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Lyme Disease

The best way to prevent Lyme Disease is to avoid being bitten by a tick. These ticks are generally found near grassy and wooded areas with trees, shrubs and piles of leaves. Use these tips when heading outside in an area where ticks can be found:

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Custom Compounding

Compounding For Companion Animals

Preparing custom dosage forms for patients has been practiced since the first time someone collected medicinal herbs, crushed them to a powder, to be brewed as a therapeutic tea for an ailment. This became the purview of the pharmacist until commercially prepared dosage forms entered the profession in the 20th century. When dedicated pharmaceutical companies were established to manufacture medications in various dosage forms, this skill and its offering gradually became infrequently used, although never lost or forgotten.

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Health News

Is There Truth To Full Moon Effects on Behaviour?

The moon has an influence on our planet, many of which we accept or have been verified by science.  This includes the moon’s effects on the tides, without which we’d have no changes in the tide over the course of the day or the month.   The animal world also relies on the Moon for navigation as well as a signal for the changes in the life cycles of some insects, amphibians, reptiles and marine animals.   Many people also believe that the moon’s phases result in significant changes to human behaviour – at least, changes to some humans if not all – and yes, this is still up for debate.

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General News

FLU CLINICS FOR THE 2019/2020 INFLUENZA SEASON

The 2019/2020 Influenza Vaccination Program WALK-IN Monday to Friday –  10:00 am and 4:00 pm. No appointment necessary. Must present a valid Alberta Health Care Card If you are not able to make it during our weekly clinics, please call to make an appointment. Call us at (403) 320-6500 and select 1 for the dispensary.

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