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It’s a deadly allergy, but to medicine. You don’t know you have it until it’s too late.

Imagine you get a prescription for a new medication. You take it exactly as directed. You are quickly engulfed in a rapidly-escalating health emergency. Severe adverse drug reactions (ADRs) happen to more than 200,000 Canadians each year. A small team at St. Paul’s Hospital is leading a mission to help people cope with the devastating damage ADRs can leave behind and to identify those most at risk.

‘Snot what you think

Chronic rhinosinusitis is a serious disease that affects 12 per cent of the North American population. St. Paul’s Sinus Centre has developed a unique treatment that could cure it.