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Top stories of 2020: COVID-19 and mental health. Pandemic particularly hard on women, parents and younger adults

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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital, in collaboration with Delvinia, a leading global research technology company, released the inaugural results of a new national survey series. Read more

Top stories of 2020: COVID-19. Pharmacists on the frontlines. Jane Xia – “It is time for us to be resilient, disciplined, and compassionate.”

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I recently celebrated my 23-year anniversary since immigrating to Canada from Wuhan, China. Read more

Top stories of 2020: A common cold could be the solution to COVID-19. Do we really need masks?

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Why does COVID-19 affect people so differently? Why is COVID-19 much less severe in children than adults? Why does the virus get exponentially worse in older adults, particularly those over 60? Read more

WTF: What The Flu?! Top 5 things to know about flu shots during COVID-19

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Interest in influenza immunization is at an all-time high, with a third of Canadians indicating that they’re more likely to get their flu shot this year due to COVID-19. Read more

Infographic. Is it flu…or COVID-19?

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Pharmacists are ready to offer an unprecedented number of flu shots this year. But what if your patients think they have the coronavirus? Read more

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in the news. Alberta pharmacists led the way

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Select pharmacies in Alberta have begun administering COVID-19 tests for those who are asymptomatic and have no known exposure to the virus. Read more

Infographic. Is it flu…or COVID-19?

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A patient comes in complaining of a runny nose and sneezing. She's worried she may be suffering from the COVID-19 virus. Read more

News: Shoppers Drug Mart to run its own medical clinic

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Shoppers Drug Mart has opened its first managed medical clinic, in Toronto, Ont. This is to be the first of three expected to open in the Greater Toronto Area. Read more

COVID-19 and flu season – Overcoming patients’ flu shot fears in the pandemic era

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Ever get tired of hearing people say they don’t want the flu shot because it made them sick? Read more

Rx metrics – The first six months of COVID and pharmacy finances

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Earlier in the year, we reported on the economic implications facing pharmacists and pharmacies during the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more