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Magnesium Supplement: Hot Flash Relief

September 16, 2011
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Magnesium Supplement: Hot Flash Relief

Good news from researchers about reducing the symptoms of menopause, even if you’re a breast cancer survivor: Magnesium can reduce hot flashes caused by breast cancer drugs. A recent study published in Natural Standard shows that breast cancer patients taking magnesium supplements experienced fewer hot flashes per week than women not taking the supplement....

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MyChelle: Pioneering Plant Stem Cells

September 15, 2011
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MyChelle: Pioneering Plant Stem Cells

Plant stem cells are becoming an increasingly popular ingredient in skin care, as they are effective at helping our own skin cells regenerate (learn more about plant stem cells). MyChelle Dermaceuticals was one of the first in the natural market to introduce plant stem cell innovation, and three advanced formulas from MyChelle contain some...

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Muscle Aches? Try Essential Oils for Pain

September 14, 2011
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Muscle Aches? Try Essential Oils for Pain

Aches and pains got you down? If you’ve already run the gamut of prescription and over-the-counter medications, you may want try essential oils for pain and muscle aches. Essential oils, extracted from plants, flowers and trees, have powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic (i.e. pain-relieving) properties. Essential oils also act as a detoxifying agent. Menstrual cramps,...

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Attention Boulder: Drug Take-Back Coming Soon

September 12, 2011
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Attention Boulder: Drug Take-Back Coming Soon

For all of our customers in Boulder, Colo.: The city’s annual Pharmaceutical Drop-off Day is coming up! Instead of tossing your unused or expired medication, take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to properly dispose of your prescriptions and keep them out of our water supply. Bring your unused or expired medications to Boulder Community...

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About Juice Beauty’s Organic Philosophy

September 11, 2011
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About Juice Beauty’s Organic Philosophy

Karen Behnke, Founding Partner and CEO of Juice Beauty tells the story behind one of Pharmaca’s best-selling beauty brands! Coming into the beauty industry through my passion for eco-chic living and the healthy lifestyles industry has given me a unique perspective on the Beauty industry resulting in some innovative and amazing products. By the...

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Juice Beauty’s Powerful Stem Cellular Repair Treatments

September 11, 2011
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Juice Beauty’s Powerful Stem Cellular Repair Treatments

Find out more about Juice Beauty’s commitment to organics, and their long-standing partnership with Pharmaca! Karen Behnke, Founding Partner and CEO of Juice Beauty tells the story behind one of Pharmaca’s best-selling beauty brands! Look at these results from Juice Beauty’s new Stem Cellular Repair Moisturizer and Eye Treatment and their best-selling, patented Green...

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Flu Shots Available Now at Pharmaca

September 10, 2011
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Flu Shots Available Now at Pharmaca

Flu season is nearly upon us–and Pharmaca has made it easier than ever to get your immunizations. All of our pharmacies can now provide shots to any customer who requests one during open pharmacy hours. In addition, Pharmaca will hold Flu Shot Clinics every Tuesday in September, October and November, between 2-6pm. Customers can...

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Nature’s Best Medicine: Aloe Vera

September 8, 2011
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Nature’s Best Medicine: Aloe Vera

If you’ve stayed out in the sun too long and gotten a sunburn, you’ve probably treated the burn with healing, soothing aloe vera. It comes from the aloe vera plant, and has been used to treat many skin and medical conditions. The Chinese refer to aloe vera as the “harmonious remedy,” Russians have dubbed...

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Superfruit: The Health Benefits of Lemon

September 5, 2011
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Superfruit: The Health Benefits of Lemon

Want an easy superfood to incorporate into your diet? Here are a few fabulous ways lemons can be a wonderful overall health aid. Lemons have been used for centuries for their therapeutic benefits, and have even been used as a “cure” for a number of ailments. Lemon not only helps fight infection, but is...

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Good Women’s Health at Any Age

September 3, 2011
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Good Women’s Health at Any Age

Our health concerns change with each passing decade. The fact is, the older we get the more important it is to pay attention to our health. To address some of women’s most common issues, we turned to China Rose Reid, nutritional therapist and herbalist at our Napa, Calif. store. Age: 20s; Concern: Good skin...

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