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Wellness

Ditch The Toxins, Look Great & Feel Freaking Amazing!! The Book “Dirty Girl”

June 22, 2022
In this zoom session, Dr. Wendie Trubow discusses fighting toxicity and making changes in your daily life. She references her book, “Dirty Girl,” which she co-authored with Dr. Ed Levitan, about her struggles with mold and metal toxicity, and other health issues and changes she made in her life to remove these toxins. Dr. Wendie Trubow is passionate about helping women optimize their health and …

Aging in Acton

January 15, 2022

In this episode of “A Healthier You,” Producer and Host Saad Dinno speaks with a panel of experts on the topic of aging and some of the important things that you need to know about health services and care options that are available to seniors in our community. Panel Guests: Sharon Mercurio, Director, Acton Council of Aging, Heather York, Director, Acton Nursing Services Samantha Gentel, …

Managing Hormones Naturally Through the Menopause Diet Plan

November 20, 2021
This is a recording of “The Menopause Diet Plan,” a Zoom meeting held on September 10, 2021, sponsored by Dinno Health. Below is an excerpt of a discussion with Hillary Wright, MEd, RDN and Elizabeth Ward, MS, RDN, co-authors, about the menopause diet plan to naturally help you manage hormones. Hilary Wright is a registered dietitian and the author of “The PCOS Diet Plan and …

Improving Patients’ Lives with Low-Dose Naltrexone 

October 14, 2021
Thank you for attending the Improving Patients’ Lives with Low-Dose Naltrexone webinar on Wednesday, October 6. We hope you enjoyed it!  YOUR INPUT NEEDED Please click the link below to complete an evaluation to let us know your thoughts about the webinar! At the end of this evaluation, click the Submit button to email your feedback directly to the pharmacy. Complete the Evaluation WANT TO WATCH THE …

Anxiety and Stress Around COVID-19 and How to Manage

September 15, 2021
This is a recording of “Anxiety & Stress Around Covid-19 and How to Manage,” a Zoom meeting held on June 10, 2020, sponsored by Dinno Health. Below is an excerpt of the presentation by Dr. James M. Greenblatt, MD on coping with anxiety and stress around the pandemic and nutritional interventions and supplementation to help with sleep disturbances. As a pioneer in the field of …

Beyond Digestion: How Gut Health Connects to Your Mind, Body, and Soul

June 03, 2021
This is a recording of “Beyond Digestion: How Gut Health Connects to Your Mind, Body, and Soul,” a Zoom meeting held on April 8, 2021, sponsored by Dinno Health.  The speaker was Dr. Laura M. Brown, a registered naturopathic doctor with a functional medicine approach. She focuses on stimulating the body’s natural mechanisms to repair damage and rebuild health. She is a HeartMath Certified Practitioner, …

How to Minimize the Harmful Effects of the Sun and Prevent Skin Cancers

April 18, 2021
Saad Dinno, pharmacist and owner of Acton pharmacy, Keyes Drug in Newton, and West Concord Pharmacy is the presenter of A Healthier You, a show that runs on Acton TV. The goal of the show is to discuss relevant health topics and provide information to the viewers that will guide them to a healthy lifestyle. Below is an excerpt of an interview with Dr. Ira …

How to Protect Ourselves From Toxic Chemicals

December 12, 2020
This is a video recording of a Dinno Health community event “How to protect ourselves from toxic chemicals, why we should care and what we can do about it.” held on November 13, 2020. The speaker is Dr. Aly Cohen, author of the newly released book "Non-toxic: Guide to living healthy in a chemical world," published by Oxford University Press. Below is an excerpt of the …

Why Am I Bloated?

November 25, 2020
This is a video recording of a Dinno Health community event "Why am I bloated?" held on October 22, 2020. The speaker is Meg Gerber RD, LDN, IFNCP. Megan graduated from the University of Connecticut as a Registered Dietitian in 2014 and has been a practicing Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist over the past 6+ years. She is a Certified Lifestyle educator and credentialed as an Integrative and …

Why Wellness is Central to Everything We Do

October 03, 2020
This article was published in Natural Awakenings, August 30, 2018. We sat down with Beth Gardner, certified lifestyle educator and the director of health and wellness for Acton Pharmacy, Keyes Drug, in Newton, and West Concord Pharmacy to discuss this topic in detail. What is the difference between health and wellness? Health refers to a focus on the body being free from illness and disease, while the …