February was Heart Month in Canada, an all-important opportunity to give our hearts some TLC and learn how to keep them healthy. Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. In fact, it’s the second leading cause of death in Read More
On February 4, people around the globe are marking World Cancer Day to show their support for those fighting the disease and campaign for more research and action. According to World Cancer Day statistics, cancer is the second leading cause Read More
How is your New Year detox going? Whether it’s giving up alcohol for dry January, or simply trying to eat healthier after festive excess, detoxing is an increasingly common New Year’s resolution for most of us. But did you know Read More
Obesity is a sad fact of life in North America — so much so that it has been called a “western disease.”
It’s also a disease of inequality—obesity disproportionately affects different communities—including communities of color, communities with high levels of poverty, and adults with lower education levels.
Most of us understand “exercise is important.” But when it’s time to actually exercise, all kinds of more important things pop up. Maybe it’s a late-running business meeting or call. Maybe it’s the next episode of our favorite Netflix series. Read More
The lights are out. The room is quiet. But the sheep you are counting are having a rave party and will not cooperate. When you finally fall asleep, you awaken periodically throughout the night. And when morning comes, you’re trapped Read More