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Vancouver Pharmacy News

June 15, 2016


Stroke treatment and rehabilitation – Are you at risk for a stroke? There are some risk factors for stroke, such as age and family history, which you can’t change. But there are more that you can change, including your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, activity levels, alcohol consumption, and smoking.   Stroke is a medical emergency. […]

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May 15, 2016


Parent power fights asthma – If a friend or family member has asthma, help them learn to manage their asthma, be familiar with their asthma treatment plan, and know what to do in case of an asthma attack. Experts know that allergies and asthma are related. In fact, children with allergies often have asthma and a […]

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April 15, 2016


Colorectal Cancer: Cutting the Risks – According to the American Cancer Society, if you engage in moderate-to-vigorous exercise five days a week, typically for 45 minutes each time, it may protect against colorectal and other forms of cancer. To keep your intestines healthy and at lower risk of precancerous polyps, make sure you get enough […]

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March 15, 2016


Exercise and Nutrition – Why exercise? Benefits of regular activity are better posture, self esteem, and weight management, improved energy levels, increased strength in muscles and bones, and reduced risk of heart disease. How much exercise? Pharmasave Vancouver suggests adults should aim to get at least 150 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity each week. Everyone […]

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February 15, 2016

Heart Health

Top 10 things you need to know about high blood pressure – High blood pressure is a common health threat to Canadians. But aside from knowing that it’s somehow a bad thing, what do most people really know about it? Here are 10 facts to know about high blood pressure.  High blood pressure is a […]

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January 15, 2016

Quitting Smoking

Quitting Smoking? Your Pharmacist Can Help. Your Pharmasave pharmacist can help you quit smoking – Anyone who has quit smoking can tell you it isn’t easy but they’ll also tell you that it’s well worth it. Having support tools, including professional smoking cessation counselling, can increase your chances of quitting successfully. Did you know that […]

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December 15, 2015

Celebrating with a healthy twist!

Heartburn triggers to avoid – Leery of being visited by that old flame, heartburn? Meet the fiery five – lifestyle and diet factors to avoid if you don’t want to get burned. Super-sized meals We’re not just talking about the mega-meals from fast food restaurants (though those don’t help heartburn either). When you gobble down […]

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November 15, 2015


How to cope with a diagnosis of diabetes – Being told that you or a loved one have diabetes can be overwhelming. Many people will experience anger, sadness, and denial when they find out. These are perfectly normal reactions. So what should you do when your physician or primary health care provider tells you that […]

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October 15, 2015

Cold and Flu

Cold & Flu Flu Myths: Busted Flu Myths: Busted   Almost every year, a rumour pops up about the flu – and that rumour spreads more easily now through email or the internet. Do you think you know the truth about the flu? Here are some common flu myths, busted. Almost every year, a rumour […]

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September 15, 2015


When joints go bad. When it comes to arthritis pain, age has very little to do with it. Even young people can get this disabling condition.

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