Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tips to Help You Stay Healthy This Fall

Fall (or “pumpkin spice season”, as some like to call it), is right around the corner. Summer is nearing its end, the days are...

Flu Season

As flu season is now in full swing, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician at Brentwood Medical Clinic in Burnaby, British Columbia, will see...

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...

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...

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...

Different Ways to Relieve Nasal Congestion

One of the worst things about allergies or the common cold is the nasal congestion that’s often associated with them. When you can’t breathe...

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...

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...

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...

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...