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Corticosteroids | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids come in many different forms. They can be taken orally, used topically, inhaled, or even injected. Additionally, are also known as being systemic or localized. Systemic steroids are...
Understanding Cholesterol | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Understanding Cholesterol

Cholesterol is made by your liver and is a type of fat that is found in your blood. We also get cholesterol from some of the foods we eat,...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Dr. Ali Ghahary

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In Canada, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. It is estimated that as many as 26,300 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this...
Protecting the Spine | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Protecting the Spine

Since 2012, World Spine Day has been recognized on every continent in the month of October and has become a major focus in helping raise awareness surrounding back pain...
Pneumococcal Pneumonia | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Pneumococcal Pneumonia

There are many different types of pneumonia – a very serious infection affecting the lungs – that individuals can be diagnosed with. These include hospital-acquired pneumonia, community-acquired pneumonia, walking...
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

According to the Canadian Women’s Health Network, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (known more commonly as PCOS) affects anywhere from 6 to 10 percent of women. PCOS is a hormone-related disease...