How marijuana affects a developing brain

With legalization on the horizon in Canada, it’s never been more important to educate adolescents that natural and legal do not mean healthy or safe

The top 5 myths about contraception you should know

Understanding contraceptive options is an important way women can empower themselves and take control of their health and wellness

How much alcohol is really too much?

Is a glass of wine a day good for you? Let’s look at if this popular theory is based on fact or myth – and what the science says

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FreeStyle Libre – A game-changer for diabetes management

The Libre has significantly improved my quality of life and has virtually freed me from the daily struggles of diabetes management.

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New system says goodbye to finger pricking for diabetes management

With the new FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitor, Canadians with diabetes now have a more convenient way to obtain their blood glucose reading.

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New vaccine significantly improves shingles protection

A new vaccine called Shingrix has been shown to offer significantly improved protection against shingles

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9 Strategies to Ward Off Winter Illnesses

Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Here are 9 tips that are proven to reduce the risk of falling ill during the winter months.

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5 Non-Medicinal Treatments for Insomnia

If you’ve been diagnosed with insomnia or are having difficulty sleeping, these 5 natural, non-medicinal therapies can be effective treatment

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Falling short on sunshine: vitamin D deficiency in the colder months

With autumn on its way, should you be concerned about getting enough vitamin D? Dr. Melanie Levesque tells us why and how we can be sure we’re getting enough.

8 ways to invest in your health and save time

8 ways to invest in your health and save time

We all want to lead healthy lives. Yet many of us struggle finding the time and energy to do so. After all, when time is tight, the effort we put into focusing on our health is usually the first thing that suffers. Here are 8 ways investing in your health can save you time.