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3 Simple Tips To Help Deal With Stress At The Pharmacy

It’s no secret that pharmacies are often busy places. And over the years, the role of pharmacists has continued to expand. From administering vaccines to prescribing medications, the profession has evolved. Staying alert and focused is essential in a fast-paced pharmacy. So it’s not surprising that many pharmacy professionals report high levels of stress. In …

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It’s National Celery Month! 5 Ways This Versatile Veggie Improves Your Health

Happy National Celery Month!   Over the years, nutrition has become a major concern for patients. From fad diets to varying workout regimens, many of us are looking for ways to be healthy. When patients pick up their prescriptions, they often have questions for their pharmacist. For example, how it will affect their health and …

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Active Listening: Part 2

What Makes an Exceptional Listener?   Exceptional listeners understand two things: the different types and stages of listening. Types of listening involve your motivation for listening. Stages of listening are all about how we receive and process the message. Types of Listening    There are many different subtypes of listening. Most conversations are a mix …

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Pharmacist Burnout: How to Banish Stress and Stay Healthy

Understanding Pharmacist Burnout    Pharmacy life can be stressful. During the past several years, the profession has seen some changes. Some good, some a little more challenging. Pharmacists being able to give vaccines, for one, was good. Tighter regulations from Health Canada, for another, were stressful for some. Then, of course, there’s COVID-19; the biggest …

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