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Q&A: How to Safely Remove Earwax and Healthy Hearing Advice

If you haven’t given much thought to earwax, you are probably with the majority! For the most part, earwax is a pretty healthy thing. If you need to remove earwax, make sure you are doing it safely! Q-Tips® are the mainstay to remove earwax – but are they the best thing for your ears? Read…Read Full Post

Q&A: Corticosteroids and Eczema

Depending on the severity of your eczema, you may need a combination of prescription treatment options and some natural ones: like diet, exercise, a good moisturizer and paying attention to what products you use. A common over-the-counter (non-prescription) product is 1% hydrocortisone. It can used for itch, bites, inflammation and even eczema. We sat down…Read Full Post

Polysporin® Eczema Essentials® 1% Hydrocortisone: A Review on Use, Safety and How Well It Works

Hydrocortisone cream is a common corticosteroid treatment used for different skin conditions. Depending on the strength, it can exists as a both a prescription and non-prescription (over-the-counter) product. A popular non-prescription item is Polysporin® Eczema Essentials® 1% Hydrocortisone cream which is marketed for the treatment of mild eczema. Fast Fact: Currently in Canada both 0.5%…Read Full Post

E-Cigarettes – Are They A Tool To Quit Smoking?

The iconic image of coffee and cigarettes is subtly being replaced by coffee and vaping. Welcome to the 21st century. Read on to figure out if you want to welcome this new industry with open arms or get more informed. Quitting smoking is hard. Traditional methods to help you quit smoking include: Nicotine Replacement Therapies…Read Full Post

Vitamin D – A Bone’s Best Friend?

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is an important vitamin that often gets overlooked.  It is a fat-soluble vitamin meaning it is better absorbed when you eat it with fat and can be stored in the body’s fatty tissue.  It helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to build…Read Full Post

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