Health and Safety
New option available for men with advanced prostate cancer
With Proper Safe food handling and preparation practices.
Essential defense tips to protect eyes and skin from the sun.
Speak with a financial advisor to gain knowledge about your banking institution’s deposit account insurance coverage options.
Preventing foodborne illnesses
Speaking up about a menopausal condition affecting sexual intimacy.
Stepping up health care: New report
New treatment for advanced breast cancer patients improves quality of life.
Heart healthy habits for a long and prosperous life!
Relief for winter’s dry and irritated skin.
New insulin therapy options are available to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia.
Of opioid addiction requires access to broader treatment options.
COPD and lung attacks are serious health issues often overlooked.
What every cancer patient should know about chemotherapy.
A new cancer screening blood test could be the difference between life and death.
Get relief from overactive bladder symptoms with new treatment options.
Take control of your life and your arthritis symptoms.
Busy school schedules can be hectic but managing medical care has never been easier with new technology.
Get your motor running for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease awareness.
A simple conversation can go a long way in protecting your loved ones from atrial fibrillation related strokes.
Stop suffering alone and get relief from vaginal atrophy symptoms
Simple and convenient ways to protect your skin.
Taking the guesswork out of insulin management with new advancements.
Simple food handling tips to reduce foodborne illnesses.
Learn the golden rules to avoid adverse effects of health-related products.
With new advancements to improve overallmobility
Register your wishes and give life to those in need through organ donation.
Against pain and put sleepless nights to bed.
How getting in control of inflammatory bowel disease changed one man’s life
Managing heart health is easy with a few tips to decrease your risk of high blood pressure
The importance of being fully informed about serious heart conditions like atrial fibrillation
How kick starting the body’s immune system to increase survival rates of metastatic melanoma among skin cancer patients
How a simple conversation about colon cancer screening can save your life.
Wake up your immune system with new treatment options to fight back against Vasculitis.
You wouldn’t dream of going to the beach without sunscreen but two thirds of us don’t feel the need to protect our skin against the winter sun even, as the layers come off during the warmer winter months.
Thanks to important flu fighting tips to help you fight back this flu season.
Why routine vaccination for pneumococcal disease is necessary even in seniors.
Tips that will leave you soaring past joint and arthritis pain.
This cold and flu season with natural supplements.
With a proper management plan to reduce chronic lower back pain
New found freedom for diabetes patients with tolls that automatically deliver insulin.
Equip yourself with the diverse menopause symptom management options
Why dropping the ball on prostate health is no laughing matter.
Improving blood sugar and renal impairment in adults with type 2 diabetes
Did you know gastrointestinal side effects from osteoarthritis treatments can lead to more than a sore stomach?
Daily nutritional tips to manage your arthritis
Understanding narcolepsy symptoms to improve alertness.
Improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes through new advancements
From the risk of meningitis with the broadest coverage available.
Learn how to reduce aches and pains caused by inflammation with a natural approach.
How a targeted approach helps manage cancer.
Targeting a new way of life.
Learn about the damages of not wearing sunglasses and the effects it has on your golf game.
Life can get hectic sometimes especially for men over 45 need but four simple lab tests could prevent future diseases.
Prevention of bone complications for advanced prostate and breast patients.
The lasting physical and emotional effects of a stroke can take a large toll on patients as well as family members with many stroke survivors needing to learn how to walk, talk and perform basic daily activities all over again.
Face-to face communication with your doctor for patients in remote regions
When being overweight becomes more than just an inconvenience.
Doctor shares tips on what to expect after a cancer diagnosis
Patients open up about living with cancer.
New technology allows hearing aids to be placed deep inside the ear canal, making it invisible to the eye.
Typically thought of as an older persons’ disease, arthritis is anything but.
Jane Seymour sheds light on atrial fibrillation and AF-related stokes.
Each day, we take about 20,000 breaths. For people living with lung disease, each breath can be a struggle.
Unless action is taken now, one in three people will be living with diabetes or prediabetes by the end of this decade.
