Archive for August, 2010

Teens and Drug Abuse – Information to make healthier decisions

Teen Drug Abuse Help At Your Fingertips
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Featured Condtion/Disease: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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The end can never really justify the means

By Cristina Alarcon, The Province, July 25, 2010
Last week, Canadian Army captain Robert Semrau was convicted of disgraceful conduct in the shooting a badly wounded Taliban insurgent in Afghanistan. But a military panel acquitted him of murder.

The court martial in Gatineau, Que., had been told by an eyewitness that Capt. Semrau “could not live with himself if he left an injured human being — and that no one should suffer like that.”

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Pharmacy Plan will Hurt Quality Control

By Cristina Alarcon, Special to Coquitlam NOW, August 13, 2010
Next time you walk into a drugstore, you may want to ensure your prescription has been properly filled and checked by a real apothecary — a pharmacist, that is.

And if you or your loved ones are on a complicated medication regime and technicians are doing the final check on your medicine, then perhaps you ought to be signing a consent form.

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Featured Condtion/Disease: Cystic Fibrosis

We are featuring a childhood/infant disease or condition informational post every other Friday.  Today’s topic is Cystic Fibrosis.

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