Millions of Reasons — World CP day

By Steve Bond Today, October 6th, marks World Cerebral Palsy Day. And there are millions of reasons to celebrate the diversity, raise awareness and support those living with Cerebral Palsy. In fact there are 17 million reasons to...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a friendly reminder that performing a self-check can result in early detection. Understanding hormones and normal monthly changes and talking to a physician and deciding what other screening methods are most...

Boosting Your Child’s Immune System

By; Mahdi Khanafer Pharmacist/Designated Manager As the pandemic continues and cold and flu season arrives, it is time to consider how to help support your child’s immune system to stay healthy and strong. While there is no one magic...
Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleepless in Ontario – A Look at Obstructive Sleep Apnea

By: Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDE Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition where the upper airway collapses frequently during sleep and breathing stops. This may lead to loud snoring, abrupt awakenings accompanied by gasping or choking, morning...
Food vs medications

Eat, Drink, but Be Weary

By: Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDEY Food is an integral part of our lives. Every cell in our body requires nutrients and vitamins to survive and we have a deep social and spiritual connection to food. Like food,...

Hype on Collagen

By: Lisa Thoonen Should we jump on the collagen wagon? The term collagen has been gaining status with both consumers and medical experts. Basically, all humans have the protein collagen, about one-third of our body is collagen. You...