Health & Wellness

Doing Less Is Best When It Comes to Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer may do better not being treated, says a study just published by the New England Journal of Medicine. The study looked at 545 men over a 10-year period, documenting the outcomes of monitoring, radiotherapy, and surgery,…

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…