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Feb. 12, 2016 Older adults step it up with fitness trackers, find Pharmacy researchers

Two thirds of adults over the age of 60 sit for more than 8.5 hours of their waking day.

This is a worrying fact for healthcare professionals, as many chronic illnesses seen in the elderly – illnesses like diabetes, osteoporosis, and hypertension – can be prevented with an active lifestyle and regular physical activity.

Feb. 1, 2016 School welcomes Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy for management textbook launch

In January, the School of Pharmacy was pleased to host Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Executive Director Dayle Acorn. CFP visited the School as a stop on a cross-country book launch of the first new pharmacy management textbook since 1988.

Jan. 26, 2016 Waterloo Pharmacy students organize national student conference

On January 6 Professional Development Week (PDW) 2016 welcomed hundreds of pharmacy students from across Canada to beautiful Niagara Falls. For the first time in history, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy had the honour of hosting PDW 2016, an annual conference for the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns.