Vishal author of Healthy Holidays = Happy Holidays

Healthy Holidays = Happy Holidays

By: Vishal Mehta, BPharm, RPh Keeping safe and healthy ensures that we will enjoy the holiday season. Here are some tips to help: Wash your hands thoroughly and teach younger members of the family to do the same....

Donor Fatigue vs. Donor Freshness

By: Peter Yurek We are getting used to the sticker shocks and can see that the price of everything has gone up — a lot. Inflation is hitting everyone, and naturally low-income households are feeling the pinch even...
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Crafting Helps You Feel Better

By Amiée Hines Stress. Whether from the latest epidemic, the recent recession, or the current healthcare crisis, our world is full of tension. And we all feel that pressure. But relief, joy, and even a boost in our...

Simple Steps to Healthy Eating

by:Jeff Yurek, BScPhm This is no secret or magic bullet in having a healthy lifestyle. While genetics and the environment will play a role in our wellbeing, we can help avoid disease and poor health by implementing some...
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Antimicrobials and the Resistance Movement

By: Yemi Alade, Director, Pharmacy Operations Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the top ten global public health threats facing humanity today, according to the WHO. New data from a 2022 study1 revealed that over 1.27 million people...

Stairlifts: Three Essential Benefits

By Chad Baker, Home Accessibility Specialist, Yurek Mobility Most of us take mobility for granted until moving around becomes painful, even dangerous. Stairs can be particularly challenging if you have a lower-body injury, disability, or joints long past...
Steve Bond author of the Paxlovid article

Preventing Falls Helps Us

By: Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDE November is Falls Prevention Month and so we are encouraged to take steps to reduce falls. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations and 95% of hip-fractures in older adults. (I’m...

Crohn’s vs Colitis: Is There a Difference?

By: Daria Horbal, Pharm.D, RPh People often lump the terms Crohn’s and Colitis into the same conversation or even use them interchangeably. But are they the same? Crohn’s and colitis are the two similar primary disorders we generalize...

More Stretching and Less Stressing

By Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDE We often use animal themed similes to describe enviable traits in ourselves and each other. She runs like a deer. He swims like a fish. I would like to offer another- she...
By: Vishal Mehta, B. Pharm, RPh author of Digital Health

Digital Health

By: Vishal Mehta, B. Pharm, RPh Digital Health Week is an annual celebration of technology’s role in improving our health. The philosophy behind digital health initiatives is to create a more connected experience, with the patient at its...

Chronic Pain: Three Facts You Should Know

By Sammy Shahatto, RPh, PharmD Pain is your brain’s way of telling you there is a threat to your body. But pain that continues beyond three months is chronic and can be life-altering. Here are three things you...
Tim Wong Director Sales & Marketing

Falls Prevention in 4 Simple Steps

By Tim Wong, Director Sales & Marketing The Public Health Agency of Canada reports that falls are the leading cause of injury among seniors, and one-third of older Canadians experience one or more falls each year. Here are...
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Tension Headaches

By Sarah Almasalkhi, RPh, PharmD There are 4 main types of headaches: sinus, tension, migraine, and cluster. Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches and are most prevalent in adolescents and adults. Symptoms of tension headaches...
Vishal author of Pulmonary Hypertension article

What is Pulmonary Hypertension?

By: Vishal Mehta, BPharm, RPh, Pulmonary hypertension or PH is a condition characterized by high blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries (blood vessels) that carry blood to the lungs. PH is a rare but very complex and serious lung disease...
Steve Bond author of the Paxlovid article

Paxlovid-You May Benefit From Treatment.

By Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDE In the war against COVID-19, we have many weapons in our arsenal.  Social distancing, masking, proper hygiene and vaccination are first line and most effective.  But what happens if despite our best...