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Why Everyone Should Consider Getting A House Call

Why Everyone Should Consider Getting A House Call

We encounter many people reminiscing the "good old days" when it was normal for doctors to make house calls with their black medical bags. It was convenient and comfortable, and…

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STI Testing: How Often Do I Need To Get Tested?

STI Testing: How Often Do I Need To Get Tested?

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are on the rise, yet many sexually active people aren't getting STI testing regularly or as often as they should. Many people don't know how often…

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How To Be Happy At Work

How to Be Happy At Work

The words "happy" and "work" are often considered contradictory and many people simply accept that as a fact and wait until their next vacation. I, on the other hand, have…

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How To Prevent Cataracts

How To Prevent Cataracts

What are cataracts? Cataracts occur when proteins collect in the normally clear lens in your eyes, resulting in a cloudy white opacity and blurred vision. They¬†usually develop slowly and can…

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Five Steps To Making Successful New Year’s Resolutions

Five Steps to Making Successful New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Day is coming up and you know what that means, right? New Year's Resolutions! It's the time to make ambitious goals to change your lifestyle and improve your…

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Your Family Doctor Is Like A Pair Of Shoes

Your Family Doctor Is Like A Pair of Shoes

The Family Doctor Many people choose their family doctor for the following reasons: "The clinic is close to me." "My family member uses the same family doctor." "He/She was the…

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Alesse Product Recall

Alesse Product Recall

If you are taking Alesse 21 or Alesse 28 as your form of birth control, please read this carefully, as there has been a Alesse Product Recall because of faulty…

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How Do I Get My Vitamin D Tested?

How do I get my Vitamin D tested?

Vitamin D testing has not been covered by provincial health care in Alberta since 2015. Alberta's provincial guidelines state: Because vitamin D supplementation in the general adult population is safe…

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What Is A Nurse Practitioner?

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

Most people understand the role of a Registered Nurse, but many misunderstand the role of a Nurse Practitioner. Each province and state has different rules for what Nurse Practitioners can…

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What’s The Difference? Family Nurse Practitioner Vs Family Doctor

What’s the Difference? Family Nurse Practitioner vs Family Doctor

Each province and state has different rules for what Nurse Practitioners can do. In Alberta, a nurse practitioner is comparable to a family doctor. We are independent health professionals with…

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Why I Make House Calls

Why I Make House Calls

A lot of people ask me why I make house calls. It's certainly not a lucrative career choice, but it is very rewarding.¬†People around the world are worried about how…

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How Do I Prevent A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?

How do I prevent a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?

If you're a woman, chances are that you've had a urinary tract infection (UTI) before. You recognize the uncomfortable symptoms of the bladder infection (needing to urinate frequently and usually…

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To Screen Or Not To Screen For Breast Cancer?

To Screen or Not To Screen for Breast Cancer?

Canadian guidelines for screening for breast cancer have changed over the years. What do the current guidelines recommend? If you're age 49 and under, there is no evidence to support…

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The Road Less Travelled. Is Owning A Start Up Right For You?

The road less travelled. Is owning a start up right for you?

The road less travelled is often considered the harder road... the undesirable road... the riskier road... the lonelier road. On the other hand, it may lead to adventure rewards change…

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Confessions Of A Sugar Addict

Confessions of a Sugar Addict

I have a guilty secret. Despite being a healthcare provider and a health advocate, I have been battling my addiction to sugar for most of my life... as in I…

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