Category Archives: IMPORTANT ISSUES

EXTREME SUN DAMAGE – Make Sunscreen Your Friend

Summers is finally here and so is that urge to take a road trip.  Up in Canada we welcome the  sun blaring down on us as we drive. With the windows open the warm breeze feels  like freedom from the … Continue reading

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HEREDITARY GENETICS SUCKS!!

It is very important to know your family health history. I am talking about parents and grandparents mainly. If you also know the history of their siblings, that is even better. You can be very diligent about the foods you … Continue reading

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OPIOID DRUG MIX-UP

When you get your prescriptions filled at the pharmacy always, please always check to make sure that 1. if it is a new prescription that you get a consult with the pharmacist and open the bottle while he/she is there; … Continue reading

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TEEN DRIVING – EIGHT DANGER ZONES

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a campaign going called Parents are the Key.  As the title suggests, the CDC is trying to encourage the parents to be more proactive in their teens lives especially at this … Continue reading

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CIGARETTE PACKAGING IN THE U.S. FINALLY GETTING GORY GRAPHICS

It has been 11 years since Canada introduced the gory pictures on cigarette packages to deter people from smoking.  Researchers say they have seen a decline in smoking ever since it started in 2000.  The United States is finally going … Continue reading

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