Category: Breathe

The Surprising Benefits of Wild Swimming, the Latest Fitness Trend

by Skye Sherman - October 18, 2021

Have you heard of wild swimming? This nature-focused activity can have a lot of health benefits.

Here's Why You Might Want to Skip a Workout

by Carrie Borzillo - October 18, 2021

We’ve heard a lot of “rules” for managing our diets and exercise routines. “Calories in, calories out” is a diet mainstay where you’re supposed to burn as many calories as you eat in a day.

A Glance at Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems for People Living with Diabetes

by Dr. Bolanle Aina - August 2, 2021

According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report 2020, over 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes and approximately 1 in 3 American adults are pre-diabetic.

Is There a Link Between COVID Stress and IBS?

by Skye Sherman - December 7, 2020

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as IBD, you know how uncomfortable and unpleasant this condition is. And you know that the last thing you want to do is trigger your symptoms.

Jet Lag Tips, Tricks, and Myths: How to Fly Comfortably

by Skye Sherman - October 12, 2020

If you’ve ever jetted off on a long trip that crosses time zones, you’re probably familiar with the traveler’s “illness” we call jet lag. Also known as desynchronosis, jet lag can cause symptoms like sleepiness during the day and feeling wide-awake at night as well as fatigue...

Job Anxiety From COVID-19: Are You Back to Work?

by Skye Sherman - July 27, 2020

Here at Canadian Pharmacy World, the team recently conducted a survey to gauge the state of the workplace now that the coronavirus pandemic has had a few months to hit and settle in for the long haul.

Now Trending: How to Start Your Own At-Home Garden

by Skye Sherman - June 22, 2020

By now it’s clear that the coronavirus pandemic has caused major change all across the world. The way we used to do things is gone, maybe forever. Many traits of the “new normal” don’t seem to be going away anytime soon, so it appears that some of the change we’ve seen is here to stay. Strange and interesting trends have emerged, as well as totally new ways of going about our typical daily routines.

Couples in Quarantine Survey

by CPW - June 18, 2020

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Hydroxychloroquine and Covid-19: What You Should Know

by Skye Sherman - March 24, 2020

Ever since news of the coronavirus outbreak, also known as Covid-19, was released to the world, the focus of the public and leading authorities everywhere has turned to finding a cure. Whether that comes in the form of a vaccine, which may take a year or more to develop, or another form of treatment, people are desperate for a way to prevent unnecessary suffering and loss of life.

Stuck in Self-Quarantine? Here’s How to Make the Most of Social Distancing

by Skye Sherman - March 17, 2020

Self quarantine, social distancing, and WFH (working from home)? At the start of 2020, these terms would have been unfamiliar concepts; now, they’re the hottest topics and primary points of discussion as everyone bands together to try to stop the spread of coronavirus.

The 2020 Chinese Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: What You Need to Know

by Skye Sherman - January 27, 2020

Nearly every press outlet around the world is tracking the spread of the deadly coronavirus, which is expanding to more and more places with every passing day. At this point, the coronavirus has reached an epidemic level, but the World Health Organization has not yet declared...

Aerobic Exercise: The Wonder Activity that Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Health

by Skye Sherman - November 18, 2019

It’s well known that some vital elements of staying healthy include eating a healthy, balanced diet and staying active with regular exercise. But what exactly does aerobic fitness do for you? And what is it, exactly? How do you know if you’re getting aerobic exercise?

Anemia? Fatigue? Sexual Dysfunction? It Could Be Iron Deficiency

by Skye Sherman - July 22, 2019

Do you suffer from anemia, fatigue, sexual dysfunction, or maybe a combination of all three? Nothing kills the mood quite like these states of being. If this sounds like you, there may be an easy answer out there for you: you might be iron deficient.

Thanks to Trump, Prescription Drug TV Ads Now Have to Disclose Prices

by Skye Sherman - June 3, 2019

As controversial a president as Donald Trump is, it seems that most Americans should be able to agree that one of his recent moves--requiring TV ads for prescription drugs to disclose prices--is a good idea all around. The more transparency and honest conversation about prescription medications and the prices set for them, the better.

Don’t be an April fool: Things You Didn’t Know About Sunscreen

by Skye Sherman - April 15, 2019

Perhaps one of the most common misconceptions around sunscreen is that there’s no need to wear sunscreen if the sun’s not beaming down brightly outside. But that’s no more than an April fool: the truth is that you should be wearing sunscreen every day, no matter if it’s rainy and cloudy or bright and sunny.

Best-Value Asthma Drugs for 2019 Revealed

by @CANPharmacyWorld - April 1, 2019

There are a number of asthma medications on the market. Some are preventative medications, typically including a low-dose steroid, while others are fast-acting and meant to relieve an asthma attack when it occurs.

What’s In a Name? The Secret Science of Naming A Prescription Drug

by Skye Sherman - November 26, 2018

What’s in a name? If you’ve never wondered about how pharmaceutical drugs get their names, well…you’re not alone. It’s not our daydream of choice either.

Important Changes Coming to the Pricing of Patented Medicines In Canada

by Bradley van Paridon - February 20, 2018

Canada’s Department of Health, on December 2nd 2017, proposed new amendments to the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB), the regulatory body in charge of monitoring the prices of patented drugs. The proposed changes will not only affect the prices of patented drugs, but, may also affect the availability of new drugs to Canadian patients.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Forgotten Factor in Post-operative Healing

by Cody MacInnis - January 29, 2018

Besides eliciting the occasional jab in the ribs from a sleeping partner, heavy snoring is a seemingly benign phenomenon. But snoring in fact could indicate the presence of one sleeping giant of an issue when it comes to post-operative healing: OSA, otherwise known as obstructive sleep apnea.

Rising Drug Prices In America And The Benefits Of Legalizing Importation

by CANPharmaworld - April 10, 2017

Have you noticed that medications have eaten up a bigger part of your paycheck over the last few years? You’re not alone. Prescription prices have been skyrocketing for decades — and there’s little sign that they’re slowing down. In the 1990s medications were just 7% of all healthcare expenses. By 2013, that shot up to 15.3%. It increased even more, to 16.7%, in 2015.

The Truth about Affordable Viagra Online

by Carissa Andrews - September 19, 2016

Everyone knows drug prices in the United States are out of control. It’s no wonder Americans turn to alternative sources, such as buying online, to get the medications they need. Especially when those medications can be found 75-90% cheaper than buying at the local pharmacy.

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