How pharmacist prescribing can alleviate health-care system pressures
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How pharmacist prescribing can alleviate health-care system pressures

Starting next January, pharmacists in Ontario will be able to prescribe medications to treat patients for certain minor ailments. This expanding scope of work is a natural evolution of the wider services pharmacists across the province have been performing since COVID-19 began to stretch the health-care system. They have taken on COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and the distribution of antiviral medications like Paxlovid. Read more

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Espresso Coffee Associated With Increased Total Cholesterol
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Espresso Coffee Associated With Increased Total Cholesterol

Espresso consumption is associated with higher total cholesterol levels, a population-based, cross-sectional study suggests. Elevations in serum total cholesterol level were significantly linked to espresso consumption, particularly in men, report Åsne Lirhus Svatun, of the the Arctic University of Norway, in Tromsø, Norway, and colleagues. Read more

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Shingrix Side Effects Reviewed
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Shingrix Side Effects Reviewed

Did you know that the same virus that causes chickenpox in children can sometimes reactivate in adults? This is known as shingles, and it happens to 1 out of every 3 people in their lifetime. Shingles can give you a painful rash on one side of your body that can last for up to 4 weeks. Shooting pain that feels like electricity, called postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), may last for weeks, months, or even years after getting shingles. In severe cases, shingles can lead to blindness, loss of hearing, or even death. Read more

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How Can ADV-CARE Pharmacy Save more on your health benefit plan?
ADV-CARE Pharmacy Saves on your health benefit

How Can ADV-CARE Pharmacy Save more on your health benefit plan?

SAVE on COST Patients fill 3 months supply saves 66.6% Out-of-pockeT. SAVE on GAS With Delivery across Canada,we deliver to your doorstep. SAVE on TIME You don't stand in line to get your prescriptions filled. SAVE on SAFeTY by placing their orders from the convenience of their own home. Read more

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Is Alcoholism Genetic? A Look at Hereditary Factors and Predisposition
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Is Alcoholism Genetic? A Look at Hereditary Factors and Predisposition

Many people drink alcohol, but only some develop alcohol use disorder. For example, in a 2020 National Study, half of Americans ages 12 and older reported using alcohol within the past month of completing the study survey. Around 10% met the criteria for alcohol use disorder within the past year. This difference has led many experts and researchers to wonder why some people who drink alcohol develop an addiction, while others don’t. Read more

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