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More of Your COVID Questions Answered | Dr. Ali Ghahary

More of Your COVID Questions Answered

Even though we’ve seen a significant decrease in the number of newly reported cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia (therefore continuing to flatten the curve, which has allowed our...
Testing for COVID-19 | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Testing for COVID-19

When COVID-19 was first on our radar, only those who had become severely ill or individuals who were close contacts of those already diagnosed with the virus (such as...
Dangers of Tobacco Use | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Dangers of Tobacco Use

Nearly one in five Canadians are smokers – which is equal to close to approximately 6 million people – while there are an estimated 1.1 billion people who smoke...
Risk Factors Associated With High Blood Pressure | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Risk Factors Associated With High Blood Pressure

Nearly one in five Canadians between the ages of 20 and 79 have hypertension – another name that is used for high blood pressure. It is normal for our...
COVID-19 Q&A: Our “New Normal” | Dr. Ali Ghahary

COVID-19 Q&A: Our “New Normal”

While British Columbia’s state of emergency has been extended for another two weeks (and into the foreseeable future) along with social distancing measures also remaining in place (i.e. keeping...
How to Differentiate Between COVID-19 and Allergies | Dr. Ali Ghahary

How to Differentiate Between COVID-19 and Allergies

Spring is here and so is allergy season, but with COVID-19 also in full effect (and despite the decreased number of cases being reported in our province), this somewhat...