A Kelowna man, Kerry Laramee, recently spoke out about his terminal lung disease as a warning to other workers who may be exposed to certain toxic materials in the workplace – and he wants others to be aware and...
Were you on Air Canada flight 879 on Monday, February 12th? If so, you may have been exposed to the measles virus. According to Peel Public Health, they were able to confirm a case of measles in an infant...
Just like adults, children can also experience a decline in their mental health – most commonly depression and anxiety. For many parents, it can be hard to identify when a child is in crisis. Not as a result of...
For many Canadians, the winter season is often the time of year they’ll opt to trade in the cooler weather for warmer, tropical temperatures. However, as one Windsor, Ontario couple recently learned, that beach vacation could turn out to...
Coffee may no longer be something people just drink to get its energy boosting, mind-sharpening effects. According to a recent study published by the Journal of Environmental Psychology, its aroma may also be enough to improve our cognitive function. To...
In a recent article published by CBC this week, health experts warn about the dangers of using cotton swabs. While cotton swabs might seem harmless and are quite commonly used by many individuals, family physicians in Dr. Ali Ghahary, and...
As many as 60 people in both Canada and the United States have fallen ill, and 2 have died, after consuming what is believed to be E. coli tainted romaine lettuce. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and...
As many as 62 cases of a mysterious neurological polio-like illness have been diagnosed across 22 different states in recent weeks, with up to 90% of those cases being children. The illness, known as acute flaccid myelitis or AFM,...
According to health officials, flu season is already off to a mild start in Canada in comparison to last year, which saw as many as 5 to 10 times more detections of cases of influenza and as many as...
STDs – also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases – are on the rise in North America, with the United States at the forefront of an alarming rate of diagnosed cases of chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea, this according to a...