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BigAppleRx to Appear on Univision January 11th

by BigAppleRx

For the last 50 years Univision, the dominant Spanish speaking station in the United States “has been dedicated to the mission to inform, Entertain and Empower Hispanic America.”  The Hispanic Heartbeat of America will continue that trend when (name of show/interviewer) brings a representative from BigAppleRx on air to discuss the benefits of the official [...]

Jan 09 2013

BigAppleRx de Comparecencia en Univisión Viernes 11 de Enero

by BigAppleRx

Durante los últimos 50 años, Univision, la estación dominante de habla hispana en los Estados Unidos “se ha dedicado a la misión de informar, entretener y la autonomía de la América Hispana.” El latido del corazón hispano de Estados Unidos continuará esa tendencia al traer un representante de BigAppleRx al aire para explicar los beneficios [...]

Jan 09 2013

Project Hope

by BigAppleRx

On November 19 Governor Cuomo announced an $8.2 million grant for Project Hope to provide crisis counseling in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy. The Project Hope Crisis Counseling Program was created by the New York State Office of Mental Health in November of 2012 to “assist individuals, families, and groups impacted by the disaster [...]

Jan 07 2013

Thyroid Awareness

by BigAppleRx

January 2013 is National Thyroid Awareness Month and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) slogan pretty much sums it up: “If your thyroid isn’t working properly, neither are you.” Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below your Adam’s apple. It influences how many of your [...]

Jan 04 2013

Happy New Year from BigAppleRx

by BigAppleRx

A great big Happy New Year from all of us at BigAppleRx, the City of New York’s official prescription discount card. As we move into 2013, we’re just as committed as ever to bringing the best that prescription discount cards offer.  Whether you’re new to BigAppleRx or have been enjoying the average of 47% in [...]

Jan 02 2013

Top Health Risks for Women

by BigAppleRx

When it comes to your health, ladies, the biggest threats to it are often preventable. Knowing what the threats are and what you can do to stave them off can help you live healthier and longer lives. The CDC and other leading organizations put together a list of the top seven women’s health threats – [...]

Dec 31 2012

Avoiding Diet Mistakes

by BigAppleRx

While the holidays are upon us and get-togethers filled with temptations pose a challenge to fitness plans, holidays aren’t the only time you can slip up or make mistakes when trying to stay on track with your diet.  Many of us make many common mistakes, resulting in yo-yo weight and pants sizes.  Here are a [...]

Dec 28 2012

Healthy Holiday Food Tips

by BigAppleRx

Just because it’s the holiday season, that doesn’t mean the healthy lifestyle you’ve been living the rest of the year has to go out the window. Of course there will be temptations at every gathering, but when hosting one of your own, use the following tips to keep yourself and your guests a little healthier [...]

Dec 27 2012

8 Steps to Healthy Bones

by BigAppleRx

According to, over 34 million Americans have low bone mass and another 10 million already have osteoporosis. Furthermore, a 2004 Surgeon General’s report noted that “1 out of every 2 women over the age of 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture.” That’s right, women make up 80% of those afflicted with osteoporosis and women [...]

Dec 21 2012

Healthy Health and Safety Tips

by BigAppleRx

The holidays are a wonderful time to reconnect and celebrate with friends and family and BigAppleRx, New York City’s official prescription discount card, wants you to stay healthy and safe this holiday season.  Follow these guidelines suggested by the CDC to make sure you and yours have a festive, safe and healthy holiday. Wash your [...]

Dec 18 2012

Self-Breast Exams

by BigAppleRx

Breast cancer kills about 1,260 women in New York City every year.  Early detection is key when it comes to the successful treatment so self-breast exams should be part of every woman’s monthly routine, beginning in their 20s. Knowing how your breasts normally look and feel, you’ll be better able to spot any changes early. [...]

Dec 14 2012

Fight The Holiday Blues

by BigAppleRx

Tis the season to be joyful and tis also the season for some to get the blues – Yes, there are many things to celebrate and getting together with friends and family for holiday cheer can be wonderful, but depression during the holidays is also common. If you are prone to depression and the holiday [...]

Dec 10 2012

Seasonal Affective Disorder

by BigAppleRx

As the leaves change and the days get shorter, some people find themselves afflicted with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a seasonal depression that sets in during the fall and winter months. According to WebMD, hormones manufactured deep in the brain automatically trigger attitudinal changes.  One school of thought is that the reduced sunlight during fall [...]

Dec 07 2012

Mayor Bloomberg Wants Everyone to Get Their Flu Shots

by BigAppleRx

Yes, flu season is once again upon us and Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley want to make sure the citizens of New York City are protected by getting their flu shots. “Getting the flu is no fun at all, and it can even be deadly,” said Mayor Bloomberg on October 25 [...]

Dec 05 2012

BigAppleRx on Telemundo Segment

by BigAppleRx

Check out BigAppleRx on Sunday December 12 during the 6:00 (EST) newscast on Telemundo (ch.47)

Nov 30 2012