Brave The Icy Weather

By: Leena Thomas, Specialities Pharmacist Last week I happened to see a teenage girl browsing the skincare products in the pharmacy. She approached me to get an idea of the best skin moisturizing product that suits her to...

Tis the Season to Indulge!

Sarah Lee, PharmD Your Neighbourhood Staff Pharmacist Holiday thoughts are in the air – plans for gift-giving, friends and family get-togethers and food preparations. A joyous time of the year but also a time of overindulging. Celebrations often...

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...

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...

How to Help Your Child Return to School

By: Yemi Alade, Pharmacy Manager at Yurek Specialties Limited After surviving lockdowns, school closures and remote work caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, families are starting to realign their daily routines from constantly at home together to returning to...
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Medication Adherence

By: Peter Yurek The treatment of various medical conditions often includes the use of prescription drugs. These medications are effective, but their full benefit is not realized because many patients do not take them as prescribed. According to...

To Supplement or Not To Supplement? By: Peter Yurek

Supplements, which include vitamins, minerals, probiotics and fiber, are a source of debate for many nutrition experts. Many experts agree that eating a nutrient rich diet (fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products) is more effective than...

Spring is Rosacea Season! By Mahdi

Spring is Rosacea Season! By Mahdi Rosacea (“roh-ZAY-sha”) is a skin condition that mainly affects the cheeks, chin, nose and forehead. It is a chronic condition with flareups and remissions but is treatable. Rosacea must be diagnosed by...