Rising Skin Cancer Rates: What You Need to Know

Rising Skin Cancer Rate

The American Cancer Society’s latest numbers are absolutely harrowing: 87,110 new melanomas are expected to be diagnosed in 2017 alone, with 9,730 cases expected to be fatal. The rates of melanoma have been steadily increasing for the last 30 years, and Washington is no exception as it is now among the top 10 states for the highest rates of newly More...

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Medical Residents
By Desk of Editor On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Medical Residents’ Hours Set to Increase, But at What Cost to Safety and Health?

In 2011, first-year medical residents were not authorized to work any more than 16 consecutive hours at a time at their teaching hospitals. But, a new change is not only allowing up to 24 hours of work time, but More...

How To Sue Someone For Personal Injury
By Desk of Editor On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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How To Sue Someone For Personal Injury When They Didn’t Have Car Insurance

Although having some level of car insurance is mandatory in all 50 states, some people choose to drive illegally without insurance. It’s a universal problem: if you are hit by someone who is uninsured and they More...

Disability Benefits
By Desk of Editor On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Don’t Let Insurance Companies Deny You Disability Benefits

Have you been injured in an accident that has made you unable to work, that requires physiotherapy not covered by OHIP, or that could lead to ongoing issues like chronic pain? Do you have a physical disability that More...

Dealing with Trauma
By Tony Williams On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Dealing with Trauma – Benefits of a New Perspective

Those who doubt people can change have never undergone a serious trauma. Unfortunately, a change caused that way is almost never a positive thing. In most cases, it results in denial, sadness, anger and unexpected More...

Battling Arthritis
By Tony Williams On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Battling Arthritis

Sometimes it appears as if the mainstream media has no interest in any health problem that isn’t terminal or leaves a permanent damage on the body. While these are terrifying and deserve media coverage, significantly More...

Obesity
By Desk of Editor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Obesity: Not a one-size-fits-all approach

It’s a problem that’s often frowned upon; in fact, some people don’t even see it as a ‘real’ condition. However, like it or not, obesity is most certainly ‘real’ and has More...

most noble professions
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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How to Become a Doctor

Being a doctor is one of the single most noble professions that there is, saving lives on a daily basis is something that not all of us have the ability nor the capability to do. Those of you who do have the ambition More...

Autism Spectrum Disorder
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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ASD: The unproven treatments

It might be something that has garnered a lot of coverage over the years and it would certainly be fair to say that ASD has become much more understood through the world. Unfortunately, this definition of “understood” More...

By Desk of Editor On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Everything You Need To Know About Cancer Diagnosis But Were Too Afraid To Ask

A cancer diagnosis can be incredibly scary – not to mention life-changing. And when you have to go for that chat with your doctor, your mind will be full of thoughts and fears. But what can you expect from More...