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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 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
Five Surprising Things That Affect Your Blood Sugar
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
Is Your Worry Healthy or a Health Hazard?
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

Diabetes-Friendly Snacks - The Tricks to Healthy Eating
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
Stay Healthy with Medicare's Wellness Coverage
Sunburn - Tips for Easing the Pain

April 2014

What You Need to Know about Allergies
Could Those Cold Symptoms Be 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
Take Control of your Diabetes and Allergies

March 2014

Cleaning Dentures Every Day Helps Keep Bacteria Away
Make Fast Food a Healthy Choice
Take Strides Toward Better Health
Avoid an Unplanned Return to the Hospital
Colonoscopy: Five Things to Know About This Lifesaving Test
Neuropathy: When Good Nerves Go Bad
Diabetes and Depression: Know Your Risk

February 2014

Knee Pain? Try These Strategies
Your Five-Step Program to Age Gracefully
Should Men Treat Low Testosterone?
Heart Risks Rise in Winter, Regardless of Climate
When Should You Change Your Type 2 Diabetes Treatments?
Counting Sheep May Be Bad for Your Diabetes
Take Steps to Ease Your Fear of Falling

January 2014

Get the Right Dose of Exercise
Get Back on Track for the New Year
Follow these 5 Golden Rules of Living with Diabetes
Long Hours on the Computer Can Be Tough on Your Eyes
The Skinny on Diabetes and Carbohydrates

December 2013

Asthma? Be Ready for Holiday Challenges
Make Sure Your Heart Medicines Help, Not Hurt
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

Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes? Understanding the Differences
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