Wednesday, July 1, 2020

What’s Making You So Tired?

Close to 4 million Canadians suffer from insomnia – a common type of sleep disorder that can make it difficult for one to fall...

Your Body Temperature and What It Means

On average, the normal body temperature is approximately 37°C (98.6°F.) However, this can fluctuate and vary from person to person, and one’s normal body...

When Do You Need Antibiotics?

When you develop an illness, such as a viral infection (i.e. a common cold) or have a superficial wound (like a cut or scratch),...

Ear Infections

Ear infections are a type of bacterial infection that are most common in children, though they can also affect adults. There are two common...

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...

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....

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...

COVID-19: Where Does British Columbia Go from Here?

If the numbers are any indicator (and judging by the new models that were recently released by the Ministry of Health this week), then...

How to Stay Healthy While Working From Home During COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, we’ve had to make a lot of major changes in our lives in a short period of time. From social distancing...

Chest Pain: Is it a Heart Attack?

Chest pain can feel different for anyone who experiences it. The pain may be dull and persistent, or it can grab you and be...