Summer Spoilers: How to Prevent the Top Summer Injuries

Posted by Jessica on 20-Aug-2018 10:47:00 AM

Warm weather and longer days mean BBQ's, hikes and more.  With more activities in the great outdoors, there is a higher risk for injuries, illnesses, and infections.  In fact, 30% of all Canadian injuries occur in the summer months, more than any other season.  Here are some tips to prevent common summer activity injuries to keep your sunny days going in full swing and prevent summertime sadness...

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Topics: Healthy Living, Summer

Know the Signs & Symptoms of Heart Disease

Posted by Jessica on 18-Jun-2018 8:50:00 AM

 

Being prepared and knowing what heart disease signs & symptoms look like can be the difference between life and death.  Find out more below:

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Topics: Ultrasound, Men's Health

What you need to know about Prostate Cancer

Posted by Jessica on 4-Jun-2018 8:30:00 AM

 

Canadian men have a 1 in 7 chances of being diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. This ranks prostate cancer as the 4th most common form of cancer in Canada. Thankfully, routine screening allows for 70% of diagnosis to be of early stage (I and II) detection. Here’s what you need to know:

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Topics: Ultrasound, Men's Health

What is Breast MRI and Why Would I Need One?

Posted by Andrew on 12-Mar-2018 10:36:32 AM

A Breast MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging) utilizes strong magnets and radio waves to create  highly detailed pictures of the inside of the breast.

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Topics: MRI, Breast Imaging, Patient