Ask the Pharmacist – measles

Q. I am hearing much about measles recently. What exactly is measles and should I be concerned? A. Just as we have passed the peak...

Ask the Pharmacist – Rare Disease Day

Q. I heard someone mention that February 29th referred to as Rare Disease Day. Can you explain what constitutes a rare disease and what...

Ask the Pharmacist – importance of fibre

Q. Last week you mentioned that one of the ways to help prevent constipation is to have a lot of fibre in the diet....

Ask the Pharmacist – Impaction

Q. My son had diarrhea and vomiting and later was unable to urinate for more than 24 hours. I was worried he was very...

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 – 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...

Ask the Pharmacist – Coping with the Holiday season

Q. I try to have a positive outlook and lead a healthy lifestyle year long, but I find myself struggling over the festive holiday...

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...

Ask the Pharmacist – Folliculitis

Q. I am told I have folliculitis on my skin. What exactly is that and how do I get rid of it? A. First off,...