Paula’s Third Week on Ideal Protein

As you can imagine, the longer I am on Ideal Protein, the easier it gets.  Therefore, you may think, “what more can she write about?!” Well, let me tell you, there is plenty! I have a hard time...

ACNE: Can Scar you for life

September 2018 marks the first National Acne Awareness Month (it started with a week but due to the importance, moved to a month).  Acne is the most common skin condition in Canada, affecting 5 million people and up...

Why Hospital Beds are Helpful

Why Hospital Beds are Helpful   Hospital beds are one of the essential home healthcare tools for those who are bedridden. Why? Because they offer countless benefits over regular beds. Not only do they increase a person’s comfort...

Crazy or Mismatched Socks? What’s Up?

By: Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDE You may notice that your colleagues, friends or family are wearing mismatched or unusual socks today. Is this a fashion statement?  A laundry mishap? Or is there more to this?  In fact,...

A Message for Our Caregivers

t’s important to look after YOU! Your own physical and emotional health matters just as much as the one(s) you care for.   Stroke recovery can take a toll on everyone involved. Caregivers are particularly susceptible to burnout....

IBD: Does Nurture Affect Nature?

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a general term which describes chronic inflammation of the digestive tract.  IBD includes Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease. Inflammation leads to ulcers and damage to underlying tissue leading the common symptoms such...

Binding the Generations

The March mentorship interview: Peter Yurek Published in the St Thomas Elgin Weekly News Can you tell us how you got into the business?   I grew up in the family business stocking the shelves on Sunday afternoons...

Travelling Tips

As Canadians, many of us love the winter.   The Snow, the cold, the ice.  What’s not to love?  It’s no wonder that so many people are planning to escape the cold for a warmer more tropical climate.   There...

What’s the Deal with Christmas Seals?

Christmas brings family gatherings, shopping and the Lung Association’s Christmas Seal campaign.  While the lung association supports a wide range of lung conditions via their December drive, its roots focused on funding for a disease that was rampant...