December 2019Health tips

Can our friendly antibiotics become our foes?

Does a sneeze or cough send you reaching for self-prescribed antibiotics? Trying to fight the common cold or flu by taking leftover prescription medication can be dangerous, including adverse interactions with other drugs.

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Questions about disposing of your medication can be answered by your local pharmacist, such as those in the Proxim outlet at the Jewish General Hospital.
August 2019Health tips

Don’t just flush your old medications – dispose of them properly

If you haven’t organized your medicine cabinet in a while, don’t delay; your expired or unused drugs need to go. Opioid abuse can occur in homes where unused drugs are discovered and consumed by children.

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