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Get to Know the Different Roles of Pharmacists
Did you know pharmacists practice in many different healthcare settings? Learn about what pharmacists do outside of community pharmacies.
New Services Ontario Pharmacists Provide
Pharmacists can now provide a variety of professional services to help you.
Pharmacy Clinic Days
Find out the different types of clinics your pharmacy offers all year round.
10 Services Your Pharmacist Can Offer You
Find out what your pharmacist can do for you – from flu vaccinations to medication reviews.
Travelling with Medications Made Easy
A few tips to help make sure you look after your medications prior to travelling.
Tips for Giving Antibiotics to Kids
If your child has an infection and is refusing to take their antibiotic, the situation can seem hopeless, but there are a few things you can try to help the medicine go down.
Ways to help you stick to your medication regimen
How to overcome challenges that may arise while trying to stick to a medication regimen.
As one of the most accessible healthcare professionals, pharmacists can support patients by providing proper education on the safe use of cannabis products.
You may have seen probiotics on the shelf in the pharmacy and wondered if they would be good for you to take. This tip sheet will provide information to help determine if probiotics are right for you.
Cannabis: Medicinal vs. Recreational
Cannabis 101: understand the difference between medicinal versus recreational, and the effects it could have on your health.
How Your Antibiotic May Be Harming You
We have all been prescribed antibiotics for an infection at some point in our lives, be it for an ear infection, urinary tract infection or another bacterial infection. Although these are useful medications, they may still carry some risks. Risks with antibiotic use include side effects, drug interactions and antibiotic resistance with overuse.
Tips for Keeping Your Pets Out of the Medicine Cabinet
We all know that the medication that we take every day to treat or prevent an illness must be kept in a safe place away from children. But did you know that this rule also applies to our pets?
Be Smart with Your Meds: Avoid Alcohol When Taking These Prescriptions
Medications can interact with alcohol, and it’s important to know which medications to watch out for.
Learn how heat, sunshine and cold can affect your medications.
Tips for Proper Storage of Medications
Important tips to keep in mind with medication storage - where you store your medication can affect its potency and safety.
Top Three Things You Should Know About (the Safe Use of) Acetaminophen
Acetaminophen is a safe and effective medication used to reduce fever and to treat pain, such as headaches, arthritis, and menstrual cramps. Here are three things you should know when using acetaminophen.
Using Antibiotics Appropriately
Tips on how to use antibiotics appropriately in order to make sure that they remain effective.
Top 5 food and drinks that may affect your medications
Learn about which foods can interact with your medication and health.
How to Avoid Drug-Alcohol Interactions
Tips on how to stay safe during the holidays and avoice drug-alcohol interactions.
Avoiding interactions when using herbal supplements
Here are a few of the most common herbal supplements, and some important precautions to keep in mind.
Four Tips on Having a Safe and Happy Holiday
Safety of Medications and Other Substances During Pregnancy
Tips for mothers who are seeking information on medication use while breastfeeding.
Signs of Lyme Disease
Sign and Symptoms of Lyme Disease.
Nocturnal Enuresis (Bed Wetting in Children)
Tips to help parents and caregivers navigate a child through this potentially stressful time.
Common Baby Ailments
Common health problems that your child may encounter and what you can do to help.
Back to School Essentials
September is a busy time for parents of school-age children, ensuring they have all necessary items for a successful school year. As students head back to class, they will be in close proximity with their peers, exposing them to new ailments and infections.
Dog Friendly Over-The-Counter Medications
Veterinarians may order prescription medications or over-the-counter (OTC) medications for your pet. It is important to read the label carefully, to make sure you are giving the product safely and effectively, while storing it in a safe area to minimize inadvertent harmful ingestion.
Emergency Preparedness for the Cottage
When the temperatures rise and the days become longer, a weekend getaway sounds very appealing, but even a fun trip to the cottage can present significant health and safety risks because of limited access to medical care and health supplies.
Tips for Patients on Medications and Heat
The hot, humid days of summer are here! Did you know that some medications, when combined with increased heat exposure, can lead to unwanted health effects such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke? Here are some tips for protecting yourself during the summer months.
Children's Medicine: Dosing, administration, adherence and storage
Tips for administering medications to children
Treat and prevent flu
What you need to know about treating and preventing influenza.
Top 10 reasons to get your flu shot from your pharmacist
Pharmacists are your most trusted professionals - here are the main reasons why you should visit them for your flu shot.
Top 5 Tips for Battling the Flu
So you’ve caught a virus and you’re feeling sick. It feels like the flu. What do you do now to recover and avoid infecting others?
Tips to Improve Your Sleep
Difficulties with sleeping are common and approximately one in four people may experience problems with sleep. Although some individuals may require medications to help them, practising good sleeping habits is also very important.
Tips for Managing Seasonal Allergies
With allergy season fast approaching, it’s important to start planning how to prevent and manage your allergies. Allergies are caused by triggers, also known as allergens, such as pollens or moulds.
The menopause transition is the time in a woman’s life when hormones produced by aging ovaries start fluctuating. It may start in their early 40s and cause physical, psychological and emotional changes.
Tips on Self-Medication
When to self-medicate and when to seek medical care.
Five Common Health Concerns During the Winter Season
With the winter season upon us, there are some common health concerns that need treatment and our friendly neighbourhood pharmacist is a great resource to give us advice.
Top 5 Common Ailments of Summer and How to Deal with Them
Tips for treating a few of the most commong conditions that we undergo during the hot weather.
Tips on Dealing With Itchy Skin
Find out the cause of itchy skin and how to deal with it.
Blood Pressure Monitoring Tips
Tips on ensuring you get the best possible reading from your monitor, that include; buying a good quality monitor, taking your blood pressure at the right time of day, and keeping a good technique while doing it.
Smoking Cessation Products
Information on how much money you could save by if you quit smoking, and a review of the most common products useed for smoking cessation.
Protect Your Skin from Photoaging
Learn more about how to protecting your skin from the photoaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays.
Get the Most Out of Your Osteoarthritis Medications
To get the most out of your osteoarthritis medication, here are a few questions and answers that may assist you.
Tips to help you and your family maintain a healthy heart.
Treat and prevent sunburn
Find out the best way to treat sunburn, and easy steps you can take to prevent it.
PrEP to Prevent HIV
HIV is a virus that weakens your immune system, making it harder for your body to fight off certain infections and diseases. HIV is passed from one person to another through body fluids. Although there is no vaccine or effective cure for HIV, there are ways to control the virus to protect yourself and others.
Managing a Diet While Taking Warfarin
Warfarin is a drug used to prevent blood clots from occurring and to prevent already formed clots from getting bigger. It works by prolonging the time required for blood to clot. Having a balanced diet is always something important to consider; however, when taking warfarin, deciding on what food you eat becomes more important than just a consideration.
How to Exercise with Osteoarthritis
Tips for staying active for those living with osteoarthritis.
Foot Care for People With Diabetes
Tips for those living with diabetes on how to care for their feet.
Tips on living with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tips to help the child step on the road to recovery and improve their quality of life.
Tips on Managing Asthma
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways - it doesn’t have a cure, but it can be treated and prevented. Here are some steps to take to ensure you take control of your asthma.
Tips for Patients on Heart Medications
Some helpful tips to help you manage your condition and medications, especially if you're taking more than one at a time.
Myths and Facts about Antipsychotic Medications
To help you get the correct information about antipsychotic medications, please read these common myths and facts.
10 Tips for Better Mental Health
Read a few simple simple steps to help you keep mentally fit.