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The Medicine Shoppe at 4277 Kingsway is home to a diverse clientele of patients, including an increasing number of patients who arrived in Canada as refugees. The area is a popular place to settle for those new to B.C.

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We need to motivate our patients to lobby on our behalf. Tell our patients when we find an error with the written prescription that the doctor, dentist, naturopath, nurse practitioner has written and that we are here to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

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B.C. pharmacists are calling on provincial Health Minister Adrian Dix to press the federal government and Health Canada to put in place legislation or regulations to restrict the U.S. importation of Canadian drugs.

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BCPhA CEO Geraldine Vance writes to congratulate the new grad class, and speaks about the future of pharmacy.

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Methadone is a racemic mixture, and different formulations may have different ratios of enantiomers. It makes sense that people who had been previously stable on a particular ratio of enantiomer don’t experience the same therapeutic benefits with a different ratio.

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Vaccines are essential health measures to protect patients from severe diseases that are preventable. While everyone is in agreement that communicable disease prevention is of utmost importance in children — leading to the virtual elimination of all immunization-related barriers for this age…