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...

Understanding Arthritis

By: Mahdi Khanafer, Your Neighbourhood Pharmacist Statistics state that 1 in 5 adults suffer from some type of arthritis. Arthritis, which means joint inflammation, is the pain, stiffness and swelling of one or more of your joints. There...

Cystic Fibrosis: Takes Your Breath Away

May has been designated National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.  Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults.  According to Cystic Fibrosis Canada, it is estimated that, in this country, 1 in 3600 children...

What is Celiac Disease? By Steve Bond

It is a life-long autoimmune condition that affects 1 in 100 Canadians. Sadly, only 20% of those affected have a confirmed diagnosis. I’m speaking about Celiac disease, and in May, attention to raising awareness on what it is...