Saturday, October 24, 2020
Health Cold & Flu Season

Cold & Flu Season

Health Officials: Flu Season Off to Mild Start

According to health officials, flu season is already off to a mild start in Canada in comparison to last year, which saw as many...

Sinusitis Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Your sinuses make up your upper respiratory tract from your nose all the way to your throat. They are located in your forehead (known...

The Difference Between Colds and Sinus Infections

Symptoms of common colds and sinus infections can be very similar. For example, both may result in nasal congestion or runny nose, sinus pressure,...

Influenza: Who’s Most at Risk?

As many as 12,000 Canadians – primarily seniors and children – are hospitalized due to the flu each year. According to a recent report done...

Finding Relief for a Persistent Cough

A sore throat and cough are usually the first sign of a common cold. While a sore throat will usually taper off after a...

Could the Flu Increase the Risk of a Heart Attack?

According to a recent study, having the flu and other respiratory viruses could increase the risk of heart attack. Toronto scientist, Dr. Jeff Kwong, who...

What to Do When the Flu Strikes

Flu season typically runs from November through April, though it can strike at any time and leave you feeling under the weather for days...

Letting Nature Take Its Course

When you’re fighting a cold or have the flu, it’s not uncommon to hear the phrase “let nature take its course.” While some patients...

How to Stop Flu Germs from Spreading

While this year’s flu season may have finally reached its peak, family physician Dr. Ali Ghahary, along with other healthcare professionals and organizations all...

How to Prevent and Treat Contagious Strep Throat

If you’ve ever had strep throat, then you know how painful it can be. In fact, people often liken the pain of strep throat...