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Oh me, oh my, I think I have a stye

Noticed a little bump on your eyelid that seemed to appear out of nowhere? Well that just might be a stye. A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a small, red, painful lump near the base of your eyelash.

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Dental Infection
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What is a dental infection?

There are many types of dental infections, but the one we will discuss here is a tooth abscess. A dental infection occurs when bacteria gets into the dental pulp. This is the innermost part of your tooth that contains blood vessels and nerves.

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Back pain—Is it just a part of getting older, or is there something you can do?

Back pain is one of the most common chronic conditions that Canadians suffer from. Did you know that 4 out of 5 adults will experience at least one episode of back pain in their lives?

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Depression Help
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Thinking about getting help for depression?

Did you know that about 8% of adults will experience depression at some point in their lives? Everyone goes through periods of unhappiness and we all throw around the word “depressed”, but what does it truly mean to be depressed?

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The dreaded diaper rash

If you’re a parent, then you have definitely heard of the dreaded diaper rash. If you see a red rash developing on your child’s bottom it is probably one of the first things that comes to mind!

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The time for ticks is here

In the midst of a pandemic summer we are all spending so much time outside, but did you know that spending time in wooded areas or areas with tall grass and bushes may put you at risk of getting bitten by a tick?

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