Thursday, October 1, 2020

Sepsis

When you develop an infection, the body will typically release chemicals into the bloodstream to try and help fight it. However, when your body’s...

The Physical Symptoms of Mental Illness

In any given year, as many as 1 in 5 Canadians are affected by mental illness either directly or indirectly, and it is said...

Asthma Risk Factors, Treatment and More

Asthma, a breathing condition that affects both children and adults, currently affects an estimated 3 million Canadians (that’s just under 10% of the Canadian...

What Are Antibodies?

When bacteria, viruses and other types of microbes invade your body and try to make you sick, your immune system kicks into gear and...

Why You Might Still Feel Tired Even After Sleeping

While sleep requirements can vary slightly from person to person, it’s typically recommended that we get at least 8 hours of sleep each night....

How Wildfire Smoke Can Harm Your Health

2020 has already been an incredibly difficult year for the world thanks to COVIF-19; and while the virus is still having a major impact...

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every day, an average of 10 or more Canadians will die by suicide (and an estimated 4,000 will die each year), while an even...

Reducing Back-to-School Anxiety

For some kids and teenagers, returning to school can also come along with a lot of stress and anxiety. In many cases, that back-to-school...

September is Acne Awareness Month

Acne is a common skin condition that affects as many as 5.6 million Canadians. Among those cases, 80 to 90 percent are teenagers, while...

Colon Cancer

In wake of the untimely passing of actor Chadwick Boseman at the age of 43 from colon cancer, many people – especially those who...