#WellnessWednesday: Which One Exercise is the Best?

Helpful Health Hacks: Which One Exercise is ‘the Best’? by Dr. Adam Martin, PharmD, ACSM-CPT Could you guess from the photo?! The answer, for many reasons that we will discuss, is SQUATS! There is no other exercise that engages so many different muscles to perform the movement than the squat. The deadlift comes in a…

Snarkynurses Socks!

Hi Everyone! 🙂 If you’re looking for our adorable socks, they are available for purchase here: bakdrop.com/products/snarkynurses – Thanks so much for your support!

#WellnessWednesday: What is Mindfulness & How Can I Use It?

What is “Mindfulness” and How Can I Use It? by Dr. Adam Martin, PharmD, ACSM-CPT “Mindfulness” seems to be all the buzz- but what is it exactly? How do I use it? Does practicing it automatically make me a hipster?? Simply put, mindfulness is paying attention. Especially as healthcare professionals, we are used to (and…

#WellnessWednesday: Eating Well on a Budget

Helpful Health Hacks: Eating Well on A Budget by Dr. Adam Martin, PharmD, ACSM-CPT Take a look at the dollar menu at the golden arches. Go ahead, take a gander! Now notice the healthier options on the menu. Compare. Those dollar signs create quite the diversity, don’t they? All too often, I hear from good…

#WellnessWednesday: What are Macros?

The Diet Doc Pittsburgh North: Your Rx4Success! Dr. Adam Martin, PharmD, ACSM-CPT & Dr. Christina Tarantola, PharmD, CHC Owners of The Diet Doc Pittsburgh North What are Macros?  I know what you’re thinking: what the heck are these “macros” I keep hearing about? Is this some sort of gimmicky trick? Code name? A spell from…

Introducing #WellnessWednesday!

Hi Everyone!  When we launched a survey to our followers last March, an overwhelming number of you indicated you’d like to know more about managing health and fitness when you’re on a busy schedule.  We’ve been following @TheFitPharmacist since we started our account and have watched his continued success.  We’ve teamed up with he and…

Tips for Dealing with Stress

Let us start with a few horrifying facts about stress that you may or may not already know. -Nurses report the highest level of job stress of all healthcare professionals. -Stress activates our fight or flight response. Activation of this response causes an increase in  heart rate, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels in addition…

Medical Product Review – IguanaMed Scrubs!

You’ve probably seen the IguanaMed logo around your hospital.… Well, we’re here to tell you IguanaMed scrubs are awesome.  In fact, they’ve long been our favorite and here’s why: Fabric. Fashion. Fit. Function. Fabric:  IguanaMed was the first scrub company to introduce the concept of stretch fabric into their construction.  The fabric (polyester, cotton, spandex)…

Finance Friday – Budgeting Software Part 3 (Final Part!)

Hi Everyone!  Today we share the experience of a friend and co-worker with budgeting over the years –  She’s a pharmacist, or a Snarkicist as we affectionately call her. She compares her experience with YNAB and Mint.com which we discussed in a previous post, to review click here.  🙂  Lastly today, we will review another popular budgeting…