Understanding the R Value

By: Steve Bond, BScPhm, RPh, CDE Many new terms have come to light during the recent pandemic. One such term is the “R-value” – a number that is often quoted by politicians and healthcare providers. But what is...

An Ounce of Preventive Healthcare

By:Puneet Dhaliwal, Pharmacist Remember the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? Promoting health and well-being and preventing disease, disabilities and death is the central focus of preventive healthcare. This is a proactive...

Healthcare Gets Its Geek-On

By Steve Bond It's hard to dispute that technology has ingrained itself in our daily living. Improvements to devices and internet speeds have 'connected' 24/7. From the news you receive on your phone at the start of the...

12 Days of Health and Happiness

By: Steve Bond December is the time for giving and receiving gifts. For many, it is better to give than receive. This is especially true if your true love is the one from the twelve days of Christmas....

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...