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Here you will find the latest news from The Medicine Shoppe in Bloomsburg about what we are doing or items that we believe may be of interest to you.


Free Blood Pressure Screenings Every Wednesday!!!

2016-08-02 14:27:44 jennifer

Come out and get your blood pressure checked for free every wednesday! Our 6th year pharmacy student, Dennis, will be taking them August 3rd and August 10th! Bring your medication questions along too!! He will be happy to address your medication concerns.

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2016-07-29 12:48:24 jeffhetrick

Sunscreen - Bloomsburg Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy

Shining a Light on Sunscreen

Sun-Protection-Factor (SPF)

This number is an identifier of how much protection the sunscreen product will provide to the sun. A higher number indicates more protection from the sun.

What’s the best way to apply sunscreen?

Generally try to use about an ounce of sunscreen at least half an hour before exposure to sunlight.
Don’t forget to apply to your lips, ears, backs of hands, and nose.
Reapply sunscreen every couple of hours!

Storing sunscreen

Sunscreen is okay to use for about 3 years as long as it is stored in a cool, dry place.

Other ways to protect yourself from the sun

Wear protective clothing such as UV-blocking sunglasses and hats.
Avoid spending time in the sun during “peak hours” from about 10 AM to 4 PM
Avoid tanning beds!

Who should use sunscreen?

Everyone over the age of 6 months, even those with a darker complexion, should use sunscreen to protect themselves.

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Happy May Birthdays

2016-05-13 00:41:00 jeffhetrick


Bloomsberg Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy

Stop in and wish a “Happy Birthday!” to two of our lovely ladies this month. Angie’s birthday is may 13th while Shawna’s is May 14th!

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The Diet Tied to Lowered Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

2016-05-13 00:27:30 jeffhetrick

Mediterranean Diet - Bloomsberg Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy
(CNN)The list of Mediterranean diet benefits is getting even longer. A new study found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish and unrefined foods is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who have heart disease. Click to read the full CNN article.

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Viagra® Too Expensive?

2016-04-24 23:29:23 jeffhetrick

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