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Overweight? All Is Not Lost!

by Vu Pharmacy Camarillo Pharmacist

Need to shed 15 or 25 pounds? Try this trick: Pick up a 15- or 25-pound turkey in the grocery store (or a bag of soil at the nursery). Then carry it around for a few minutes. Did you find it tough to do? Extra pounds take a toll, don’t they? But weight gain is...

Kids and Sleep: How much is Enough?

by Vu Pharmacy Camarillo Pharmacist

What happens when your kid doesn’t get enough sleep? Does he turn into Oscar the Grouch? Not a surprise, really. But moodiness isn’t the only downside of a lack of shuteye.

Sleep is critical for mental and physical development. In fact...

Heart Stress

by Vu Pharmacy Camarillo Pharmacist

In the past 40 years, cases of heart disease in the U.S. have dropped by 20 percent. Now, that’s news worth celebrating! Efforts at prevention, detection, and treatment appear to paying off. For example, Americans’ cholesterol levels keep falling. Researchers think...

Healthy Holidays for You!

by Vu Pharmacy Camarillo Pharmacist

The holidays may be a source of many special memories…. And also temptation, stress, and oversize expectations may throw you a curve ball or two. How can you possibly maintain your balance through it all, let alone...