Heart Health Awareness Month: 10 Ways to Show Your Heart Some Love
by Dr. Bolanle Aina - February 22, 2021
It is American Heart Month this February and we thought we’ll share some 10 ways you can stay on top of your heart health.
Sugar Consumption and Diabetes During COVID Lockdowns
by Skye Sherman - February 17, 2021
COVID-19 has sparked all kinds of conversations, from the ethics of travel regulations to proper sanitization and disinfection techniques to mask wearing fashions. We all know that COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on our lives.
Debunking the Myths About the COVID-19 Vaccine
by Carrie Borzillo - January 4, 2021
Chances are, in the past month you’ve seen social media posts about the COVID-19 vaccine ranging from polls asking friends if they’d take the vaccine and some surprising answers to memes saying...
Nausea and vomiting: Treatment and Management Options
by Bola - November 23, 2020
Have you ever experienced that gut feeling, the feeling of wanting to throw up and feeling sick in the tummy? Well, nausea and vomiting is only a symptom, and not a disease in itself.
Healthy Eating Updates from USDA’s New Dietary Guidelines
by Skye Sherman - September 4, 2020
Everyone knows the importance of eating healthy and, hopefully, has established habits related to their diet and exercise regimen that promotes a long and healthful life.
Eliquis Fast Facts
by CANPharmacyWorld - July 2, 2020
Eliquis is a relatively new blood thinner making waves in the market. While many drug companies are suffering because of a lack of funding because of so many places being shut down, Eliquis is different.
How to Support the Elderly and Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Pandemic
by Skye Sherman - May 19, 2020
The whole world is feeling the pain of the COVID-19 pandemic, but none more so than the elderly. That’s mainly because, as STAT explains, the virus is more lethal to those who are older or those with compromised immune systems, and there’s no viable cure yet.
12 Protocols When Returning Home to Avoid Covid-19
by Carissa Andrews - April 9, 2020
Should you find yourself needing to venture out into public spaces during the global coronavirus pandemic, there are a number of precautions you can use to keep yourself safe. Returning home is a crucial time when you want to be as vigilant as possible to avoid exposing others and increasing their risk of COVID-19 infection, as well as your own.
12 Protocols for Grocery Shopping During Covid-19
by Carissa Andrews - April 3, 2020
Grocery shopping is a necessity for most of us, even during these challenging times. While the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the planet and much of the world is under quarantine, understanding some safety protocols can protect you and your family from infection should you have to shop in the store, instead of getting your food from delivery.
Research Suggests A Simple Cup of Coffee Could Be Part of the Obesity Cure
by Skye Sherman - January 20, 2020
Could your morning cup of joe help you to shed those extra holiday pounds? It may sound too good to be true, but things are looking good for coffee drinkers everywhere. Recent research suggests that coffee may be linked to weight loss, potentially standing in as a solution for obesity.
8 Ways to Lower Your Cancer Risk During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by Skye Sherman - October 21, 2019
By now, you probably know that October is breast cancer awareness month and it’s time to think pink. But one of the best ways you can honor cancer survivors and victims, their families, and yourself during this special month is to explore ways that you can lower your risk of breast cancer--and then share that information with others, too.
Can Your Social Life Keep Your Bones Healthy?
by Skye Sherman - August 26, 2019
What if the health of your social life goes down to the very core of who you are… your bones? While it may seem that these two important life elements would have absolutely nothing to do with the other, that may not be the case. Your bone health--or lack thereof--may indeed be playing a part in the health of your social life, which affects much more than just what you choose to do on the weekends.
Can't Read the Label on Your Meds? Tips from Canadian Pharmacy World
by Carissa Andrews - August 27, 2018
Understanding and deciphering the information on a prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medication label purchased at an online Canadian Pharmacy can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Sometimes the fonts are too small, and the relevant information is missing. However, knowing exactly what and how to take the medication before its consumed is critically important to your overall health and safety.
The Shocking Truth About Erectile Dysfunction: Secrets You Need to Know
by Skye Sherman - August 20, 2018
It’s not anyone’s favorite subject, but erectile dysfunction is a condition that many men battle behind closed doors and suffer silently. However, since sexual relations are a mutual activity, it can be an awkward conversation to bring up...
The Truth About Who Gets Covered by AHCCCS, Arizona's Medicaid Plan
by Colleen Stinchcombe - January 8, 2018
Healthcare is a looming question mark in the United States. Unlike many similar countries, such as the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, the US has a for-profit healthcare system, where citizens have to pay in order to receive health insurance coverage. On top of insurance, also have to pay for co-pays, deductibles, medications (which can still cost thousands of dollars every year even with insurance) and services that insurance refuses to cover, like certain preventative screenings.
How Mosquito-borne Illness Could Become A Daily Reality in North America
by Bradley van Paridon - October 11, 2017
In the wake of natural disasters such as the recent hurricanes in Central America and the US, the potential for severe disease outbreak is at a maximum. Infrastructure is destroyed, water and medicines are in short supply and sanitary conditions are alarming.
10 Odd Things That Can Trigger Your Asthma
by Kristy Alpert - February 27, 2017
Chances are you’ve already done it at least once while reading this sentence. Breathing is the single most important thing we do as humans—where the average adult takes anywhere from 12 to 20 breathes per minute and up to 17,000 to 30,000 breathes throughout the day—and, unless you’re one of the 3 million Canadians affected by asthma, it’s something most of us take for granted.
A Reminder to Get Your Flu Vaccine
by Nazreen Banu - November 10, 2016
Each year, many children get sick with seasonal influenza; some of those illnesses result in death.
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