There are two side effects of ibuprofen that can occur when you go to the toilet and could mean you have a serious kidney problem.
Several of the parties running in the Quebec election say getting everyone a family doctor isn’t a realistic goal. If that’s the case, what is the alternative? We asked doctors to weigh in.
Dr. Kieran Moore says the province peaked in total number of active cases the week of July 15, when roughly 16 to 18 cases a day were being identified through PCR testing, while now that is down to only about one a day.
Those living with a vitamin B12 deficiency could experience a certain problem with their heart.
As Canada’s doctor shortage grows, people are getting creative in their search for primary care. The Vancouver Island woman whose newspaper ad seeking a doctor inspired a copycat in Vancouver has found a family physician for her husband. But there are still millions without access to primary care.
ONE IN two people will develop cancer at some point in their lives. While this is a terrifying prospect, being able to get a prompt diagnosis can increase your chances of battling the disease successfully. Here are the “common” signs that could be pointing to five types of cancer.
STATINS provide a buffer against heart disease by stymieing the production of cholesterol inside the liver. Most people need to stay on statins for life. According to Doctor Paula Oliveira of Loxa Beauty, “suddenly” stopping statins can have grave health consequences.
“I have young kids, and if something were to happen to me, it would really be a disaster for them,” said Gary Shuster, who suffers from a rare metabolic disease known as CPT2 deficiency.
Doctor retention is a challenge for some rural towns in Nova Scotia, but Cheticamp, N.S., has managed to keep doctors around thanks to community roots and doctor supports.
Christopher took on the role of the Doctor when the much-loved BBC sci-fi series was revamped and relaunched in 2005. He appeared alongside Doctor Who companion Rose Tyler (played by Billie Piper) for one year before deciding to quit. Christopher was replaced by David Tenant and the Doctor has regenerated many times with Jodie Whittaker […]