Lower back pain might be ankylosing spondylitis - a chronic inflammatory form of arthritis that affects the spinal joints.
Management of multiple sclerosis made simple.
How caring for your kidneys can lead to a healthier heart
It’s cold and flu season and as such, it’s important to keep your immune system strong. Getting plenty of rest, eating a balanced diet and getting exercise help but is there something more you can do?
Is it the result of a fast paced lifestyle or a sleep disorder? Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that often goes undiagnosed.
Many women feel tired on a regular basis. Is it due to a hectic lifestyle or an iron deficiency?
Juggling adult ADHD with demands of your family, work and social life takes a balanced plan.
With help from a nurse develop a plan to quit smoking
Reducing the risk of COPD with tips like quitting smoking.
The New Year; it’s a time for making resolutions and new beginnings. But if you’re one of the many smokers who resolved to quit this New Year’s and have since gone back to smoking, you are not alone.
Fad diets promote radical changes in eating habits or lifestyle. While they may allow you to lose weight quickly, they’re difficult to stick to over time and inevitably the weight goes back on.
Weathering the Christmas Peak in COPD “lung attacks”
Whether you’re a professional athlete, recreational sports enthusiast or simply a fan, quitting smoking can help.
Tears are a natural lubricant that keeps the eyes moist, but most importantly they offer protection against bacteria and other irritants. When the eye fails to produce the right amount or quality of tears, Dry Eye can result.
Simplifying stroke prevention for those with atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes the heart to beat very fast.
Many of us take our skin for granted only worrying about the occasional pimple, age spot or wrinkle. For those with psoriasis, simple skin concerns like these would be a dream.
Characterized by sudden acute attacks of intense pain, redness, swelling and tenderness of a joint – gout is a severe form of arthritis. Overtime attacks can become more frequent and severe, often starting in the big toe and moving into other joints, such as the ankles, knees, wrists, elbows and fingers.
When it comes to safe sex, boomers are not always practicing what they preach to their children.
It could actually be a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease, otherwise known as GERD. Find out more
Dispelling the myths of childhood immunization for today’s skeptical parents.
Immunization is one of the best ways to avoid getting the flu yet the fear of needles causes many people to avoid it. There are alternatives to the typical flu vaccine.
Living with osteoporosis made simple.
There are now alternative treatment options for patients who develop a resistance to, or are intolerant of prior treatment options for CML.
A milestone birthday, a new addition to the family, an illness – whatever the inspiration, a pivotal moment in a smoker’s life can be the motivation to help them finally quit smoking for good.
Depression and pain are closely related. In fact, many patients experience physical symptoms such as headaches, back pain, and general aches and pains.
It takes on average, six quit attempts before achieving success. But with the wide range of counselling services, self-help materials and medicines available today, smokers have more tools than ever to help them achieve their goal of becoming smoke-free.
Effectively treating hyperhidrosis or excessive perspirations.
Tips for maintaining sufficient iron levels before, during and post pregnancy.
New research is making the recovery process from stroke a little easier to manage.
Taking the guesswork out of sun protection.
A unique approach to diabetes management for people living with type 2 diabetes works by mimicking the body’s natural response to food by stimulating the release of insulin only when blood sugar levels are high.
Quitting smoking can be contagious. Recent research reveals that when one person quits smoking, it can have a ripple effect on friends, family members and co-workers.
While there’s no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, new treatments offer patients the opportunity for an improved quality of life, including the possibility of remission.
Sandra Rinomato, renowned realtor and host of Property Virgins, and air quality expert Brian Stocks, take you on a room-by-room tour to improve the air in your home.
When it comes to your eyes, it’s important to guard against glare and the damaging effects of UV-rays.
Teen shares his experience with a serious blood disease and explains what it takes to live life to the fullest and become a Hemophilia Hero.
In a seizure emergency time from seizure onset to initial treatment is critical.
Marc Saltzman talks about technological advancements and plug and play diabetes software that will allow patients instant access to blood glucose results.
What you need to know to reduce your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
A paradigm shift in the diagnosis and treatment of a certain type of lung cancer is improving the odds for patients facing this disease.
