March is Pharmacist Awareness Month, a great time to have a checkup to make sure you are getting the most out of each of your medications. Your Super Thrifty pharmacist can provide you with all the information and tools that you need to take your medication as your doctor has prescribed. If you ever have any questions about your medicine, just ask.
Have you ever locked yourself out of your house? Reached for your wallet and realized you've left it at home? Misplaced your car keys? Congratulations, you're human and it is very human to forget. But forgetting your prescription medication can have very serious consequences. Your prescription is designed to help you recover and stay healthy in the future, it's important that you take it according to the directions given.
Here are some tips to help you keep your meds on track:
Heart disease and stroke are responsible for 27 per cent of deaths in Canada every year. It's therefore crucial for us to take action to foster heart healthy habits. Up to 80 per cent of early heart disease and stroke can be prevented by adopting healthy behaviours including eating a healthy diet and exercising.
While homeowners have had more than 25 years to learn and appreciate the life-saving benefits of working smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms are a relatively new addition.
Like smoke alarms, replacing old CO alarms is also important. Over time, dust and cooking smoke can obstruct sensors, potentially affecting their performance.