Health Observance

Health Observance

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

By admin / On Jun.20.2013 / In Health Observance HIV/AIDS / Width

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes AIDS. In honor of National HIV Testing Day Thursday June 27, Pride Pharmacy encourages you to get tested for HIV.

The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. Many people with HIV don’t have any symptoms. In the United States, 1 in 5 people living with HIV don't know they have it.

Am I at risk for HIV?

HIV is spread through some of the body’s fluids, like blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. HIV is passed from one person to another by:

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month - Walking is the Best Medicine

May is Arthritis Awareness Month - Walking is the Best Medicine

By admin / On May.05.2013 / In Health Observance Health / Width

Walking is the best medicine

Despite the known benefits of physical activity to help manage arthritis, adults with arthritis are less active than adults without arthritis.1 Walking has been shown to improve arthritis pain, fatigue, function, and quality of life.2 Walking is low impact on your joints, can be done almost anywhere and doesn't require special equipment or a gym membership. Celebrate Arthritis Awareness Month by starting a walking program today.

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

By admin / On Apr.01.2013 / In Health Observance / Width

"Help for Today. Hope For Tomorrow"

Drinking too much alcohol increases the risk of health-related problems like injuries, violence, liver disease, and some types of cancer. This April during Alcohol Awareness Month, Pride Pharmacy encourages you to take this time to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of drinking too much.

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