Keep your family safe: Get rid of unused prescription opioids

(BPT) – Want to help keep your family and community safe? Get rid of any unused prescription opioids that may be in cabinets, drawers or anywhere else you store medicine. What are opioids? Prescription opioids are powerful, pain-reducing medicines. You can find them in pill forms, syrups or even prescription patches. Commonly prescribed opioids include […]

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Antidepressants May Double Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

In Canada, we live in one of the most beautiful countries on this planet — we should be happy, right? The sad reality is, Canadians are among the world’s heaviest users of antidepressants. With approximately 9 percent of the population taking at least one mood-boosting drug, it’s clear that we’re abusing these medications. What effect […]

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Do You Take Cold-FX? You May Have Been Misled Under False Pretenses

Medicine has come a long way over the past few decades, offering advances that have saved millions of lives and continue to support longevity and vitality. In many cases, drugs are used to target short-term symptoms, ensuring a faster recovery — accounting for a multi-billion dollar industry. When you purchase over-the-counter (OTC) medication, you trust […]

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Low-Income Seniors in Ontario Had Less Access to Newly Approved Drugs

There has always been a divide between higher and lower-income class individuals in terms of opportunity, as those with money tend to have more advantages in life. Based on a new study, it appears that wealthier seniors in Ontario were given access to newly approved drugs 1.5 times more often than poorer seniors. Income Inequality […]

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New Experimental Drug Shows Surprising Effects on Alzheimer’s

For years, individuals and families have been victims of the degenerative disease known as Alzheimer’s. Science has come a long way and although there are treatments to manage some symptoms, there isn’t a cure. We have most certainly made some incredible progress in the past, but nothing that would possibly reverse symptoms – well, until […]

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