Articles Tagged 'Health Matters'


6 Differences Between American ‘Drugstores’ and British ‘Chemists’

In Britain, one would pop to the chemist to tend to their everyday ailments, whereas in America, you’d swing by the more dangerous sounding “drugstore” to get your meds. In principle, the two serve the same purpose, but there are many differences between the British and American pharmaceutical experience. American drugstores moonlight as convenience stores The […]

Orlando Bloom

A Brit’s Guide to Health Matters in the U.S.: Learning the Lingo

As Brits quickly discover, there are huge differences between the American and British healthcare systems. For most people here, there’s no “free” health care in the U.S., but often, a mountain of paperwork involved with each doctor visit or procedure. What is not immediately appreciated is the equally huge difference in terminology, and if you’re […]