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Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Analyzing Prostate Cancer

The most common cancerThe cancer Doug was diagnosed with (see “You have prostate cancer” in this feature) is the most…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: “You Have Prostate Cancer”

Finding outDoug is a real person. In 2002, he was 49 years old. When he went for his annual check-up,…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Staying Healthy after Menopause

It used to be that the average lifespan of a woman in North America only extended into the early 60s.…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: It’s Only Natural

Whether or not you choose hormone replacement, other methods may help ease some of the discomforts of perimenopause and menopause.…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: The Estrogen Question

Is taking estrogen right for you? Is it safe? You’ve probably heard a lot about hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Menopause – a Change of Life

All women eventually enter menopause, also known as “the change” or climacteric, which marks the end of a woman’s reproductive…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Look Out for a Pair of Parasites

Two of the most common childhood parasites in Canadian schools are head lice and pinworms. When kids are clustered together…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Detecting Back-to-school Stress

Children don’t always take change in stride, and heading back to the books can take some getting used to. There…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Start a Walking School Bus

Parents who feel time pressured may be unwilling to trade in the quick car ride to school for a slow…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Packing Healthy Lunches

Want to pack a school lunch that’s nourishing for your kids? Want to make sure your child actually eats it,…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Motion Sickness

Carsickness, airsickness, or seasickness – they’re all just different names for the same miserable problem: motion sickness.  It can happen…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: How to Protect Yourself Against West Nile Virus

Are you heading to the cottage this summer or planning on camping? Worried about being exposed to the West Nile…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Medication on Vacation

First of all, to make sure you stay healthy when you take a trip, don’t leave your medications at home!…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: It’s in the Water

When you’re camping, it’s tempting to drink water straight from pristine-looking lakes and streams – but don’t do it! Microscopic…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Tick Trouble

Are ticks just a harmless nuisance? Tick bites can present a temporarily annoying experience in the summertime. However, the additional…