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How Do You Spell Relief? Why One Woman Chose Medical Cannabis To Fight Menopause Symptoms

At 51, Tracy Edwards (not her real name) quit sleeping. There were the two hours of tossing and turning at bedtime, followed by perhaps...

The High Cost of Living With Pain – Emotionally, Physically And Financially

The statistics on pain and its impact are alarming. The Canadian economy takes a substantial hit because of it – more than $7-billion annually...

Bridging The Gap Between Caregivers And Pharmacists Is Essential In The Care Journey

Caregivers play a crucial role in providing unpaid care to a loved one with a physical, cognitive or mental health condition. Canada’s 8.1 million...

A Daughter Reveals How A Dementia Diagnosis Rocked Her Family’s World

You might think you know what to expect when you hear the word “dementia,” and then – when you’re confronted with it in real...

Music Helps Those Living With Dementia By Hitting All The Right Notes

When words fail, music speaks. Currently, 564,000 Canadians are living with dementia. According to the Alzheimer Society Canada, that number will increase by another 66...

Heart Experts Say More Research Needed About Long-Term Cannabis Use

While some advocates contend marijuana is harmless, others are cautioning its long-term risks and benefits haven’t yet been carefully studied. One of the few...

Are Elevated Uric Acid Levels The Culprit Behind Everything From Gout To Obesity?

Sixteen million years ago, our common ancestors were European apes living in subtropical Europe. A major global climate change occurred, cooling and altering the...

New Frontiers In Parkinson’s Research, Thanks To The Michael J. Fox Foundation

As the spotlight-seeking keener he portrayed as Alex P. Keaton on the 1980s sitcom Family Ties, Michael J. Fox seared his boyish good looks...

Canada’s Technology And Aging Network Unveils 24 Exciting Research Projects

The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence is announcing a set of 24 research projects from across Canada that are poised to deliver real-world benefits...

Why I helped set a Guinness World Record for bone density testing along with 7,000 people worldwide

As a child, I would relish in the astounding, obscure and inspiring achievements laid out in the Guinness World Records books, daydreaming about how...

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