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The Arrival Of 2020 Brings Smart Clothing To The Forefront Of Healthcare

“Wearables” entered the popular lexicon only in the last decade with the proliferation of bracelet-style fitness trackers such as Fitbit, followed a little later...

Give Thanks: Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude is Good for Health and Healing

When I was growing up, my parents constantly reminded my brothers and me to say, “Thank you.” It became so automatic that I didn’t appreciate what...

How New Technology Has Helped Nearly One Million People Cope With Low Vision

Navigating daily life can be taxing enough as it is, but doing so with low vision can really put you to the test. The...

Full Speed Ahead: Older Drivers Staying On the Road Longer, Thanks To Fairer Tests

No matter what your age, there are few symbols of personal freedom as meaningful as driving a car. An automobile is not just what...

Understanding Prevention and Pain Management Due to Degenerative Disc Disease

It would be logical to assume that degenerative disc disease – one of the most common spine problems in older adults – is actually...

Retirement Living Ain’t What It Used To Be With A Focus on Upscale Offerings and More Activities

“It’s like opening up a present: you get it, you open it up, that ‘wow’ feeling of unexpected joy.” That might be how one you’d...

Before You Take Off On Your Next Vacation, Protect Yourself With The Right Vaccinations

If you've ever caught a bug while travelling, you know that being sick on the fly is a real vacation spoiler. It's true that...

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...

Breaking Down Barriers To Health Care in Canada With Web-Based Tools

Limited access to specialist care is a major barrier to health care in Canada. But what started as a pilot project by two frustrated...

All Pain, No Gain: The High Cost Of Sciatica On Your Health

Many people with back pain that radiates down their legs know they’re experiencing sciatica. But what does sciatica actually mean? The term itself is...

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New Poll: COVID-19 Has Significantly Increased the Use Of Many Technologies Among Older Canadians

From Facebook to food delivery apps and fitness trackers, older Canadians have upped their use of many technologies and online services during...

Candid Talk About Patients Living With A Pacemaker And How The Newest App-enabled Devices Can Help

Pacemakers have extended the lives and improved the quality of day-to-day living for so many people – approximately three million worldwide, including a...

How COVID Has Impacted Bone Health and What You Can Do About It Right Now

Osteoporosis is often described as “a silent disease.” During COVID, this has never been more true. Bone health took a back seat....

Let’s Talk. How To Break The Ice With Your Pharmacist And Start A Conversation About Bone Health

Have you talked to your pharmacist lately? Why not? If you need professional advice about bone health, you may be missing out...

How Canada’s Pharmacists Help Osteoporosis Patients Manage Their Health Effectively

When COVID-19 hit, Canada’s pharmacists were always open to serve their clients and ensure their healthcare needs were met. For those with...
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