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Dual Diagnosis and Mental Health

You’ve most likely often heard the term “dual diagnosis" but may not be familiar with what the term actually means. “Dual diagnosis” is the term that is used when...
Summer Sunshine and Skin Cancer | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Summer Sunshine and Skin Cancer

In any given year, an estimated 80,000 cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in Canada. Last year, an estimated 7,200 Canadians (4,000 men and 3,200 women) were diagnosed with...
4 Crucial Steps for Improved Mental Health | Dr. Ali Ghahary

4 Crucial Steps for Improved Mental Health

As a family physician in Vancouver, Dr. Ali Ghahary doesn’t just advocate for patients to take care of their physical health, but he also urges the importance of taking...
Hepatitis Awareness Month | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Hepatitis Awareness Month

Along with Vision Health Month and Hypertension Awareness Month, the month of May is also designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month. Hepatitis is a type of virus that attacks the...
Hypertension Awareness Month | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Hypertension Awareness Month

Keeping your blood pressure stable is key to having good cardiovascular health. That’s why throughout the month of May, Hypertension Canada is raising awareness about what it means to...
Tobacco’s Impact on Your Health | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Tobacco’s Impact on Your Health

This year’s focus of World No Tobacco Day, which takes place at the end of May, will be on the impact that tobacco use has on cardiovascular health. As...