What is the Association of Aspirin Use with Cardiovascular Events and Bleeding Events in Individuals Without Cardiovascular Disease?
This new analysis was done to bring together the total evidence on aspirin in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease now available in a mixed population
I've prepared a 2-page summary of Quit Smoking medications including some of the newer therapies. Summary includes evaluation of the current evidence, adverse effects and other practical considerations.
In its first scientific statement specifically aimed at reviewing statin harms, the American Heart Association (AHA) concludes that the benefits of these commonly used drugs greatly outweigh the risks.
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) - New Federal Regulations Come Into Effect November 1, 2018 for Healthcare Practitioners
The company is expanding into Canada. It's an interesting mix of various technologies and platforms that exist today.
CONCLUSIONS: ∆9-THC was measurable in a majority of breast milk samples up to ∼6 days after maternal marijuana use.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Marijuana is the most commonly used recreational drug among breastfeeding women. With legalization of marijuana in several US states and a 1990 study in which authors documented psychomotor deficits in infants breastfed by mothers using marijuana, there is a need for information on potential exposure to the breastfed infant. Our objective with this study was to quantify cannabinoids in human milk after maternal marijuana use.
Teva Canada Limited is voluntarily recalling Teva-Valsartan/HCTZ 80/12.5 mg, 160/12.5 mg, 160/25 mg and 320/12.5 mg tablets. Teva Canada is proceeding with a Type I recall of the lot numbers noted above to the Retail Level with the knowledge of Health Canada.
I just recently discovered that HealthForceOntario pays for my subscriptions to these evidence-based services!!!
During the valsartan recall, have you been billing a P.O.P to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care?
The Ontario government is projecting a surplus of more than $600 million this fiscal year ending March 31, 2018. The 2018 budget is projecting a deficit of $6.7 billion -- or approximately 0.8 per cent of GDP.
Diabetes Pharmacists Network by the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC) has an awesome 2-page practice tool for pharmacists counselling on SGLT2 inhibitors.
The proposed amendments would change the 35 maximum days supply of a prescription dispensed for OW recipients, regardless of age, to 100 days.
Interesting Fact: "Health Canada reports that from June 2016 to June 2017 — the first year in which medical assistance in dying (MAID) was legal in Canada — a total of 1,982 individuals received an assisted death. Of those, just five were self-administered deaths."
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