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Probiotics: Preventing Complications of Antibiotic Use

Some probiotics can prevent diarrhea which often occurs with antibiotic use (antibiotic-associated diarrhea or AAD) and can reduce the risk Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD).

Questions and answers for patients with prostate cancer who may need radiation after prostate surgery

Find answers to questions about a prostate cancer diagnosis, including: radiotherapy, potential benefits of radiation and side effects.

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, insomnia, constipation, fever in children, low back pain, cold sores, head lice, smoking cessation, migraine, lactose intolerance, ear infections, diabetes, shingles, sunscreens, diaper rash, colic and teething.

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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