Using Turmeric to Help Arthritis

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Student Osteoarthritis1 Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders worldwide. It can affect any joint of the body, but most commonly targets the spine, hands, hips, or knees. OA can be divided into two categories: Primary OA is when one experiences OA without any specific cause, which is commonly…

Vitamin D: Cancer, Heart Disease, Bones and Mental Health

Choi Chung, RPh, BScPharm Most people in Canada are considered vitamin D deficient given the long winters. Deficiency is associated with certain bone conditions, certain forms of cancer, heart disease, and mental health related conditions1,2,3,4. The amount of vitamin D you should get can vary anywhere from 400 IU to 1000 IU based off of…