Do you have high blood pressure and not know it?
November 15, 2015

Do you have high blood pressure and not know it?

High blood pressure (or hypertension) is called the silent killer. But there’s a lot you can do to manage this potentially deadly condition.

Build your core strength to help prevent back pain
November 03, 2015

Build your core strength to help prevent back pain

Pilates and other exercises that strengthen your core muscles can help alleviate back pain, improve your balance and help prevent falls.

New treatments for cataracts
October 12, 2015

New treatments for cataracts

For a lot of patients suffering with impaired vision due to cataracts, new treatment options can be a real life-changer.

What you need to know about shingles
September 02, 2015

What you need to know about shingles

About one in three Canadians will get shingles but new treatments can lessen symptoms and there’s a vaccine that can help prevent it.

New treatments for arthritis
September 01, 2015

New treatments for arthritis

The number of Canadians with arthritis is growing, but new treatments can help reduce joint pain, curb inflammation and improve quality of life.

Travel vaccinations: What to know before you go
April 27, 2015

Travel vaccinations: What to know before you go

If you’re planning a trip – especially to an exotic locale – make sure you know what shots you need, well ahead of time.

Sleep training your baby in five steps
March 13, 2015

Sleep training your baby in five steps

If your baby won’t sleep, you’re probably pretty desperate for some help. Here’s how to get your child — and yourself — some much-needed rest.

Avoid tropical bugs not covered by travel vaccines
March 12, 2015

Avoid tropical bugs not covered by travel vaccines

You may not have heard of diseases like dengue fever, valley fever or chikungunya, but if you’re heading south, you need to know how to prevent them.

Avoid risks of sitting: Stand up for your health!
February 17, 2015

Avoid risks of sitting: Stand up for your health!

Prolonged sitting can raise your chances of developing a serious illness — and it may take more than a once-a-week workout to reduce the risk.

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