Pharmasave Smith Drugs

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

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July 2012 - Skin Health During the Summer

Posted by Smith Drugs on Tuesday, July 3, 2012,

Photo-protection is a key preventative health strategy based on evidence that sunscreens can help to reduce the risk of skin cancers and other skin damage. Avoiding the sun completely is unrealistic for most people, so the regular use of a sunscreen is a useful compromise. Sun exposure is a factor in the development of three types of skin cancers. Basal cell carcinoma, the most common skin cancer, is caused by the exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. It affects fair-skinned individuals ...

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April 2011 - Cancer

Posted by Smith Drugs on Thursday, April 5, 2012,

Cancer will attack over 173,000 of us this year. It does not discriminate. It has taken our brothers and sisters, our mothers and fathers, our children and friends. Here are some brief facts about the common cancers. In all cases testing is required for diagnosis.

Colorectal Cancer
May not cause any signs or symptoms in the early stages because the lower abdomen (stomach area) has lots of room for a tumour to grow. Symptoms often appear once the tumour causes bleeding or blocks the bowel.

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Pharmasave Smith Drugs 

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

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Sundays and Holidays: Closed

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