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What are NSAIDs and COXIBs? Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a class of medication used to treat the pain and inflammation of arthritis. They do not contain steroids, hence the name “non-steroidal.” NSAIDs are a very large category of medications, some of which you can obtain without a prescription, such as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) (e.g., Aspirin®, […]

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  Guardian, I.D.A. and Remedy’sRx pharmacies have come together to make a difference in the communities in which they operate. Over 75 stores and pharmacies have worked to make the holiday season a lot merrier for families across the country gathering close to $30,000 worth of toys for the “Toys for Tots Canada” charity. “Our independent […]

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How to Tell the Cold and the Flu ApartSuffering from a cough, stuffy nose, and sore throat? One thing’s for sure—you’re sick, but what exactly do you have? Will it last only a few days, or is it something more serious? Here’s a useful guide that breaks down the differences between the flu and the […]

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Get the Facts about the Flu ShotThe flu is a serious disease that can lead to illness, hospitalization, or even death. Anyone can get the flu. Your best defence against getting the flu is to get the flu shot.Does the Flu Shot Work?The flu shot helps your body to build up its defences, making you […]

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