Multivitamins and Cardiovascular Health

David Poon, BSc Immunology and Infection, PharmD Student Do You Know Someone Taking a Multivitamin? I do and chances are you do too! Multivitamins contain vitamins and minerals, but in varying quantities depending on the manufacturer and product line. People taking a multivitamin generally take it for overall health and well-being. Others have it recommended…

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…