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Shoppers Drug Mart Shakes Up Medical Cannabis Market

Canada’s more than 300,000 medical cannabis patients now have a new ally when filling their prescriptions. In September, Health Canada approved Shoppers Drug Mart’s...

Health Really Is Wealth: Being Active In Middle Age Is Like Money In The Bank

Saving for retirement is much like exercise: It’s better to start sooner than later to reap the rewards later in life.  “Think about your health...
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Telus Health’s Dr. Brendan Byrne Talks Digital Health And Successful Aging At AGE-WELL Conference

The fourth AGE-WELL 2018 Conference held in Vancouver (October 16-18) brought together more than 400 attendees to discuss “Innovation in Action,” which focused on...

Lighten Up: Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Drinks With Less Calories, More Nutrition

There is a long list of pumpkin spice inspired products available to consumers this time of year. There are pumpkin spiced beers, cereals and...

Understanding The Mind-Muscle Connection And Making It Work For You

As we age, our bodies and our minds change. They may get weaker, but they may get stronger in certain ways, too. Take the...

Doctors Ponder Ending The Medical Cannabis Stream With Expanded Legalization

With the legalization of recreational cannabis on Oct. 17, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has renewed its calls for the medical stream introduced in...

Top Tips From A Dermatologist For Tackling “Age Spots.” Are Lingonberries The Answer?

When it comes to eliminating “liver spots,” those skin blemishes that multiply with age, the oil and nutrients derived from berries, including lingonberries, seem...

White Coat Debate: Is Food Medicine?

The food-as-medicine debate has been around for decades, but research on the power of food to treat or reverse disease is pushing food centre...

Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook: Is It Time to Consider A Meal Delivery Service To Bring Dinner Home?

Canadians love food, but like cooking a lot less. In a 2017 study done by Dalhousie University in Halifax, 42 percent of respondents said...

The 2017/2018 Flu Season Was Nasty And “Unusual” – Now An Early Glimpse Of What’s Next

By all accounts, the 2017-2018 flu season was a nasty one. The CBC reported that, by January 2018, there were 20 times more detections...

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