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Pharmacy Corner

Canadian pharmacy students, in collaboration with a licensed pharmacist, answer some of the most frequently asked questions they receive from patients. Find out more about topics including contraception, seasonal allergies and insomnia.


Medical Cannabis: Understanding Your Treatment

Learn more about how medical cannabis could help your symptoms and work with your doctor to make decisions about your medical cannabis treatment, such as dose, what method to use to take it, or which strain to use.


Medical Cannabis: Understanding the New Regulations

In 2001, Health Canada granted access to patients, with the support of their physicians, to use cannabis for medical purposes. Learn more about the new 2014 regulations and how to apply for medical cannabis treatment.


The Importance of Prostate Cancer Testing: Know Your Number

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in Canada, accounting for an estimated 25% of all cancer diagnoses each year. The chances for survival are much better the earlier the disease is caught, so come learn about the tests that are important for its early detection.


Vaccinations: Not Just Kid Stuff

Vaccines have turned the tide against some of the most serious diseases, helping us live longer and healthier lives. Many adults think that vaccines are just for kids, but unfortunately, the shots we get as children won’t protect us forever. Immunization rates for Canadian adults are quite low, but it’s important that adults get vaccinated too.


Sports-Related Concussion: When Medicine and Sport Meet Head On

An estimated 30,000 Canadians a year experience a concussion, meaning roughly 1 in 5 athletes involved in contact sports may suffer a concussion. This course reviews sports-related concussion, including symptoms and current guidelines on managing them, as well as returning to play. Case studies will be used to help you understand the range of concussions that exist (including Second Impact Syndrome), and potential long-term effects.


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