“I’m pregnant. Should I get the flu shot?” A quick word on mercury and safe injections.

Seunga (Jasmine) Han, PharmD Student With flu season being just around the corner, we’ve been covering various topics regarding the flu shot, such as what influenza is, how we can prevent it, why we need the flu shot, and the differences between the flu, the common cold and the stomach flu. Continuing this series, today’s article…

Medical Marijuana in the Management of Multiple Sclerosis-Related Spasticity and Pain

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Student Hashing Out the Evidence in Multiple Sclerosis  Today’s article is a continuation of our series examining the current evidence behind medical marijuana in the management of various medical conditions. So far, we have discussed its use in chronic pain, cancer, and ADHD. The focus of today’s article is the safety…

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…