Sunday, October 25, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

Finding Relief for a Sore Throat

The common cold and flu can cause a number of symptoms – everything from a runny nose to nasal congestion, sneezing and coughing –...

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...