Health & Wellness

More elders but less elder care

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By Lola Augustine Brown Better access to home and community care reduces the load on hospitals, so you’d think access would be improving as the population gets older. Not in British Columbia, where access to care has in fact been…

Interval Training Best for Anti-Aging

If you’ve ever done any high-intensity aerobic interval training, you’ll know how physically demanding these fitness classes are. You definitely…

Living With Low Vision

While there have been amazing advances in the prevention and treatment of eye diseases, tens of thousands of Canadians every…

Virtual Reality Comes to Medicine

By Lola Augustine Brown Once nothing more than the stuff of science fiction movies, virtual reality (VR) technology is becoming…

Fatty Fish May Save Sight

If you have diabetes, eating two servings of oily fish a week might halve your chances of developing sight-threatening complications…

Your Smartphone and Your Health

If you aren’t smart about using your smartphone, walking into a lamppost may not be the only thing you’re risking.…