Health & Wellness

Health Canada Tells Makers of Acetaminophen Products to Post Stronger Warnings

Many of us think little of taking acetaminophen products when we have a headache or for other niggling aches and pains, but Health Canada is warning that these products can be very harmful indeed. Health Canada is demanding stronger wording…

More Boomers Than Teens Use Pot

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released research showing that since 2002, marijuana use among those aged 55…

Just Get Walking

Speed or distance? Both are effective goals when walking to reduce your risk for heart disease. Researchers followed for 10…

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…