Early Spring Brings Early Allergy Season

Posted by on April 27th, 2016

honey-bee-flower For allergy sufferers, allergy season has started early. You can blame warm spring temperatures for opening up flowers and releasing pollen, seven weeks early. Sneezing, runny nose, and red eyes are just some of the symptoms you may experience, if you suffer from allergies. In any average spring, there’s a fairly typical pattern to how different tree species release the pollen that they produced during the previous year’s summer and fall (winter has much less impact on pollen season). Some tree species – Alder, Cedars, Maples and Poplar – pollinate earlier in spring, while other species – Ash, Birch, Oak and Pines – pollinate later in the season. How the weather behaves in spring can have a significant impact on this schedule, though.

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10 Easy to Keep Healthy New Years Resolutions

Posted by on January 22nd, 2016

New-Years-ResolutionFailing to keep New Year’s Resolutions seems to be one resolution people seem to be able to keep. So, how do you keep your resolutions? Keep them simple, specific and not as grand. Resolving to “take the stairs more often” is much easier to follow through on than “lose 30 pounds”. With that in mind, here are 10 easy to follow, healthy resolutions for you to consider:

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Immediate Release vs Modified Release Formulations

Posted by on January 12th, 2016

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Annual MCCA Award Winners

Posted by on September 1st, 2015

Canada Drugs recently participated in the Manitoba Customer Contact Association’s annual MCCA Awards, which celebrate excellence in the contact center industry. Each member nominates their top performers, and the following are Canada Drugs winners:

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Top 10 Myths About Sunscreen

Posted by on May 26th, 2015

If you are hazy on sunscreens and how to use them, your health could be on the line. Being out in the sun without proper protection from ultraviolet light exposure can increase your risk for sunburn, wrinkles, and skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S., with more than 3.5 million cases diagnosed every year. Read more on Top 10 Myths About Sunscreen