Kidney disease is an incurable illness if left untreated and unmanaged. What you need to know for proper kidney health and the diseases risk.
Actinic keratoses are small little rough spots on the skin that often develop because of sun exposure – if left untreated they can lead to squamous cell carcinoma which is the second most common type of skin cancer.
Most women wouldn’t think twice about talking to their doctor about hot flashes, mood swings or trouble sleeping. But there’s another common problem many women are too shy or embarrassed to talk about – even with their doctor.
Treatment options for girls and young women for preventing cancer causing strains of cervical cancer.
Understanding how to manage diabetes with the recently updated Conversation Maps™ tool.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension, PAH is a serious lung disorder that affects 10,000 Canadians. The availability of a convenient treatment offers Canadians a new option.
A report from the Canadian Thoracic Society reveals chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD is a lung disease that costs the Canadian health care system up to 1.5 billion dollars each year
New hope for Canadians whose initial kidney cancer treatment has failed.
Mario Lemieux shares his experience with AF a little known yet serious heart-related illness.
Natural health products sold in Canada are regulated and a simple check of the label will help you make an informed choice.
New vaccine program offers broader protection against stronger strains of bacteria responsible for pneumococcal disease in children.
Psoriasis is often under-treated or the same therapy is continued despite little or no improvement. Know when it’s time to move on with a new treatment option.
Tis the season for colds and flu. Recognizing the symptoms of sinusitis and other common winter illnesses.
New cases are being diagnosed at an increasing rate... as many as 20 Canadians every hour, every day.
The Good Day/Bad Day national art contest depicts the bad days -- prior to diagnosis -- and how those bad days became good days once patients received the proper treatment and support for their rheumatoid arthritis.
The inner design of your body starts with a strong foundation. Preventing Osteoporosis.
The annual cost of chronic pain, including medical expenses, lost income and lost productivity is estimated to exceed $10 billion and this doesn’t include the social costs.
Diabetic Retinopathy, or DR, is a serious eye condition that can lead to blindness. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, speak with your optometrist.
Simple and effective steps to take to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence.
In an effort to raise awareness about psoriasis, Laura Reed is sharing her personal story.
Atrial Fibrillation is a life altering heart condition. Ways to cope with the ailment.
84 per cent of hepatitis A cases in Canada are not directly linked to travel. How to stay healthy right here at home.
Juggling career, family, and household responsibilities can take a toll on women’s health.
Cold and flu season is upon us and this year is expected to be a particularly bad one with the H1N1 virus in high gear. Tips to boost the immune system and help keep your family healthy.
Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is most commonly associated with intense chronic fatigue and joint pain and can interfere in a person’s ability to perform routine tasks, such as walking, getting in and out of a car, or even getting dressed.
Signs of Atrial Fibrillation, such as a rapid or irregular heartbeat, may not last long but people who experience a sudden onset of these symptoms – particularly if they are older and have high blood pressure should consult with their doctor.
Orthomolecular medicine is a scientific approach to balancing the body with substances found naturally in it through diet and nutritional supplementation such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids and essential fatty acids.
The economy is showing some signs of recovery, but for those with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, uncertainty about the future and residual stress from the last several months is taking a toll.
If you have itchy skin and aching joints, you might have psoriatic Arthritis. An inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis, symptoms include pain, swelling and redness of affected joints.
When Cecile Comeau’s breast cancer returned, her last option was to join a new clinical trial. Five years later she is proud to say she has celebrated another birthday and is looking forward to many more.
Atrial fibrillation, or AF, is a serious heart disorder characterized by an irregular or rapid heartbeat and is one of the most frequent causes of stroke.
Inflammatory bowel disease includes two similar yet distinct conditions, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and typically strikes in the prime of life, between the ages of 15 and 35. There is no cure for IBD, but medication and surgery can help control it.
PGA tour player Ian Laggett believes you have to cover the basics to stay at the top of your game – and one of those basics is eye health.
Why recent research looking at weight loss and cholesterol is generating interest amongst doctors and consumers alike.