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At Rite Aid, we want you to have the information you need to better manage your health and well-being . That’s why we provide wellness+ members with exclusive articles on a variety of topics, from how to prevent seasonal illnesses to what the latest medical news means to you. Check back each month to read the latest updates and learn to take control of your health.

April 2016

Stay Healthy with Medicare's Wellness Coverage
Take Steps to Ease Your Fear of Falling
The Skinny on Diabetes and Carbohydrates
Neuropathy: When Good Nerves Go Bad

March 2016

Knee Pain? Try These Strategies
Could Those Cold Symptoms Be Allergies?
Five Surprising Things That Affect Your Blood Sugar
Take Control of your Diabetes and Allergies

February 2016

Follow these 5 Golden Rules of Living with Diabetes
Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes? Understanding the Differences
Make Sure Your Heart Medicines Help, Not Hurt
Is Your Worry Healthy or a Health Hazard?

January 2016

Take Strides Toward Better Health
Heart Risks Rise in Winter, Regardless of Climate
Diabetes-Friendly Snacks - The Tricks to Healthy Eating in the New Year
Diabetes and Depression: Know Your Risk

December 2015

How Can I Avoid Shingles? What If I Have Shingles?
Diabetes Stressing You Out? What You Might Not Know About That Can Help
Are You at Risk of Dehydration?
Tempted by Holiday Treats? How to Have More Fun and Less Food
Talking About Sexual Matters with Your Doctor: Why It's a Good Idea
Thinking About Trying Yoga, Pilates, or Tai Chi? What You Need to Know

November 2015

Diabetes Care When You Are Pregnant
What You Could Be Forgetting in Your Diabetes Care
Your Social Life and Your Health: Surprising Ways They Are Connected
Starting Strength Training: Simple (and Inexpensive!) Ways to Exercise at Home

October 2015

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes
Surprising Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Sex Life
What You Need to Know About Adverse Medicine Reactions
Unsteady on Your Feet? How to Spot Signs of a Balance Disorder

September 2015

Six Ways Quitting Smoking Improves Your Diabetes and Overall Health
Myths and Facts About Cholesterol and Diabetes
Medication Side Effects: How to Spot and Manage Them
Could Your Leg Pain Be Restless Legs Syndrome?

August 2015

Are You Up-to-Date on Your Vaccinations?
Could You Have a Vitamin Deficiency and Not Know It?
How to Find a Fitness Class or Program That's Right for You
Could Your Digestive Issues Be Caused by Gastroparesis?

July 2015

Surprising Health Issues Caused by Diabetes
My Child Has Been Diagnosed with Prediabetes. Now What?
Solving Sleep Problems: Our Guide to What Works
Exercising When You Have Osteoarthritis : How to Minimize Pain, Maximize Gain

June 2015

Can People with Diabetes Eat Dessert?
Diabetes Exams and Tests You Shouldn't Skip
Are Your Mood Swings a Problem?
Keeping Migraines at Bay: Five Tips to Manage Your Headache Triggers
Do You Know How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit? Six Tips to Try
How to Lower Your Blood Pressure with Your Plate

May 2015

Food Safety: Is Danger Lurking in Your Kitchen or Refrigerator?
Myths and Facts About Weight Loss Surgery
Prediabetes: The Health Risk Many People Don't Know They Have
Are Your Alcohol Drinking Habits Healthy or a Problem?
Meet Your Food Friend, Fiber
7 Ways to Shake Your Salt Habit

April 2015

Food Labels 101
Type 2 Diabetes: When to Consider Using Insulin
Does Your Child Have ADHD? Common Signs in Children and Teens
Could Sleep Apnea Be Causing Your Tiredness?
Medical Screenings You Should Not Skip
Do’s and Don’ts for Talking to a Friend or Family Member With a Serious Illness

March 2015

Could It Be a Food Allergy?
The Truth about Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance
Strength Training: Your Secret Weapon for Diabetes Management
How Much Do You Know About the Mediterranean Diet? Take This Quick Quiz
Colonoscopy Questions & Answers

February 2015

Five Common Medicine Mistakes You May Be Making
Valentine’s Day Gifts for Everyone
Easy Breakfasts for Busy People
Smooth Sailing: 20 Tips for Healthier, Happier Travels
Secrets of Successful Exercisers

