Monthly Talks at Mark Drugs Compounding Pharmacy

Certified Digestive Health Specialist Renee Barasch, the “Tummy Whisperer”, will speak about how to make the connections between specific foods, digestion and health at the Mark Drugs monthly Lunch and Learn event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on July 27. She says, “I’m committed to helping you feel better and educating you about the possible root causes of your discomfort, not just managing the symptoms.”

       Dr. Nick Salamie, Pharm.D., from PDI Medical Cannabis Dispensary, will be speaking about medical cannabis use for digestive issues such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. More events are scheduled for August 31 and September 28.

       Mark Drugs Pharmacy specializes in the custom compounding of medications, assuring that people and pets get the proper prescriptions for their unique needs and conditions. They focus on improving patient health and the overall quality of life of their patients and clients by working with a variety of practitioners and integrating the knowledge and treatment modalities of these wise and compassionate experts to create comprehensive health plans.


Admission is free, and healthy snacks are provided. Location: 1020 N. Milwaukee, Ste. 140, Deerfield. RSVP to 847-419-9898 (required). For more information, visit and



Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Grubby Halo Acupuncture Event to Benefit Mercy for Animals

Grubby Halo Community Acupuncture (GHCA) is hosting a special event to benefit Mercy for Animals.

Natural Awakenings Launches New Health Network

Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp., whose signature Natural Awakenings magazines support sustainable, healthy living, has launched an innovative, cost-saving, green and healthy living network.

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »This Month

Midewin Tallgrass Prairie Attracts Community ‘Champions’

This year, a record five Joliet-area companies—DuPont, Ecolab, Exelon, Harrah’s Joliet, and Waste Management of Illinois—were recognized as “Prairie Champions” for supporting ecological restoration at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service’s Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, in Wilmington.

Essential Oils

People have been turning to the healing and relaxation benefits of essential oils for thousands of years.

Green City Market Chef BBQ

Green City Market (GCM) will hold the 18th annual Chef BBQ in Lincoln Park, highlighting the best of the Midwest with Chicago’s top chefs, craft beverages and local ingredients.


How Ward Ambassadors are Helping to Grow

It might surprise Chicago residents to learn there are more than 850 urban farms and community gardens, with at least one in every ward.

Hacking Your Health Live Comes to Chicago

Tiffany Hinton, of GF Mom Certified, is bringing a new style of health event geared toward families looking for a healthier, happier lifestyle to Chicago.