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Get Those Flu Shots and Protect Yourself

It’s that time of year again… Flu season is just around the corner! It is important to take those extra steps to protect you and your loved ones from acquiring and suffering from the common flu.

The flu, commonly known as the influenza virus, can be caused by many different viral strains. Research is gathered and analyzed over the year allowing health care professional to develop a vaccine that will protect against the strains for that year. Therefore, it is so important for one to receive the flu immunization yearly once the flu season begins. Usually, this occurs during the fall months and ends by mid-spring.
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Pack Those Vitamins Into Your Lives

Are you constantly nagging your kids to consume more fruits and vegetables or take their vitamins? We at Woodland Pharmacy and Gore Pharmacy understand why and encourage our younger patients to do the same. With the new school year and change in weather, it is important to remember to have a well-balanced diet and remember to take those vitamins.
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The Benefits of Compression Therapy

Compression stockings are widely used in Mississauga and Brampton to improve blood circulation throughout the body to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events such as strokes, heart attacks and other venous disorders. Whilst they have been around for more than half a century, more recently there has been increasing evidence to support the benefits of compression socks for people of all ages including pregnant women to elderly people.
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Benefits of Lift Chair for Seniors

The number of Canadians aged 65 years and over is growing rapidly. In Ontario, the number of seniors aged 65 and over in Ontario is expected double, from 13.7% or 1.8 million people in 2009 to 4.2 million or 23.4%, by 2036. With aging populations, there has been a need to help older people to live more comfortably and safely in their own homes. This has resulted in an increased demand for lift chairs in Brampton, Mississauga and other areas within the GTA are rapidly increasing.
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Wheelchair Rental in Mississauga and Brampton

One in seven people in Ontario have a disability and this coupled with an aging population means that demand for wheelchair rentals in Mississauga, Brampton and other areas are growing. Renting a wheelchair is a popular option for a number of reasons when the length of use is unknown. Short-term wheelchair rentals are beneficial for use after an accident, procedure or illnesses. Rental options are an ideal and cost-effective solution alternate to the expense of purchasing a wheelchair.
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Advantages of Walkers

As the average age of living increases, people are striving to remain independent and mobile for longer. Through the use of technology and various aids, this dream is now becoming a reality for our aging demographic. Mobility aids such as walkers can help people live a more independent lifestyle while continuing with their daily activities to the best of their ability. Walkers are also useful for temporary purpose for those who have suffered from injuries or during recovery after undergoing various procedures. Similar to many areas, walkers in Brampton and Mississauga are becoming more popular amongst various populations including children to seniors.
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