January 2015

Skin Problem Sleuthing: How to Identify and Solve Common Skin Issues
Simple Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Start Moving
What You Need to Know About Your Medicines
The Lowdown on Diabetes and Depression: What You Probably Didn't Know, Plus Some Good News
Best Bets for Healthy Bones: Take a Quick Quiz to See If You Know the Facts
Nine Energy-Draining Things You May Be Doing

December 2014

Plan Ahead to Prevent Holiday Stress
Protect Your Holiday Plans from Hazards
Learning How to Balance Dessert and Diabetes
Happy and Healthy Holidays with Diabetes
Bake a Healthier Pie
Can You Keep Sugar in Check This Holiday Season?

November 2014

Multiple Meds Can be a Prescription for Trouble
For Good Health, Know Your Numbers
How Is Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosed?
Choose the Right Blood Glucose Monitor for You
Is Lung Cancer Screening Right for You?
Do You Know Your Diabetes Numbers?

October 2014

Diabetes: Why Watch Your Blood Sugar?
Where to Find Diabetes and Other Heath Resources and Support
The ABCs of Medicare Coverage
Seniors & Mammograms: Your Best Bet Against Breast Cancer
5 Steps to Decrease Your Risk for Breast Cancer
Beware of Halloween Costume Accessories

September 2014

Diabetes- Eight Tips for Managing Stress
Quit Smoking to Boost Your Mood
Don't Take Chances With the Flu
Diabetes: Quitting Smoking
Good Health? It's Worth a Shot
Lend a Hand—And Help Your Health

August 2014

Diabetes and Immunizations:Don't Take Chances - Get the Shots You Need.
School Lunches: Going Beyond Peanut Butter
Healthy Recipe: Mini Greek Chicken Kabobs
Over 65? You Have a Choice of Flu Vaccines
Be Ready this Flu Season
Your Guide to Managing Arthritis

July 2014

The 6 Worst Foods for Your Teeth
Sharing the News About Your Child's Diabetes
Is That Summer Concert Hazardous to Your Teen's Hearing?
Testosterone Therapy: What Are the Risks?
7 Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

June 2014

Give Yourself a Skin Cancer Checkup
Shield Your Skin from the Sun
Tap the Power of Water
Diabetes Weight-Loss Advice You Can Use
Manage Your Diabetes When Traveling
What to Do When Heartburn Lingers

May 2014

The Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee
Give Your Skin Some Extra TLC
Give Your Eyes a Break from the Sun
When the Heat Is On: What Seniors Need to Know About Heat Illness
Sunburn - Tips for Easing the Pain

April 2014

What You Need to Know about Allergies
Decode the Dates on Your Food Labels
Healthy Aging - It's Never Too Late to Start Moving
What You Need to Know About the Pneumonia Vaccine

March 2014

Cleaning Dentures Every Day Helps Keep Bacteria Away
Make Fast Food a Healthy Choice
Avoid an Unplanned Return to the Hospital
Colonoscopy: Five Things to Know About This Lifesaving Test

February 2014

Your Five-Step Program to Age Gracefully
Should Men Treat Low Testosterone?
When Should You Change Your Type 2 Diabetes Treatments?
Counting Sheep May Be Bad for Your Diabetes

January 2014

Get the Right Dose of Exercise
Get Back on Track for the New Year
Long Hours on the Computer Can Be Tough on Your Eyes

December 2013

Asthma? Be Ready for Holiday Challenges
Holidays Can Be Happy and Healthy with Diabetes
Are You Being Kind to Your Kidneys?
Make the Most of Your Sight—Even with Low Vision
'Tis the Season for Safety

November 2013

Is It Memory Loss or Alzheimer's Disease?
Drink with Caution: Diabetes and Alcohol
What Do You Know About Preventing Type 2 Diabetes?
Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?
Swap Your Drink to Control Your Diabetes

These articles are not a substitute for medical advice, and are not intended to treat or cure any disease. Advances in medicine may cause this information to become outdated, invalid, or subject to debate. Professional opinions and interpretations of scientific literature may vary. Consult your healthcare professional before making changes to your diet, exercise, or medication regime