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As early as the 1950s, addiction care in the form of opioid maintenance treatment was on the radar of British Columbian officials. It was a simple but revolutionary concept that suggested supplying addicts with drugs to alleviate the…

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Lyme disease (LD) in North America is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb). Bb is transmitted in BC by Ixodes pacificus and I. angustus, a blacklegged tick found in valley regions of Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland, the Sunshine…

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Mostafa Elhennawy is pharmacy manager of the Seabird Island Pharmacy in Agassiz. Prior to this role, Elhennawy spent years working in remote northern BC communities such as Bella Bella, Terrace and Hazelton. Building a rapport with…

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Anoop Khurana, associate owner and pharmacy manager at the Shoppers Drug Mart located at Hastings and Slocan in East Vancouver, last year began offering a rare clinical service to further enhance care for his many diabetes patients…