What is a “MedsCheck” Medication Review?

The MedsCheck Medication Review provides an opportunity for pharmacists to meet one on one with patients, helping them to identify and resolve common medication related issues in order to get…

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March is Pharmacist Awareness Month

Pharmacy Awareness Month is the perfect time to celebrate pharmacist's expertise and the important role they play in delivering quality care to patients! Many people are unaware of the many…

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Medical Considerations when Travelling

When planning to go away on vacation, there are many arrangements to make in advance. Organizing pet or childcare, cancelling certain services and arranging for someone to check on your…

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Healthy Heart Foods

It’s always been stated that you are what you eat and studies have shown that this statement is especially true when it comes to your heart. The studies have also…

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What is the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol?

The start of a new year brings with it the possibilities of a fresh start and new beginnings. Because of this, many people use this time to set some resolutions…

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Fruit and Fruit Juices Affecting Medication

It is well known that even 1/2 a grapefruit or one glass of juice can reduce an enzyme called cytochrome P450 (CYP 450) by 50% for up to 24 hours.…

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Fracture Risk Is More Than Bone Density

Our menopause practitioners Carolyn Whiskin and Kerry Roberts recently returned from the North American Menopause Society meeting in Philadelphia. Over the next several weeks we will be sharing some of…

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How Can You and Your Family Prepare for the Flu Season?

Every year around this time, a new battle begins in many Canadian households: the battle against catching the flu. With approximately seven million Canadians getting the flu each year, is…

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What Vegetarians Need to Know About Vitamin B12

Although it’s required in smaller amounts than any other vitamin, B12 still plays a huge role in maintaining your body’s health. B12 is required to create healthy blood cells and…

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