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Philip Smith - Owner Since: 1989

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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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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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