Pharmasave Smith Drugs

794 Colborne Street East Brantford, Ontario N3S 3S4 - View Map | Store Hours
Phone: 519.752.2892

Notes from the Pharmacist

February 2014 - Vaccinations: Not Just Kid Stuff!

Posted by Pharmasave Smith Drugs on Thursday, May 15, 2014

Vaccines have turned the tide against some of the most serious diseases, helping us to live longer and healthier lives. Many adults think that vaccines are just for kids, but unfortunately, the shots we get as children won’t protect us forever. Immunization rates for Canadian adults are quite low. It is important that adults get vaccinated too.

The truth is that shots given to you during childhood may not be enough to protect you now. Your immune system ages just like the rest of your body, ...

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December 2013 - 10 Tips for Holiday Peace of Mind

Posted by Pharmasave Smith Drugs on Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The holiday season, anticipated by most, promoted to the extreme by businesses, the media, and our society in general, often is a time of anxiety, depression or sadness for many. Even though the message of Christmas is love, many of us can become anxious or feel down due to various pressures. worries or unmet expectations. The holiday season can especially be challenging for those who are grieving or who are suffering with physical or mental health issues. "Peace on Earth may seem impossible ...

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November 2013 - Myths - The Influenza Vaccine

Posted by Pharmasave Smith Drugs on Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Autumn has arrived and officially launches the annual flu immunization program. Many myths have developed over the years regarding the influenza vaccine. This article is written to dispel some of the myths associated with the annual flu vaccination by providing the facts.

1. The influenza virus will give me the flu.

  • The virus in the Canadian vaccine is killed and cannot cause influenza.
  • The killed virus is in pieces and cannot recombine into a live virus.
  • The antigens (mainly hemaglutin and neura...

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*Please note that the content in 'Notes from the Pharmacist' is general information.

For specific information regarding these topics and your personal medical condition, please consult your physician*

Pharmasave Smith Drugs 

794 Colborne Street East Brantford, Ontario N3S 3S4 
Phone: 519.752.2892

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Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
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