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Since 2000, Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy has offered traditional pharmacy services alongside holistic remedies so customers can choose how they want to approach their health care. Our staff of certified practitioners helps guide customers through our selection of over-the-counter medications, alternative remedies, and natural cosmetics and body care products for a stress-free shopping experience. Pharmaca has 24 locations throughout the western US, in California, Colorado, Oregon, New Mexico and Washington. You can also shop online at www.pharmaca.com.

Pharmaca has established this blog to share information and news on the latest topics in integrative health, from government standards to ingredient questions to advice. We hope you’ll turn to Project Wellness for expertise and inspiration.

Medicine Cabinet Spotlight: An Herbalist’s Supplement Essentials

February 18, 2015
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Our health care practitioners are pros at recommending natural remedies for customers. But what are the essentials they always keep on hand? We asked Hannah Miles, clinical herbalist and nutrition counselor at our store in Pacific Palisades, Calif. to give us her Pharmaca favorites. Host Defense MycoShield Spray “This product is fabulous for everyday...

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FAQs Regarding Supplement Purity and Quality at Pharmaca

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In response to a recent investigation in New York calling into question the purity of herbal supplements on the shelves of some mass-market retailers, Pharmaca has developed the following to help answer common customer questions. Should I be taking supplements? We believe that dietary and herbal supplements can be an integral part of a...

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

December 26, 2014
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If you enrolled in a flexible spending account (FSA) as part of your health coverage in 2014, 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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Flu Shots Available Now at Pharmaca

September 9, 2014
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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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A Special Thanks from Vitamin Angels

Since 2004, Pharmaca has been a proud partner of Vitamin Angels, a non-profit organization that raises funds to help at-risk populations in need–specifically pregnant women, new mothers and children under 5–gain access to life saving and life-changing micronutrients. Donations to Vitamin Angels go toward distribution of prenatal vitamins, vitamin A and children’s multivitamins, which...

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Video: What is Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy?

Learn more about how Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy is an innovative retail pharmacy concept that combines traditional pharmacy services with holistic remedies and expert practitioners.

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Join the Personal Weight Challenge!

Getting fit and staying healthy is about to get easier! New this year, we’re helping customers meet their weight management goals through individualized nutrition and supplement consultation sessions—along with helpful encouragement—from one of our expert practitioners. Customers can enroll in the Personal Weight Challenge (PWC) program for a low $20 monthly fee, which includes...

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Flu Season is Here: Are You Ready?

December 14, 2012
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This year’s flu has come early, according to the Centers for Disease Control. In a press conference held in early December, experts at the CDC said that this is the earliest flu season they’ve seen in nearly a decade, since 2003. Because 2003-2004 was a severe flu year, the CDC is concerned that 2012-2013,...

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Preview Dr. Tieraona Low Dog’s New Book: Life Is Your Best Medicine

October 30, 2012
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Integrative Health Advisory Board member Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, MD, just released her latest book, Life Is Your Best Medicine: A Woman’s Guide to Health, Healing and Wholeness at Every Age. Published by National Geographic, the book weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the expertise of modern-day medicine to explore the best...

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Are You Up to Date on Your Immunizations?

September 26, 2012
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Are You Up to Date on Your Immunizations?

While vaccinations aren’t for everyone, the Centers for Disease Control recommend various immunizations for different populations. Here’s what you need to know about potential vaccinations that could benefit you and your family. Flu: Because different formulations of flu vaccines are developed each year—and everyone is at risk for getting the flu—the CDC recommends flu...

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