Generic vs. Brand Name Drugs | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Generic vs. Brand Name Drugs

If you’ve ever had a prescription filled in Canada or anywhere else across North America, then there is a strong likelihood that that medication you are taking (or have...
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Risk Factors | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS, is a condition that occurs in otherwise healthy infants as the result of spontaneous cessation of breathing during sleep. SIDS Statistics SIDS is...
How to Avoid Accidental Injury | Dr. Ali Ghahary

How to Avoid Accidental Injury

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30,000 people suffer from accidental injuries each year, while the World Health Organization says 5% of individuals die...
Sporting Events Linked to Spikes in Blood Pressure, Anxiety

Sporting Events Linked to Spikes in Blood Pressure, Anxiety

High-stakes match-ups happen in sports all the time – from the NHL’s Stanley Cup to the CFL’s Grey Cup, and grand slam tennis. Now, with the NFL Super Bowl...
Who Gets Shingles and Why? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Who Gets Shingles and Why?

If you’ve ever had the chickenpox then there’s a strong likelihood that the chickenpox virus, known as the varicella zoster virus, is still in your body. This virus can...
How Much Sodium is Too Much? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

How Much Sodium is Too Much?

Most snack foods, fast food and other processed foods are high in salt. Back in 2012, Health Canada released industry guidelines in effort to help reduce the amount of sodium...