There are important reasons why we hear a lot about Human Papilloma Virus or HPV. Yet, research into this large family of papilloma viruses or PVs began by studying those that infect animals, including all mammals – from apes to zebras – as well as birds, turtles and even snakes. But before getting to the […]
With last years donations totalling $48,462, the Children’s Christmas Fund assisted 1,075 Families during the Community Christmas 2018 period. The Children’s Christmas Fund is actively preparing for Community Christmas 2019, when Clubs of the Cornwall & District Service Club Council, assisted by The Salvation Army and Agape, distributing food. The FUND asks to help achieve […]
For any of us who have chronic eczema (also called atopic dermatitis) intense itching, skin-oozing and crusting, and the emotional distress that might accompany flare-ups can be very life-disrupting. And while eczema often begins when we’re babies, some of us might be ‘lucky’ and symptoms will diminish with age. Still, others might only experience their […]
For the month of September, Medical Arts Pharmacy, 2 locations in Cornwall, would like to be part of the fundraising for Alzheimer’s Society and promoting dementia friendly community. For each dollar raised at the pharmacy (donation from customers or staff) Medical Arts Pharmacy would match the donation up to $500.
Whether directly or indirectly, it’s safe to say we’ve all had some kind of experience with cancer. And do you know there are more than 200 different types of human cancers? In fact, some, like breast cancer, were described by the ancient Egyptians, and fossil evidence shows that cancers appeared within the animal kingdom since […]
Except for the couple of weeks when temps might soar to risky heights, summer is generally a wonderful season for expectant moms, with lots of opportunity to stay active and enjoy fresh seasonal fruits and veggies. But across every season, our pharmacists are always here to help. “Help” can cover many situations during the average […]
We are honoured to announce that the Ontario Pharmacy Association (OPA) has selected our very own Darlene Guindon as the winner of the ‘2019 Registered Pharmacy Technician of the Year’ award, for the province of Ontario. This is a wonderful achievement Darlene! We are so very proud of you!
Whatever…try to avoid daytime sleepiness when we spring forward Chances are you’re aware we spend about a third of our lives asleep. But you might not know that about one-third of us don’t get enough “good quality” sleep. What are the barriers to waking up feeling refreshed and clear-headed? In short, it’s a long list. […]
Know the signs to help save a life Whether you’ve learned how to do CPR or not, knowing the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest is important because it will help you know what the victim needs in addition to calling 9-1-1 for an ambulance. What is the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac […]
With fall allergy season behind us and spring a few months away, many of us look forward to some winter relief from symptoms unless we’re sensitive to indoor moulds, dust, pets or wool. Like pollen, these sources of winter allergies can cause inflammation of the mucous membranes inside the nose. The medical term for this […]