Medicines articles

Herbs, Supplements, and Prescription Drugs

More than 12 percent of Canadians use complementary and alternative medicine services annually. As a result, many Canadians take natural … Continue reading...

Is that chocolate or ex-lax?

Have you heard stories about children mistaking the ex-lax in their parent’s medicine cabinet for chocolate and then suffering the … Continue reading...

Making the Common Cold Less Common

Herbal medicines have been researched for decades, and new evidence continues to be unveiled. Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) provides one example … Continue reading...

Consumer Confidence — at a Cost

Consumers can expect to pay more for natural health products in the coming years. But at least they’ll know what … Continue reading...

Spice It Up!

With the safety of traditional anti-inflammatory medicines recently being questioned, many individuals are turning to natural supplements for relief from … Continue reading...