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Dementia: Early Onset

Did you know that dementia doesn’t just happen to people when they’re older? When the symptoms of dementia are presented before the age of 65, it is referred to as young or early onset dementia. At least 16,000 Canadians under the age of 65 are living with early onset dementia. The sooner a diagnosis is

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Health Tips

Keep Your Pets Safe

From fun decor to tasty treats, keeping your pet out of trouble during the holidays may be easier said than done. Always avoid the following when it comes to your cat or dog: • Holiday lights• Tinsel• Poinsettia• Lilies• Alcohol• Holiday foods• Snow globes• Liquid potpourri• Tree stand water There are also many foods that

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Over 6.7 million people in Canada have a mental health condition. Mental health describes your emotional, behavioural and cognitive well-being and should always be as equally as important as your physical health. The holidays can present a particularly difficult time for some who suffer from a mental health condition and this year those who have

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Cough & Cold

Are you experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms? Whether it’s a headache that you simply can’t shake, a painful sore throat, or a cough that just won’t quit, chances are that your local PharmaChoice pharmacist can help you find relief from your symptoms. If you are feeling unwell, stay home, and have a friend or family

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2020/21 Influenza Vaccination Program

We are again participating in the Alberta Health-sponsored influenza vaccination program. The vaccination program’s official launch date is Monday, October 19th, 2020. All vaccinations are being administered by appointment only and all COVID-19 precautions are being followed. Call (403) 320-6500 during regular business hours to arrange a time for your vaccination. Everyone is encouraged to

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Sun Smarts

The sun releases many kinds of radiation, each with its own wavelength. As soon as UV radiation (UVR) reaches the skin, it is readily absorbed by the skin molecules that intermingle more intensely with a specific wavelength. This act may result in damaging the skin proteins, lipids, and cellular DNA, eventually leading to skin cancer.

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