Most of the time when you come down with a common cold, it is the result of a virus. Symptoms such as sneezing, sore throat, coughing, runny nose, nasal congestion and sinus pressure can be treated with over-the-counter medications...

Pink Eye

Not only are the eyes some of the most important structures of the body, as they can help us visualize things…but they are also some of the most sensitive, says Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician from Vancouver. To keep...
If you’ve ever been faced with a health crisis, the first thing you want to do is find out all there is to know on your diagnosis. To do this, many patients tend to turn to Google for information –...
Whether you’re a morning person or not, it’s always important to establish and stick to a healthy, everyday routine. By having a regular routine, you’re not only more likely to be productive, but it can also have a positive...
While sometimes a prickly and rather uncomfortable or embarrassing topic of conversation, hemorrhoids – also referred to as ‘piles’ – are actually more of a common occurrence than you might realize. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins that develop in the...
Whether you suffer from an acute or chronic respiratory condition, you could benefit from seeing a Respiratory Therapist – also known as an RT. Respiratory Therapists work in a wide range of settings, including acute-care hospitals and emergency rooms,...
2018 saw a mixed bag of health headlines, though there were many of them. Below is a look of some of the biggest topics that made news this year, how they directly impacted Canadians, along with some helpful tips...
According to health officials, flu season is already off to a mild start in Canada in comparison to last year, which saw as many as 5 to 10 times more detections of cases of influenza and as many as...
If you want to lose weight then you have to be willing to make certain lifestyle chances, including improving the foods you eat as well as getting regular physical activity. But it's is also about much more than that....
Exercise is something we should all engage in in order to stay healthy. By getting regular physical activity, we reap a lot of benefits associated with it. It can help with weight loss, can decrease fatigue, can reduce your...