Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Why Medical Advice Seems To Be Constantly Changing

Often in medicine, when physicians give advice, it is clear cut, precise and meant for a particular patient or group of patients. However, the...

Health Canada Approves Butterfly iQ, The World’s First Whole-Body Portable Ultrasound, To Combat COVID-19

COVID-19 has quickly shifted the landscape in Canada, causing concern for public health during a global pandemic. With more than one million cases worldwide...

What’s New In Treating Chronic Back Pain? Doctors Investigate Stem Cell Therapy

Our own cells may be the answer to eliminating chronic neck or back pain and repairing my car was damaged discs in the spine. Spine...

Cranky? Irritable? Fatigue? Forgetful? It Might Be Male Menopause

“We’ve always been kitchen-klatch people,” says 55-year-old Daniel Kenney about himself and his four older siblings, the eldest of whom is 65. “The kitchen is...

Worried About Cognitive Decline And Dementia? Take An At-Home Test To Detect Early Symptoms

With dementia rates rising sharply in Canada and around the world, it’s not surprising that researchers have been focusing on ways to spot the...

Fight For Your Health: How To Master The Fine Art Of Healthcare Advocacy

Ageism is pervasive in all aspects of our culture, and healthcare is not immune. Just ask Laura Fern, who for two years braved a...

33 Ways You Can Take Charge Of Your Life During The Coronavirus Crisis

The COVID-19 situation continues to change not even just daily, but hourly. With everyone mandated to stay home to help “flatten the curve,” that...

Holocaust Survivors Share 15 Life Lessons We Can Apply To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Holocaust survivors overcame the most severe form of persecution and went on to become productive members of the communities in which they settled. They...

Clinical Trials Are Crucial Tools That Lead To Better Patient Outcomes

As a scientist, patient advocate and healthcare consumer, I know clinical trials are essential in the research and development of new treatments that encompass...

Erectile Dysfunction Does Not Mean The End To An Active Sex Life

Michael Russer, now 68, developed erectile dysfunction after surgery for prostate cancer in 2011. “I never really experienced depression, which is a state in...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly sparked a serious and long-overdue national conversation about long-term care. All of us should be deeply troubled...

Can The Food You Eat Influence Your Mood?

We all have good days and bad days, but is there a connection between how you feel and the foods you consume?...

Advancing Technology-Based Solutions To Support Older Adults And Their Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22...

Try These Summer Smoothie Recipes With Nutritious Wild Blueberries

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions may be easier with these smoothie recipes from the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. To inspire a vibrant and healthy...

Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...