Do you take three or more medications regularly? Do you feel like your medications aren’t working or that you may be experiencing side effects? Do you have diabetes? A MedsCheck with your pharmacist may be for you.
Do you know someone taking opioid medications? Then you should have a naloxone kit in case of accidental overdose. In Ontario, naloxone kits are available free of charge at participating pharmacies, thanks to the Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies.
There is much going on in the nation’s capital, but people on Parliament Hill took time this week to honour an esteemed Canadian, Canada’s newest Nobel laureate. Donna Strickland, a professor of physics at Waterloo, received a wide and warm welcome in Ottawa Tuesday, from Rideau Hall to the House of Commons, and including a reception celebrating her achievement. Strickland won the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 for developing chirped pulse amplification.
Last week, students, staff, and faculty from the School of Pharmacy supported local service organization Ray of Hope in delivering two events - preparing a hot lasagna meal and providing a rest stop for the annual Coldest Night of the Year walk.
Not many magazines reach the age of 50 but since September 1968, the University of Waterloo Department of Chemistry has published Chem 13 News, a magazine for teachers of introductory chemistry worldwide.