The Codeine Controversy – How Safe and Effective is Tylenol® #1 Compared to Other Over-The-Counter Products?

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate A Painful Dilemma Are you experiencing pain that just won’t go away despite taking medications like Tylenol® or Advil®? Perhaps a headache, migraine, swollen joint, or an aching muscle is keeping you up at night, or preventing you from participating in your daily activities.  You may be thinking about using…

Exercise Changes the Brain to Improve Memory, Mental Function and Mood

Aaron Chy, BSc General, PharmD Candidate The reality of mental exhaustion Ever find yourself at the end of a long, stressful day, so tired you can’t even think? Do you ever find yourself so overwhelmed that even the simplest task feels like a monumental challenge? Mental exhaustion can present itself in many forms, including fatigue,…

An Apple A Day: Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good For You?

Aaron Chy, BSc General, PharmD Candidate How ‘bout them apples? It seems like everywhere you look these days, there’s another health trend on the rise. From coconut oil to detox teas, many natural-based health remedies have become popular for their supposed benefits towards weight loss and chronic disease management. Apple cider vinegar is another popular…