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Uncovering Tai Chi’s Health Benefits

Uncovering Tai Chi’s Health Benefits

Ready for a new workout routine? Tai chi combines the benefits of meditation, yoga, strength training and more. Tai chi has been used for centuries as a physical practice meant to center your focus and move energy (or “chi”) through the body. Its modern-day application offers a wealth of benefits—it can strengthen and tone...

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4 Good Reasons to Take Omega-3s

4 Good Reasons to Take Omega-3s

Omega-3s like DHA and EPA are called essential fatty acids for a reason—they’re essential to our health. But just why are omega-3s so essential? We spoke with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, ND, member of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board, about why she recommends essential fatty acids. Fighting inflammation “Fish oil can help normalize the...

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Women and Heart Health: Know the Warning Signs

Women and Heart Health: Know the Warning Signs

You probably know that heart disease is the number one killer of women. But did you know that a woman’s signs of heart attack don’t necessarily look the same as a man’s? In fact, the discrepancies in symptoms can result in women being turned away from hospitals when doctors are unable to diagnose it...

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Caring For Your Cat, Naturally

Caring For Your Cat, Naturally

Cats have unique health needs! In addition to the proper diet, your cat may need extra supplementation to keep their fur shiny and their joints healthy. Here are a few concerns and nutrient recommendations for your little meowser. Your cat’s skin and coat health is a good indicator of their general wellbeing. Have your...

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Natural Ways to Care for Your Dog’s Health

Natural Ways to Care for Your Dog’s Health

Want to give Fido the best care you can? Whether your dog is in tip-top shape or could use a little joint support, Pharmaca now offers a variety of pet supplements that are a safe, effective way to promote their overall health. Here are a few dog-friendly supplements to consider, no matter what stage...

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Take Five to Thrive: Supplements You Need Now

Take Five to Thrive: Supplements You Need Now

Ready to start the new year with a stronger supplement regimen? Explore our Take Five to Thrive supplements, all highly recommended by our practitioners for their ability to provide a solid nutritional foundation and get you on the road to good health. Multivitamin Nearly everyone can benefit from a good multi that provides a...

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5 Winter Shaving Tips for Men with Sensitive Skin

December 30, 2013
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5 Winter Shaving Tips for Men with Sensitive Skin

A windy, wintry day is no place for a razor-burned face! Keep your cheeks safe by following these tips for a better shave and a better day. Forget ordinary shaving cream If you shave with a disposable razor, it’s important to use a quality shaving cream while doing the deed–and men with sensitive skin...

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Protect Tender Skin in Cool Weather: Natural Baby Products That Work!

December 28, 2013
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Protect Tender Skin in Cool Weather: Natural Baby Products That Work!

Your baby’s soft, perfect skin is extra sensitive, so take care to give it extra protection as the cold weather settles in for winter. Natural baby products like lotions, moisturizers and bath washes can help protect your infant’s skin using only the safest, most effective ingredients—ingredients you can feel good about! Natural Ingredients that Protect...

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Fighting Frizz: The Best Moisturizing Shampoos and Conditioners

December 26, 2013
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Fighting Frizz: The Best Moisturizing Shampoos and Conditioners

Hair a little out of control? Good thing there are a variety of natural ways to tame frizz and create a sleek look! Here are a few of our favorite products, packed with nature’s best ingredients for fighting flyaways. Tress Taming Shampoos Unmanageable hair could be misidentified as a trendy hairstyle, but if that’s not the...

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Don’t forget to use your FSA funds before December 31

December 25, 2013
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Don’t forget to use your FSA funds before December 31

If you enrolled in a flexible spending account (FSA) as part of your health coverage in 2013, now’s the time to use up that savings—before December 31! By purchasing eligible products with your pre-tax dollars, you can save approximately 20 to 40 percent on out-of-pocket health expenses. However, the “use it or lose it”...

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