Hives: Not just a quick fix

Hives are itchy, raised bumps (also known as welts and wheals) that appear on the skin after expos­ure to any­thing the body sees as for­eign. The med­ic­al word for hives is urticaria. It is derived from

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Online Booking brought to you by Genbook

Effective now you can book your own appoint­ments online! There is a new page added to the site called “Appointment Bookings”. Clicking the “boo­know!” but­ton will take you to the self-ser­­vice book­ing page. You can also

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Giving your liver the love it needs

Hopefully the sus­pense of how to take care of your liv­er prop­erly has not been driv­ing every­one crazy! I for­get how busy the fall can be with get­ting back into our reg­u­lar sched­ules. The liv­er with its

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Canada Day survival guide

Canadians have a repu­ta­tion of being “ tame ” — but are we truly ? I have atten­ded many Canada Day parties/​barbecues/​fireworks dis­plays, and I don’t think we are always that com­posed. In fact, I have known many a Canadian to get really excited, and

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Just common sense

A patient walks in feel­ing tired. Do they need: A nutri­tion­al check An explor­a­tion of blood work A refer­ral to a psy­cho­lo­gist for their inab­il­ity to deal with stress A good night’s sleep All of the

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