Keeping your blood pressure stable is key to having good cardiovascular health. That’s why throughout the month of May, Hypertension Canada is raising awareness about what it means to have high blood pressure, the negative impact that it can...
The handling of heavy items is one of the leading causes of injuries both in and outside of the workplace for Canadians today – this includes but is not limited to the lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, holding or...
There are an estimated 1.1 billion smokers worldwide. Amongst Canadians, that accounts for approximately 6 million individuals. Coordinated by the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control, National Non-Smoking Week has been observed in Canada since 1988 and aims to educate Canadians on...
Dementia is a broad term used to describe a decline in mental ability. Alzheimer’s disease, for example, is a form of dementia. It is characterized by mild memory loss that progresses over time. Dementia by the Numbers 25,000 new cases of...
Thyroid Awareness Month | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Thyroid Awareness Month

2018 is right around the corner, which means so is the kick-off of Thyroid Awareness Month – an annual campaign that is recognized each year during the entire month of January. What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped...
Affecting as many as 2 million Canadians and 44 million Americans, osteoporosis is a condition that causes the quality and the density of your bones and bone tissue to deteriorate over time, leading to an increased risk of bone...