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Rethinking How You Think About And How You Respond To Pain Can Help Ease Discomfort

Pain is often the reason why people make an appointment to see their healthcare provider. If the feeling – the pain, the discomfort – is recent or acute, it is often easier for a healthcare professional to diagnose and treat the problem. You may have...

Comic Rick Green Discovers The Healing Power of Laughter After ADHD Diagnosis

Comedian and writer Rick Green is known to many Canadians as the bumbling Bill Smith on The Red Green Show for 11 seasons. But a diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) as an adult changed his life. While ADHD in children is well understood...

How Vitamin D Can Help Bolster Your Immune System And Knock Down Disease

We often hear about how vitamin D helps our body absorb calcium. While it is a key player in bone health, that is not the only role it has in our body. In fact, almost every cell has a vitamin D receptor.1. Vitamin D influences...

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 everything from drugs to innovative medical devices, lifestyle changes and other valuable healthcare interventions. While most people think of scientists and...

Meditation And Mindfulness Helps Improve Mental And Physical Health

For many, the word ‘mindfulness’ conjures up mental images of New Age hippie types sitting cross-legged on multicoloured pillows. However, mindfulness practices are quickly becoming mainstream as more and more people are recognizing (and studying) the positive impact it can have on their overall...

Sassy Grandmas On Social Media Usher In A Grey Revolution

The New York Times called them “the Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram,” but they are much more than that. These women all over the age of 60 are smashing myths around aging, beauty and society’s expectations of them with remarkable flair – so much so...

Will A Personal Emergency Device Give You More Confidence At Home?

Circling the earth at an altitude of 20,000 kms, 24 GPS satellites complete two full orbits every day, transmitting the signals that provide location intelligence to billions of devices and applications. Their data has revolutionized the way we move, shop and complete our daily...

Stress Accelerates Aging So Tap The Brakes By Saying No To Demands On Your Time

When stress strikes, your body responds to the mental turmoil you feel. And the effects can be devastating. Schedule overload is just one contributing factor. You feel like you are spread too thin and can't accomplish everything and everyone that demand your energy. What...

Top Tips On How To Elevate Your Napping Skills And Why They Matter

Go ahead and crawl into bed while the birds are singing and the sun is still up because naps are good for you. A growing body of scientific evidence says so. That’s why you’re seeing a nap revolution with celebrities like supermodel Heidi Klum,...

When Asthma Appears Later In Life, You Can Breathe Easier When It Is Managed Well

Chris Haromy has lived with asthma since childhood. He is also a registered respiratory therapist and certified respiratory educator with The Lung Association – Ontario. “I’ve learned to stay on top of my asthma, constantly monitoring my health, taking all of my medication as...