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How do we reconcile non-smoking messages in the era of legalized cannabis?

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Patient looking at prescription bottle

Today, more than half a million Canadians are living with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.  In less than 15 years, that number is expected to double to almost 1 million.

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July 10/18
Patricia Ryan

It all starts with a diagnosis. You have a fractured arm, ear infection, type 2 diabetes… Often what comes next is the script from your prescriber to treat the diagnosis; a pain killer, antibiotic, metformin… The medication has been proven to work.

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There is an opioid crisis in Canada.  Opioids are widely prescribed to help patients manage chronic pain.  In 2015 it was reported that opioid pain relievers are used by 14.9% of the Canadian population.

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December 15/16
Nada Halaweh, Co-op Communications Assistant

As the year winds down, many of us are thinking about making new year’s resolutions to improve aspects of our lives. For many people the new year is a time to adopt a healthier lifestyle like completely cutting out those late night pizza calls or maybe starting that gym membership you’ve always wanted to.

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