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Learn more about staying healthy this holiday season.

Leftover Turkey Recipe and Other Ways to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us, you may be searching for ways to re-use leftover turkey while keeping mindful of a healthy diet. A turkey chili recipe is a creative way to pack nutrients into a hearty and filling dish.

In fact, capsaicin — a component of chili peppers — has a variety of benefits including:

  • Suppressing appetites
  • Treating arthritis pain
  • Reducing psoriasis itch

In addition to recipes and healthy living tips on our blog, we also offer UPMC BodyChangers. This is a supportive community aiming to lose weight, maintain weight loss, and become healthy and fit.

The BodyChangers program includes:

Learn more about our pharmaceutical services.

State-of-the-art, Progressive, Pharmaceutical Care

For help with prescription needs, over-the-counter medications, and other health concerns, many of us turn to pharmacies. From explaining medication warnings to discounting costs or delivery options, quality pharmacy services are an important community resource.

At UPMC, we have nine pharmacies. We serve a range of neighborhoods and patient populations throughout western Pennsylvania, including:

Our pharmacists work closely with doctors and other health care professionals to deliver the best possible pharmaceutical experience.

Some specialty services we offer at certain pharmacies include:

  • Free delivery
  • Unique pediatric formulations
  • Specialized medication management
  • Online refills

View our full list of pharmacy services to see what we offer in each location.

Learn more about Sports Concussion.

Medical Mondays – Watch a Video on Sports Concussion

This week’s Medical Mondays re-shares a video on concussion. A concussion occurs when a force to the head or body causes the brain to shake or shift inside the skull.

Each year, athletes of all levels and ages experience almost 3 million sports-related concussions. Although a common and treatable injury, no two concussions are the same.

Visit HealthBeat to learn common misconceptions surrounding concussion and related posts on:

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