24 Sep 2019
Omega-3 supplements are a great way to include healthy essential fatty acids in your diet. Many people will take an omega-3 supplement to improve a certain aspect of their health, such as heart health, brain health, rheumatoid arthritis, and dry eye disease. But, do omega-3 supplements work for [...]Read more Omega 3 Supplements – What can they do for your health?
15 Aug 2019
One of the most used pieces of equipment in the Super Thrifty Pharmacy compounding lab is our Electronic Mortar and Pestle. Mixing is an extremely important part of the compounding process. If a compound is mixed improperly, you may end up with uneven drug distribution throughout, leading to [...]Read more Compounding – The Perfect Mix
12 Aug 2019
Pets can get sick just as people can, but you can’t communicate to your pet the importance of taking medicine. If you are a pet owner, you know how hard it can be to give medications to animals. Whether it is taste, swallowing issues, or just plain aversion, you have no doubt found yourself [...]Read more Compounding For Pets and Animals
15 Jul 2019
Keeping kids safe from the harmful effects of sun damage to skin is very important. Some estimates are that kids are likely to receive 80% of their lifetime sun exposure during the first 18 years of life. One study estimated that regular use of sunscreen before age 18 would reduce the lifetime [...]Read more UV Protection, Now and for the Future
10 Jul 2019
Summer in Manitoba provides so many opportunities to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. It also provides a wide array of annoyances like mosquitos, swimmers itch, poison ivy, prickly heat rash and sunburn to name a few, which can all leave us itching and scratching.Read more Itching for Summer?
5 Jul 2019
Everyone should have a first aid kit readily available in case of an emergency this summer, whether you're at home or on the road. Here are a few affordable suggestions for essential first aid products that you may want to pack in your kit when you head out to enjoy the great outdoors.Read more Six Items That Should Be On Your Summer Packing List
4 Jul 2019
Summer brings us outside to enjoy the pleasures and benefits of the great outdoors. Detracting from that pure pleasure is the knowledge that there were an estimated 81,700 cases of non-melanoma skin cancer predicted in Canada for 2013. We can protect ourselves against skin cancer, one of the [...]Read more Choosing the Right Sunscreen
5 Jun 2019
The motivation behind making sunscreen from scratch, other than cutting costs, is ingredient control. While it makes sense to be concerned about what chemicals could be absorbed into your skin, it’s important to remember that all sunscreens go through rigorous Health Canada testing before being [...]Read more Don’t Get Burned – The Dangers of DIY Sunscreen