from them. It's her or his job to review your prescription and make sure you get exactly the medication that your healthcare provider asked for.
Face it, food portions all across the country, as well as here in Harlem are huge. Between the value meals at fast food restaurants, soul food and buffet-style restaurants, heaping plates of food are a normal part of eating out.
Why is high cholesterol a problem?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that your body can make and is also found in foods that come from animals like cheese, meat, and eggs. Your body needs some cholesterol, but when blood cholesterol is too high it can lead to heart disease. In our blood, there are two main types of cholesterol: