Strep Throat

There's An End In Sight To The Horror Of Flesh-Eating Disease

Jason Tetro | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

It's a scenario straight out of a horror movie. You start with a normal bout of strep throat and figure you're going to have to deal with that week-long stretch of pain and difficulty swallowing. But after a few days, things get much worse. You are diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, better known as flesh-eating disease.

A Rare Strep Infection Caused This Woman To Become An Amputee

The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Living

"This is it, this is the life I was given."

The Growth Of The Online Mattress Industry

Leah Morrigan | Posted 03.16.2017 | Canada
Leah Morrigan

The North American sleep industry is being turned on its head. Traditional brick-and-mortar coil mattress bed stores now compete with a growing online mattress trend driven by sleepers who research their buying decisions and make purchases based on social media and online reviews, and not by awkward 15-second lie-downs on bare mattresses in public.

Easy Ways To Tell Your Baby Has Strep Throat

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Parents

Because even infants can get the infection.

Surefire Ways To Tell When Your Child Has Strep Throat

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Parents

And how to make sure the rest of the family doesn't get it.

Signs Your Kid's Sore Throat Is Strep

The Huffington Post Canada | Katie Dupuis | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Parents

Be on the lookout for tell-tale symptoms of this painful (but common) illness.

How Long Is Strep Throat Contagious?

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living

Watch that cough!

11 Things You Need To Know About Strep Throat

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Living

If you've had strep throat, you know exactly what it feels like: that awful sensation in your esophagus that feels like you've swallowed needles. ...

How to Stay Healthy at Your Holiday Party

Jason Tetro | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg The holiday party is a tradition of the season. Thanks to germs, however, some of those memories may be less than pleasant. Infections are best spread in a crowd and the presence of a single person can lead to spread to some or all of the people in attendance. There are however, a few ways to minimize the chances for acquiring an infection and most are fairly easy to follow.