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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
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
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
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.
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.