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Medical Tests New Immigrants to Canada Should Be Aware Of
Moving to a new country can be a long and arduous ordeal; application processes, background checks, and medical tests can put a damper on eager individuals, but this isn’t without justification when deciding on Canada as being your new home.

Haadi Hafeez March 11, 2017
The Difficulty of Becoming a Doctor in Canada
The best way to get to a high level of education, such as becoming a doctor, is to start early. There are many university sites devoted to helping students do exactly that.

Justine Klettke December 06, 2016
Pharmaceutical Companies Influence on Doctors in Canada
Some may be familiar with pharmaceutical representatives that visit doctors on a weekly basis, often sharply dressed, smooth talking individuals who get to see the doctor as soon as they enter the clinic doors. Their main job is to inform and educate the in-house physician about the latest and greatest pharmaceuticals for the particular ailment they are tasked to promote.

Haadi Hafeez December 02, 2016
How to Become an Optometrist in Canada
When trying to enter the optometry field after being out of university for a while, a person will want to find an accredited institution. This must be accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education.

Justine Klettke November 17, 2016
New Oral Diabetics Therapies that can be offered to your Patients in Canada
Thankfully times are changing for the better, for patients and physicians alike, as drug researchers and manufacturers are well aware of the various shortcomings their drugs may inflict, and have made strides in ameliorating such concerns. The following are newly developed medications to help battle diabetes that is available now or possibly in the near future.

Haadi Hafeez October 12, 2016
Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction
Sudden headaches are something everyone deals with from time to time, and it is often a sign that your body is trying to communicate to you through the pain. While the majority of headaches are benign; sometimes, however, a headache can be due to something else entirely, such as is the case with Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction.

Haadi Hafeez October 01, 2016
Advances in Prenatal Screening
With the aid of modern medicine, doctors have a battery of prenatal tests that can be implemented, examining the health and wellbeing of the unborn child, giving parent’s ease of mind with the knowledge their baby is going to be okay.

Haadi Hafeez September 21, 2016
New STI Home Test Called Eve Medical Available in Canada
New company called Eve Medical will begin selling at home test kits for STI’s, such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, and HPV. The kit can be purchased online by female Canadians, where they will collect some personal information in order to set up a personal profile.

Justine Klettke September 11, 2016
The Importance of Mental Health at University
For many students, starting University signifies the beginning of freedom, self-discovery and exhilarating challenges. However, some of these challenges may serve as barriers rather than catalysts to happiness and success.

Monique Zizzo August 18, 2016
Structural Issues: Osteoporosis in Canada
You’re walking through a crowded hallway and someone accidentally shoves you against a wall. You hear a crack. When you get to the doctor, they tell you that your shoulder’s been fractured, and that, because of your age, it may be osteoporosis.

Terese Mason Pierre August 12, 2016
This Is Not A Drill: Advance Healthcare Directives
What if you got into an accident and ended up in a coma and on life support? What if you developed dementia and couldn’t remember your past life? What would you do? More importantly, what would you want your friends and family to do on your behalf?

Terese Mason Pierre August 03, 2016
Sneezing, Itching and Anaphylaxis, Oh My! The Truth about Allergies
Whether it’s nuts, shellfish, pollen or pet hair, many people have allergies. 2.5 million Canadians have some kind of allergy—including asthma, eczema and hives - which is the most common reason for trips to the emergency department. The rate of food allergies is increasing as well.

Terese Mason Pierre July 27, 2016
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