Acton Pharmacy Featured in Acton-Boxborough Family Network Newsletter

January 24, 2021
Acton Pharmacy was featured in the Sponsor Spotlight section of the ABFN Newsletter, January/February 2021 issue. Read it below. Acton Pharmacy is one of four independent family pharmacies owned by brothers Saad and Ray Dinno.  You can find our other pharmacies in Newton (Keyes Drug), Lexington (Theatre Pharmacy) and right down the road in West Concord!  Our pharmacies have all been neighborhood pharmacies and respected …

Saad Dinno on Acton TV, January 8, 2021

January 15, 2021
Saad Dinno, co-owner of Acton Pharmacy, appeared on Acton Town Manager John Mangiaratti's Acton TV show on January 8, 2021.  The show can be view at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftfYfsNsZTs. Below is an edited excerpt: My name is Saad Dinno. I'm a co-owner of Acton Pharmacy. We have three other locations in the suburbs in Newton, Concord and Lexington. My brother and I are pharmacists. My dad's a …

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 Is There Art in the Keyes Drug Window?

November 05, 2020
Newton Art Association (NAA) artists has exhibited their work at Keyes Drug in Auburndale for the last 10 years. The exhibit location, the 2090 Commonwealth Avenue window, is flanked by foot traffic from local coffee shops and businesses and often results in sales for the artists.  NAA is thankful to Keyes for their ongoing exhibitions.  Ray Dinno of Keyes Drug welcomes being part of the local community, …

When Pets Need Meds: Three Must-Knows About Their Care

October 19, 2020
Just like their human owners, pets sometimes require medications to treat health conditions and improve their quality of life. If pet owners aren’t fully knowledgeable about certain medications or understand the risks associated with keeping pet medications around the house, both humans and pets can suffer dire consequences. The good news is that there are some simple steps pet owners can take to ensure the …

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 …

All About Allergies: Causes and Treatment Options

September 02, 2020
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. Sara …

A Letter to Theatre Pharmacy Customers

July 03, 2020
July 1, 2020 Dear Valued Customer, Personalized service has been the hallmark of independent pharmacies for more than a century. Despite the rise of retail pharmacy chains locating seemingly on every other street corner, the neighborhood drugstore model has stood the test of time and continues to serve families with high-quality care and attentiveness. Theatre Pharmacy has proudly served the Lexington community since 1935, outlasting …

West Concord Pharmacy Donates KN95 Masks to Concord Fire Department During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 24, 2020
We try our best to help our community in any way we can. Today we donated KN95 masks to the Concord Fire Department. Thank you for your service!!