Virtual pharmacies provide unique benefits for older Canadians

With TELUS Health’s new app-based Virtual Pharmacy service, users are able to fill prescriptions online, set up automated refills, have prescriptions delivered directly to their door, and set up private virtual video meetings with registered, Canadian pharmacists.

Canada fails to vaccinate seniors

For COVID, older people need specific vaccines at a higher dose. Only 5% of those in special care homes get these doses. It is a big mess.

Morning anxiety and the Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR)

Morning anxiety is common for people with and without anxiety disorders.

Gluten sensitivity & hidden gluten. What to know.

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Immunity 101-Making Sense of your Natural Defense

We all know about the importance of our immune systems – especially given recent events. But understanding more about the immune system can help you to take charge of your wellbeing and protect your health!

Preventing hip fractures: a key to healthy aging

Sticks and stones can break my bones – and so can aging. Risk of osteoporosis, a disease characterized by low bone mass and deteriorating...

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Participating in a clinical trial in Canada

If you take any daily medications, or you’ve taken any medications, they’re the result of clinical trials. The pandemic has resulted in most of us...

What you need to know about prediabetes

What is prediabetes? Prediabetes means you are on your way to get full-blown type 2 diabetes — unless you do something about it now. Prediabetes...

Yukon moves to protect seniors from shingles virus

CanAge, Canada’s National Seniors’ Advocacy Organization, is applauding a recent announcement made by the Government of Yukon that the best-in-class shingles vaccine (Shingrix) is...

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