Health & Diet

Medical Tests You Don’t Need

Should you really have a chest X-ray before knee surgery? Probably not By Lola Augustine Brown   More than a million Canadians every year undergo medical tests or treatments that they don’t need and that may do more harm than…
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More elders but less elder care

By Lola Augustine Brown Better access to home and community care reduces the load on hospitals, so you’d think access…

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…