When visiting an emergency room, an RN (Registered Nurse) is often the first point of contact that you will have with a medical professional. Aside from emergency rooms, RNs can be found in many different healthcare facilities – such as...
With an increasingly steady percentage of Canadians struggling with obesity, it is important to raise awareness and learn about all of the positive ways to ensure you are leading a healthy lifestyle. Obesity, a result of excess body fat...
According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30,000 people suffer from accidental injuries each year, while the World Health Organization says 5% of individuals die from their injuries – many of which can be avoided. The...
For many Canadians, the winter season is often the time of year they’ll opt to trade in the cooler weather for warmer, tropical temperatures. However, as one Windsor, Ontario couple recently learned, that beach vacation could turn out to...
In today’s day and age, it’s hard to escape social media – particularly if you have a computer, tablet or smartphone. More than half of Canadians have at least one social media app on their devices or knows someone...
When it comes to taking care of your body, there are many different things that Dr. Ali Ghahary suggests doing to improve your quality of life. Below, Dr. Ghahary has compiled some simple and easy-to-follow health tips that everyone...
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 care of their mental health, too. Even if you don’t...
Winter Safety Tips

Winter Safety Tips

With winter just a couple of weeks away and Christmas not too far behind, here are some tips from Vancouver family physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, to help you prepare for the holidays. As temperatures start to drop, this can pose...
If you’ve ever suffered a concussion, your risk of developing Parkinson’s disease could increase anywhere from 56 to 83 percent - this according to a new study done by Dr. Raquel Gardner, an assistant professor of neurology with the...
Allergies can happen to anyone, and they can occur year-round. Everything from dust allergies, to food allergies, to pet allergies – they’re all very common. But did you know you could also be allergic to tattoo ink? There are many...