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Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Food Smarts

Friends, family, and food play a large role in summer fun. Barbecues, picnics, and family get-togethers can provide us with…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Fun in the Sun

It’s important to know your skin and the signs of skin cancer. If you notice any unusual moles or marks…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Touring and Travelling Tips

One of the best parts of summer is having the time to do some of the things you really enjoy.…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Water Fun

Spending a week at the cottage, going fishing or sailing, or just having fun in your backyard pool can make…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Stroke Treatment and Rehabilitation

Stroke is a medical emergency. It is important to get emergency medical help right away so that the stroke can…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Preventing Strokes

Your best bet in preventing stroke is to identify your risk factors for stroke, and to work on the ones…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Are You at Risk for a Stroke?

Stroke is the third-largest killer of Canadian adults, after heart disease and cancer. It’s also the primary cause of physical…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Stroke Facts and Signs

A stroke occurs when the flow of blood to a part of the brain is cut off. This can be…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Considering Contacts?

Many Canadians opt to wear contact lenses instead of glasses. Contacts offer many benefits: they don’t slide down your nose or…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: The Laser’s Edge

For more than 2 decades, laser eye surgery has offered many Canadians a chance to walk away from their glasses…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Keeping an Eye on Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in North America for those over the age of 50. While this…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: A Look at Cataracts

As we grow older, we are more likely to develop cataracts. A cataract is a clouding that appears on the lens…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Taking the Eye Exam

Did you know that it’s important to have regular eye exams, even when your vision seems to be fine? Regular…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: More Things You Can Do to Cut Your Cancer Risk

Aside from your weight, smoking, and drinking, the Harvard study found other lifestyle factors that can increase your risk of…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Reducing Cancer’s Death Toll Through Prevention

Ever heard the saying “prevention is the best medicine”? While there are a number of factors that contribute to the risk…