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CPhA Blog

August 13, 2012
Reducing Sodium: Don’t Take Warnings with a Grain of Salt

One could almost follow the headlines to chart the sad story of Canada’s commitment to reducing sodium – a known risk factor for hypertension, heart attack and stroke.

July 31, 2012
Behind the Scenes at the Council of the Federation

So what’s it like up close to the nation’s leaders, or I should say, the nation’s leaders minus the Prime Minister? It is a bit like a tea party without Dad, or an orchestra without a conductor.

July 16, 2012
Cuts to Refugee Benefits: CPhA Leads the Fight

Reforms to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) came into effect June 30, radically changing access to health care in Canada for refugees.

June 25, 2012
CE Changes Coming

Pharmacists should be aware of two CCCEP changes that affect CPhA’s CE programming.

May 15, 2012
Helping Your Patients Quit

Smoking cessation is one of the most effective medical interventions.

April 30, 2012
Dispensing Knowledge in a Bottle

Patients may not realize the fee a pharmacist charges with each prescription covers much more than just that medication.

March 29, 2012
Federal Budget: Good News for Pharmacists and Patients

Federal budget makes non-dispensing professional fees exempt from GST/HST.

March 20, 2012
OxyContin Discontinued – Resources for Managing Patient Therapy

As a result of OxyContin being discontinued, pharmacists may have questions about managing a patient's therapy.

March 5, 2012
Drug Shortages: Global Problem Hitting Home

The recent announcement by manufacturer Sandoz that it is suspending production of several drugs has drug supply issues back in the spotlight.

February 22, 2012
Practice Changes Across Canada

What's happening in pharmacy and health care coast to coast.

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