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Most adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night, while teenagers need about 8 to 10. However, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that more than one-third of Americans aren’t meeting those recommendations. Read more…

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According to a widely-held belief, pharmacists give patients products and information because that’s what they give them.
From the patient’s perspective, the value of pharmacy is placing an order and getting a reliable, timely product in return.
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Vitamin C supports the immune system and helps with joint and skin health. People who get enough vitamin C may have shorter colds. But vitamin C doesn’t prevent you from getting sick.
Mega-doses of vitamin C won’t prevent you from getting sick, either, and can cause unpleasant side effects. Read more…

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Migraines can be intense and long-lasting. They can be so severe that they interfere with your quality of life and knock you down for the count. On top of the intensity, migraines can seem to strike without rhyme, reason, or warning. But when you take a closer look, you may see a pattern. There might be certain triggers that cause your migraines. Read more…

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When we refer to “regular table salt,” it is most commonly in the form of sodium chloride, which is also a major constituent of packaged and ultra-processed foods.
The best approach to finding the “healthiest salt” — which really means the lowest in sodium — is to look for the amount on the label. Read more…

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Health Canada has approved an experimental drug for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, as uncertainty persists about the drug’s clinical benefit. Read more…

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Perhaps you’ve felt an overwhelming sense of nausea or “sick to your stomach” after hearing bad news. Or maybe you’ve felt a flutter in your belly or “butterflies in your stomach” when you were nervous about something. If so, you are not alone. That’s because there is a link between emotions and the digestive system. Read more…

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Outbreaks of endemic diseases such as monkeypox and lassa fever are becoming more persistent and frequent, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergencies director, Mike Ryan, warned on Wednesday.
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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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COVID-19 might be easing into a new status as a widely circulating and somewhat harsher version of the common cold, experts say — a virus that folks could contract repeatedly, even if they were recently infected. Read more…

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