Allergy Season is Here

Allergy Season is Here

Spring has sprung—or it’s just about to. That means spring allergies are “blooming,” too. But sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between a cold and a seasonal allergy, also known as hay fever. Here are some signs to look for and ways to find relief. Know the signs. Both colds and allergies can cause…

April Message from Bill Anderson

April Message from Bill Anderson

Maybe you have noticed that our logo has changed a little bit. We have semi retired our old “mascot” Ozzie the Wizard. Ozzie has been on almost all our printed ads, cards and stationery since our 125th Anniversary celebration over 15 years ago. Though he will make an occasional appearance here and there, we have…

Ozzie's Easter Basket Giveaway

Ozzie's Easter Basket Giveaway

With Easter just less than a week away, a certain spring-loving chocolate-bearing bunny will be hopping around Naperville soon! We here at Oswald’s thought we’d get the spring holiday festivities started by giving away an Easter basket full of goodies to one lucky Ozzie customer! March prize: An Easter basket filled with chocolate bunnies, stuffed animals, and other Easter…

All Things Green: Stock up for St. Paddy's at Oswald's!

All Things Green: Stock up for St. Paddy's at Oswald's!

Each year, as March 17 nears, all of Naperville gears up for the city’s big St. Patrick’s Day celebration: the annual West Suburban Irish St. Patrick’s Day parade! This past Saturday, the parade’s St. Paddy’s celebrations filled the scene with green! From beautiful bagpipe performances, to longstanding community organizations decked out in Irish attire, the event was a huge hit…

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

Based on the most recent science, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released at the beginning of 2016. Before you say, “here we go again,” let’s take a closer look. The guidelines may sound familiar, but there are some differences from years past. Overall guidelines. For the most part, these guidelines don’t advise you…

March Message from Bill Anderson

March Message from Bill Anderson

I often wonder how many of our customers pick up and regularly use our Oswald’s calendar every year. Since the early 80’s I have ordered and given out at least 500 calendars every year! I know my Dad, Grandfather and even Great Grandfather Oswald all gave away pretty much the same calendar. The calendar, as…

Ozzie's Announces Monthly Giveaways 

Ozzie's Announces Monthly Giveaways 

Calling all Oswald’s Pharmacy fans! As a special “Thank You” to our loyal customers we are now hosting a monthly giveaway with special prizes up for grabs. February prize: a $20 Ozzie Gift Card for your next trip to Oswald’s! The rules: Simply head over to our Facebook page and comment on the “Ozzie Gift Card Giveaway” post to enter for a chance…

Compression Stockings Guide

Compression Stockings Guide

This week on the Ozzie News blog we’re putting our expertise to work for you to provide a detailed guide to using compression stockings.  Venous disorders are serious conditions that require close attention—the use of compression stockings can certainly aid in in prevention and care. The best time to size compression stockings is in the…

Heart Healthy Habits

Heart Healthy Habits

As you started the new year, did you resolve to have healthier habits? Many people do. But a long-term study found that Americans are not doing as well as they were 20 years ago in maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle. And that increases their chances of having a heart attack, stroke, or heart disease. Life’s Simple…

February Message from Bill Anderson

February Message from Bill Anderson

We are now entering our 141st year of business here in Naperville. Oswald’s opened the year before Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone! Communication in this world has certainly changed over the years! If you are reading this in it’s paper format you are in the minority of OzzieGram readers. For years, the original OzzieGram was distributed…

How to Spend Your Valentine’s Day in Naperville

How to Spend Your Valentine’s Day in Naperville

Love is in the air! Have you thought about how you are going to spend this Valentine’s Day with your special someone? Filled with plenty of date night options, Naperville is the perfect place to plan a romantic and eventful day/evening. Here are our 4 suggestions on how to spend your Heart Day in our…