Some Relief for Drug Shortages

Health Canada reports more than 800 drug shortages. While children’s pain and fever medications are garnering a lot of media attention, many OTC and Rx drug shortages are worth noting. Let’s talk about this and how we can help.

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Roll Up Your Sleeves for Another Shot or Two!

Starting October 11, you’ll be able to get your flu vaccination. Are you wondering how to book your appointment? Curious about the vaccines and which one is right for you? We’ve got answers to these and other questions.

Do You Qualify for the DTC?

Managing Type 1 diabetes is complicated, time-consuming, and costly! Wouldn’t it be great to get some of that money back on your taxes?

A Prescription for Exercise

A Prescription for Exercise

If you could make a lifestyle change that reduced your risk of chronic disease by as much as 80%, would you do it? If not, what’s holding you back? We’ve got suggestions for changes that will improve your long-term health.

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Eczema. Not Just Dry Skin.

Moisturizing is an integral part of eczema management, but how do you choose the best moisturizer? What are all those ingredients and what do they do? When and how often should you apply moisturizer?

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Could Your Thyroid Medication Need an Adjustment?

The thyroid gland is small, but it has a big job. If you’re taking thyroid hormone for an underactive thyroid, what food and drug interactions should you watch for? And how do you know if the dose is right for you?

Dry Mouth Tips

Tips for Managing Dry Mouth

Many medications and health conditions can cause dry mouth, with symptoms such as difficulty speaking, chewing, and swallowing. What can you do to lessen the symptoms and prevent oral health problems?

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