Ask the Pharmacist – Vitamins

Q. Can you review the various vitamins our body needs, the benefits they provide the body and the foods we can find them in? A....

Ask the Pharmacist – supplements

Q. After reading the column about the lack of proven benefits to taking a fish oil supplement, I wonder if you can let me...

Ask the Pharmacist – fish oil supplements

Q. I have been taking fish oil supplements for many years and I cannot recall why anymore. Can you remind me what fish oil...

Increased Influenza A activity on the rise

Elevated Influenza A activity has prompted Grey Bruce Public Health to underscore the importance of receiving the flu vaccine. Surveillance data indicates a surge in...

Ask the Pharmacist – New Year resolutions

Q. I would like some tips to help me stay on track with some New Years Resolutions I have made. I know this topic...

Southwestern Ontario Isotope Coalition welcomes new partners at inaugural meeting

The Southwestern Ontario Isotope Coalition (SOIC) marked another significant milestone  as it recemt;u welcomed new regional collaborative partners at its inaugural meeting. Coalition Chairs—the...

WES for Youth Online uses OTF Grant to advance Mental Health E-Counselling

In November, MPP Lisa Thompson met with representatives from WES for Youth Online to formally congratulate them on work done as a result of...

Non-profits – a built in solution to the affordable housing crisis

It’s December, a festive season for many. But as temperatures plummet across the province, the life and death realities faced by homeless and under-housed...

Bruce County offering recruitment incentives for long-term care in Walkerton

      Bruce County is now recruiting Registered Nurses for its long term care home in Walkerton. Long Term Care RNs do very important work in our...

Ask the Pharmacist – Dermatitis

Q. I have an intensely itchy head with a red rash and white specks on my hair that brush out very easily. I have...