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High praise for mineral sunscreen

High praise for mineral sunscreen

The question just seems to keep coming up–how do I choose which sunscreen is right for me? Are there mineral sunscreens that won’t turn my skin white? In a recent article in Boulder’s Daily Camera newspaper, Camille Capone, an esthetician at our North Boulder store, helped suss out what’s best. “Mineral sunscreens actually create...

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Upcoming webinar with Dr. Bruce Price

Upcoming webinar with Dr. Bruce Price

Interested in what you can be doing preventively to keep your brain and memory going strong as you age? Pharmaca is proud to be hosting a free webinar with Dr. Bruce Price of our Integrative Health Advisory Board. Boost Your Brain: How to maintain good memory and cognitive function as you age Wednesday, July...

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Do you know Jurlique? Indulge now…and take 20% off!

Do you know Jurlique? Indulge now…and take 20% off!

Jurlique has been perfecting plant-based skin care for more than 25 years. Based in Australia, Jurlique has always placed an emphasis on connecting with the earth and hand-crafting specialized formulas from nature’s most perfect ingredients. From biodynamically farmed herbs and flowers—grown on their own 153-acre farm—to Australian superfruits, nothing but the best ingredients go...

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Which Sleep Supplement is Right For Me?

Which Sleep Supplement is Right For Me?

Losing sleep isn’t something to casually ignore–too little sleep can cause all kinds of health issues, from poor work performance to inability to lose weight to some chronic diseases. If you’re confused about which ingredients do what, here’s some information about common elements in our most popular sleep formulas. 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP): In the body...

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Prenatal vitamins shown to reduce the risk of autism

Prenatal vitamins shown to reduce the risk of autism

A new study in the journal Epidemiology showed that mothers who took prenatal vitamins in the three months prior to conception had a significantly reduced risk of having children with autism or related autism spectrum disorders. The research, out of UC – Davis, suggests that taking high-quality, folate-rich prenatals before getting pregnant may help...

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Ask a Practitioner: How can I naturally lower my cholesterol?

We get questions nearly every day via Ask a Practitioner from people with a variety of health concerns. Our practitioners take turns answering these questions, offering advice based on their experience and expertise. Every now and then we post some of these questions with the hopes that our practitioners’ advice can help answer some...

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Product Spotlight: Dr. Hauschka

Product Spotlight: Dr. Hauschka

If you’ve never tried this luxurious German line of skin care, you should know that it’s one of Pharmaca’s top-sellers. Hauschka offers the best in botanical ingredients in everything from shampoos to hand creams to cosmetics. The majority of ingredients in Dr. Hauschka’s products are grown either biodynamically or organically, and all with a...

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FDA announces new sunscreen labeling rules

FDA announces new sunscreen labeling rules

The Food & Drug Administration revised its 33-year-old rules on sunscreen labeling this week, mandating that sunscreens protect against both UVA and UVB radiation before they can be labeled “broad spectrum.” The new regulations also state that only sunblocks with an SPF rating of 15 or higher can claim that they help prevent sunburn...

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Practitioner of the Month: Erik A., Naturopathic Doctor

Practitioner of the Month: Erik A., Naturopathic Doctor

Because Pharmaca stores are staffed with such unique practitioners–from acupuncturists to herbalists to naturopaths, every month we like to highlight one who is particularly great at their job. Our June practitioner of the month is Dr. Erik A., naturopathic doctor at our store Madison Park, Seattle, store. Dr. Erik graduated in 2002 from Bastyr...

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Have you heard about Meatless Monday?

Have you heard about Meatless Monday?

A new movement is gaining momentum around the world: It’s called Meatless Monday, and the goal is to bring awareness to our tendency to overconsume animal products. Ultimately, it serves as a way to improve our health and lessen our impact on the environment. According to the campaign: “On average, Americans consume 8 ounces...

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