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Newsletter Archives, Pharmacist Awareness Month & 30 Year Anniversary

The March issue of our newsletter, The Mortar & Pestle is available on our site, as well as previous issues.  This month’s issue discusses Travel Medicine, new supplements from SISU and in recognition that March is Pharmacist Awareness Month across Canada, a focus on Pharmacist’s professional services.  Pharmacists across Canada are quickly moving away from …

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Happy New Year from all of us at Stafford Pharmacy & Home Healthcare

January 1, 2014.   That means we made it through another year!   A year older with a few more wrinkles, a few more worry lines and for some, more grey hair.    A challenging year for many in southern Alberta, but one in which we discovered the true spirit of Albertans.  There is no doubt that 2013 …

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Enhanced Pharmacist Services for the Best Drug Therapy Outcomes

If you have an Alberta Health Care card, you are now eligible to receive enhanced pharmacy services from the Pharmacists at Stafford Pharmacy! While these services have been provided by pharmacists in some form for years, it was previously the patient who was responsible for paying the cost associated with these services.  Pharmacies, in order …

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Pharmacists Reach Out To Canadians During Pharmacist Awareness Month

Providing more health care than you know: Ask a pharmacist March 2013 is Pharmacist Awareness Month, when pharmacists across the country reach out to make Canadians aware of the many services they offer to improve their patients’ health. A 2012 survey by Environics Research Group showed that while many Canadians are willing to see pharmacists …

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Traveling? Protect Yourself from Malaria

Traveling? Protect yourself! Annually, approximately 400 Canadians are reported to be infected with malaria while traveling abroad. However, it is estimated that only 30-50% of cases are reported therefore the actual number is likely much higher. Malaria is an acute flu-like illness caused by a parasite which is transmitted to humans through the bite of …

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Mild Fever

Mild fever, by itself, is not harmful or dangerous. In fact, a fever is your body trying to fight off an infection. A fever occurs when your body’s internal thermostat rises above its normal temperature of 37°C. Common causes of a fever in children include infections, immunizations and overdressing (especially in infants and newborns).

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