Health & Diet

Exercise Fights Alcohol-Related Disease

Drinkers who exercise for the recommended 2½ hours a week can reduce their risk of dying from alcohol-related disease and cancers according to research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. In fact, the report states that when people…

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

More myths and misconceptions about what you should—and shouldn’t—eat By Wendy Haaf You can get mental whiplash trying to reconcile…

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…

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 ADVISE ON THE BEST WAYS By Wendy Haaf Roughly two million Canadians are living with some form of…

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…