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Coping with kidney stones

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms out of substances in the urine and can occur anywhere in the urinary tract, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. In this issue, we take a look at how this condition is diagnosed and treated.

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Dealing with fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes aches and pain all over the body. It is a chronic (ongoing) condition of pain, stiffness, and usually fatigue. The condition affects several million people, and is usually diagnosed in middle age, although symptoms may start at an earlier age. It usually occurs in women, but men and children can have it as well.

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Don't let frostbite get under your skin

Staying warm during our Manitoba winters is not just about comfort; it's also required for safety. That's why it is very important for everyone to have a good understanding of the potential dangers associated with being unprepared for being outside in the cold.

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Ear infections

Have you ever wondered why infants and toddlers seem more likely to get ear infections during the fall and winter months? As it turns out, there is a perfectly good reason why children between six months and three years of age are more prone to ear infections at this time of year. There are also some steps you can take to help protect your child from developing one.

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Unfreeze that shoulder

When people have a frozen shoulder, the tissue around the shoulder joint gets thick and tight causing stiffness and pain, and making the shoulder hard to move. Here is what you need to know to help ensure you recover from this injury as soon as possible.

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