7 ways pets improve your health
Pets improve our mental health such as improving our self-esteem and providing us with a sense of purpose. Find out how an animal can help enrich your wellbeing.
Why you should take your dog to work
Pets can be loyal, loveable – and good for your health. That’s why, on International Take Your Dog to Work Day, people take their canine friends to the office.
Cat and dog allergy
Allergies to cats and dogs are common, and symptoms can be severe. Learn more about how to live with a pet allergy.
A PET (positron emission tomography) scan is an imaging test used to diagnose certain diseases. Find out what the scan involves and how it works.
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Living with dementia
Receiving a diagnosis of dementia can be difficult. At first, you may not notice anything different, but over time dementia can make it more challenging for you to complete everyday tasks.
Loneliness and isolation
Everyone feels a sense of loneliness and isolation at times. Learn why you may feel this way, how it affects your mental health and how to deal with it.
Passive or second-hand smoking occurs when a non-smoker involuntarily breathes in smoke from other people's cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes.
Campylobacter infection causes gastroenteritis, but most people recover in 1-2 weeks with rest and fluids. Learn about symptoms and treatment here.
Good personal hygiene is important and will prevent you and your children from picking up or spreading germs and infectious diseases. Take these steps to avoid getting sick.