Tag: Pharmacists Care

Refills from Your Mobile Phone


You can refill your prescription medication from the ease and comfort of your mobile device. Speak with your team at Palermo Pharmacy about the prescription refill service app to find out if it is right for you.


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Upcoming Flu Shot Season


It’s that time of year again, cold and flu season. With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is of utmost importance that we take measures to protect ourselves and our loved ones against the flu. For Canadians who are six months of age and older, the flu shot is the best defense. Not only … Continue reading Upcoming Flu Shot Season


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GERD


Did you know that 1 in 6 adult Canadians are affected by gastroesophageal reflux disease? Also known as GERD, this disease can lead to other health conditions and diseases, such as Barrett’s Esophagus and esophageal cancer. Symptoms can include:• Heartburn• Regurgitation• Chest pain• Sleep apnea• Chronic cough• Belching If you are experiencing the symptoms of … Continue reading GERD


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Smoking Cessation


There’s no doubt about it, quitting smoking can be a difficult journey. The right support can help you make better choices for your health along the way. Smokers who are looking to quit can access free and convenient support by province. Your pharmacists at Palermo Pharmacy are always here to help. https://www.canada.ca/…/you-can-quit-smoking-we-can-help.ht…


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Lice Prevention Tips


Do you have school-aged children? If so, you’re likely all too familiar with the fear of head lice. While it’s not always possible to prevent your child from getting lice, there are some things that you can do to help prevent it. Start by teaching your child to avoid head-to-head contact. They should never share … Continue reading Lice Prevention Tips


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Did you know?


Did you know that many years ago, pharmacies were originally called apothecaries? Apothecaries manufactured and dispensed medicine until early in the 21st century, when the term pharmacy gained popularity. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/history-of-medicine


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At-Home Cardio Ideas


Spending more time at home? Engage in a healthy lifestyle with at-home cardio workouts! Convenient and affordable, cardiovascular exercise can help you burn calories, build muscle and maintain a healthy weight. Some simple aerobics can include:• Jumping jacks• Jogging on the spot• Steps or stairs• Skipping rope https://bodyandhealth.canada.com/healthfeature/gethealthfeature/keeping-fit


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Cyber Health During COVID-19


Cyber attackers often take advantage of high-profile events. With many COVID-19 emails going around, it’s important that you are cautious with unsolicited emails, phone calls and text messages. Signs to look for can include urgent or threatening tones, spelling mistakes and the request of personal information. https://cyber.gc.ca/en/guidance/staying-cyber-healthy-during-covid-19


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Fun Activity for Oral Care


Engage with your kids about oral care with this fun activity! All you need is a few items that you can find at your local grocery store or pharmacy. http://www.cda-adc.ca/en/oral_health/teaching_resources/eggsperiment.asp


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COVID-19 & Your Mental Health


During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to nurture your mental health with regular self-care. Enjoy a phone or video call with a loved one, cook a healthy meal or try a new hobby. For support, speak with your doctor or local pharmacist. https://www.redcross.ca/blog/2020/3/taking-care-of-mental-health-during-covid-19?source_medium=twitter%2Fsocial&campaign=NO-FA&source_medium=twitter%2Fsocial&campaign=NO-EM


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