5 Reasons to Consider a Local Independent Pharmacy

Pharmacist showing paper to customer

There are a lot of pharmacies in the marketplace today. But before you make the default decision to go to a big-box pharmacy brand, you should give some serious thought to an alternative option – a local independent pharmacy. Why? There are a lot of advantages to using a smaller local pharmacy. We will outline […]

Generic vs. Brand-Name Prescription Medications – What’s the Difference?

Pharmacist getting medication off the shelf

The cost of prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs can be expensive. Depending on the type, costs could have a wide range. A simple walk down the pharmacy aisle and you’ll see dozens of options to choose from. You’ll see the brand names you recognized and regularly see advertised.  But you’ll also see many generic brand […]

Ostomy Care – Products & Resources to Help Those Following Ostomy Surgery

Doctor holding ostomy bag

Your local pharmacy should be a place that offers you more than just your basic prescriptions and medication. Today, pharmacies have become a place for you to have all your healthcare needs covered. Having a pharmacy you can rely on for all your medication needs and healthcare supplies is particularly important after you have a […]

5 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Flu & Cold Season in 2022

Woman having a flu

The flu and cold season are upon us here in Canada. Unlike the previous few years of the pandemic, many scientists and health professionals are predicting a high rate of influenza in 2022.  The pandemic restrictions and social distancing helped to greatly reduce the spread of the flu and spread of other common viruses. But […]

Crutches, Braces and First Aid in Burlington

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A local pharmacy is a destination to not only get all your medical needs taken care of but also a great source for people and care facilities to get medical supplies.  We offer a variety of medical products to assist people with all types of ailments. Whether you’ve just had surgery or a medical procedure, […]

Medical & First Aid Readiness Tips for this Summer’s Camping Trip

Family Camping Trip

Planning a summer camping trip is something thousands of Canadians do each year. It’s a great opportunity to break away from your busy daily life and decompress. You can enjoy nature, swim in the lake and cook smores over the campfire at night.  One thing you should prioritize as part of your trip planning is […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Local Neighbourhood Pharmacy

Woman in Pharmacy

Neighbourhood pharmacies are the heart of the community. They are the place you can turn to when you or your family are sick. They offer valuable health advice. If you have a neighbourhood pharmacy, you’re probably well aware of what makes them so great, but here are a few things you may not know about […]

What Is Compression Therapy and What Are Its Benefits?

Compression Therapy

Compression therapy is a common and effective form of treatment and prevention for individuals with a wide array of conditions. It is commonly associated with varicose veins, but compression products and devices can help many people. Below we will talk about what compression therapy is, who needs, it and the benefits of this type of […]

Pharmacists vs General Physician – What is the Difference?

Female pharmacist working

Pharmacists and general physicians both play a very important role in helping people in society stay healthy. While they do share some similarities, they also have a number of stark differences. They are, after all, different professions, but within the same field.  Here we will look at some of the similarities and differences between these […]

Digitalization in Pharmacy

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The digital transformation is well underway. Businesses across all industries are leveraging technology to change and improve the way they operate and service their customers. Pharmacy is no different. The onset of the pandemic has thrust digitization to the forefront as companies seek out new ways to operate. There was an immediate need to remain […]