Talking about Mental Health and Dispelling the Stigma – A call to action #BellLetsTalk

Aaron Chy, BSc, BSc Pharm/PharmD. Candidate Mental Vs. Physical Health Let’s face it, nobody wants to feel sick. Whenever we feel unwell we’re always quick to look for a solution; we seek out medical advice, purchase medications, and maybe take a few days off work. We take time, rest and generally do everything we can…

Clearing the Air Pt 3: Prescription Medications and Combining Products to Quit Smoking

Aaron Chy, BSc, BSc Pharm/PharmD. Candidate So you’re thinking about quitting, and you’ve learned all there is to know about vaping and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products. What about prescription options, or maybe a combination of any of the above? Here we look at how these methods work, side effects and other considerations. As always, remember…

Clearing the Air Pt. 1: Is “vaping” healthier than smoking?

Aaron Chy, BSc, BSc Pharm/PharmD. Candidate “We get it, you vape” Since becoming internationally patented in 20071, e-cigarettes – also known as vaporizers or simply vapes have gained an impressive following in a short amount of time. From casual users to production quality videos showing smoke tricks (we’ve all seen them), the following for vape…

New Years Health Resolutions, Why Skipping Meals Shouldn’t be One of Them

Ahmad Chehade, PharmD. Candidate   “New year, new me!” Sound familiar? A common term tossed around throughout the month of January. Setting short-term goals, creating a vision,  and being motivated are key to achieving our goals throughout the new year.  However,  failing to come up with a  plan of action is usually the cause of…