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Why do teenagers tend to get acne?
Why do teenagers tend to get acne?
An estimated 85% of teenagers will deal with acne at some point. Learn the causes, and common treatments.

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How to prolong going bald
How to prolong going bald
Losing your hair can be a jolt to your self-esteem. Learn the causes of baldness, and how to prolong it from happening.

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What’s your mole telling you?
What’s your mole telling you?
Moles are small, usually dark skin growths that appear all over the body. The average adult has 10-40 moles, so there’s usually nothing to worry about if you have a few yourself. Moles are most often benign, meaning they’re non-cancerous. But, they can also be a warning sign for the most dangerous type of skin…

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What’s the best treatment for acne? Ask a dermatologist.
What’s the best treatment for acne? Ask a dermatologist.
Skincare is an important aspect of health and wellbeing that’s so often overlooked. Learn more about how to treat acne.

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What Canadians should know about a second wave of COVID-19
What Canadians should know about a second wave of COVID-19
If opening up the economy means a higher risk of getting sick, is there anything we can do to prevent a surge in the number of cases? Here’s everything you need to know

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Six tips for bringing your staff back to the office safely
Six tips for bringing your staff back to the office safely
As businesses reopen, employers need to transition staff to the office carefully. COVID-19 is a numbers game. Follow these guidelines to create a well-rounded strategy. 

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Strange COVID-19 symptoms in kids: Kawasaki syndrome & “COVID toes”
Strange COVID-19 symptoms in kids: Kawasaki syndrome & “COVID toes”
While kids are at lower risk of becoming seriously ill if they catch COVID-19, there are some worrying symptoms popping up that every parent should look out for.

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Should I vaccinate my kids during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Should I vaccinate my kids during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The pandemic has changed everything leaving many wondering if it's safe to take our kids to get vaccinated during COVID-19.

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How to plan for getting COVID-19
How to plan for getting COVID-19
No one wants to get COVID-19. But with restrictions easing, scientists are predicting a second wave. Here's how to plan for getting sick with COVID-19.

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I’ve been diagnosed with cancer. What questions should I ask?
I’ve been diagnosed with cancer. What questions should I ask?
A cancer diagnosis is an emotional time. Here’s a list of questions to ask your oncologist for a well-rounded view of your case.

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Tips for navigating your oncology treatment
Tips for navigating your oncology treatment
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is life-altering. There’s a lot of information to process all at once, and it can be difficult to know where to start. With the help of oncologist Dr Barrett, we’ve put together some tips for navigating your diagnosis. 

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