Health & Wellness

Just Get Walking

Speed or distance? Both are effective goals when walking to reduce your risk for heart disease. Researchers followed for 10 years a group of 4,207 adults with a mean age of 73 at the study’s outset. While physical activity in…

Soda May Raise Heart Failure Risk

More not-so-sweet news about sugary soda: two servings a day may increase your risk for heart failure. Researchers tracked 42,400…

Food Facts and Fairy Tales

There a lot of myths and misconceptions about what you should—and shouldn’t—eat. We’ve got the facts By Wendy Haaf You…

Your Guide to Pain Pills

Painkillers, both prescribed and over-the-counter, come with warnings for a reason. Here's what you need to know about pain meds…

Oral Care After 55

Thanks to advances in modern preventive dentistry, more Canadians than ever are retaining most if not all of their own…

Take Care of Your Kidneys

Four experts weigh in on how to keep your kidneys in top shape By Wendy Haaf Roughly two million Canadians…

To Test or Not to Test

Your doctor wants to schedule a test—but not all medical tests are created equal By Wendy Haaf Some medical tests…