Saturday, October 24, 2020

Keeping Your Lungs Healthy

October is Healthy Lung Month. This is celebrated to raise awareness on the various types of lung conditions that can occur in individuals, as...

Common Disorders of the Respiratory System

With this year’s wildfire season being one of the worst that British Columbia has seen, it’s no surprise that there is an increase in...

Liver Disease on the Rise in Canada

According to the Canadian Liver Foundation, liver disease is on the rise, and what once affected 1 in 10 Canadians now affects an estimated...

Join the Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

There are over 100,000 Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease, with as many as 6,600 new cases of Parkinson’s being diagnosed each year. Canadian actor,...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease that affects over 100,000 Canadians to date, with over 6,000 Canadians being diagnosed each year. The average age of...

Hepatitis C Treatment Now Available to All B.C. Residents

In an announcement made on Tuesday, the British Columbia government said that individuals diagnosed with chronic Hepatitis C would be provided full access to...

Possible Link Between Alzheimer’s and Daytime Drowsiness

According to a recent study done by Prashanthi Vemuri, an associate professor of radiology with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, adults who find...

World Lymphedema Day

You might be wondering what the word “Lymphedema” means, but it's actually more common than you realize, as millions of individuals from all over...

What is Graves Disease?

An American talk show host recently announced that she’d been diagnosed with Graves disease, but what is it, exactly? According to the Thyroid Foundation of...

The Impact of Having a Rare Disease

Approximately 8% of Canadians are diagnosed with a rare disease. Rare Disease Statistics Rare diseases can occur in both children and adults. Currently, there are more...