As many of us head to warmer climes for the winter, it is important to keep a few things in mind.
Here, six things snowbirds should keep in mind before they take flight.
1. Make sure to know your province's rules for keeping your health...Read More»
Alcohol is a fine example of the adage that it's "the dose makes the poison."
Many of us have heard that drinking alcohol in moderation is recommended for heart health. And, yes, for middle-aged and older adults, when consumed in moderation, it can be...Read More»
A trip to the ER is never planned and always stressful so it's not a bad idea to prepare yourself for an unwanted visit. Here, four tips to help you...Read More»
Lyme disease affects the elderly and those with serious health problems. Here, some ways to protect yourself.
In the past few years, Lyme disease has...Read More»
Technology may have created a major dependency on our smart devices but it's also changed the way we detect and treat various illnesses.
One of the most...Read More»
Error and misdiagnosed diseases affect nearly 25 per cent of Canadians. Here, five ways to avoid potentially devastating medical mistakes.
Almost any symptom can indicate something serious, but it doesn't mean it necessarily is. For example, back pain is benign 90 per cent of the time, but it...Read More»
Many of us have witnessed family or friends who become quite confused or agitated when in the hospital. This can be disquieting, as patients may be...Read More»
Recent studies have shown that the link between your weight and health is more complicated than simply calculating your BMI.
Body Mass Index (BMI), a...Read More»
Discovered in the late 1940s, the Zika virus was virtually unknown to the public until 2015. It was then that scientists realized that it is associated...Read More»
We all want to maintain our health and that of our loved ones, and having certain tests and treatments can help. But there is a growing acknowledgment...Read More»