Like many in our generation, as my husband and I plan for retirement and slowly learn to live as empty nesters, we are sandwiched between aging parents who need care, and children who continue needing help in adulthood.
We often resemble our family members since we share common physical traits with them. This can also be true of certain health conditions such as diabetes or heart disease.
Children and teens have access to more kinds of electronic media than ever before, which makes excessive screen time the number one barrier to a healthy lifestyle in children.
Our evening TV, movies or other electronic habits that we use to quiet our brains may actually be working against us when it comes to a restful sleep.
Everyone looks forward to the warm summer sun and the outdoor sports and activities that accompany it. While the UV radiation from the sun provides us with many benefits, there are important risks to keep in mind with overexposure.
While the tools available to you are numerous, the key is to make your health and the health of your employees a priority. I made that decision five years ago, and my family and I have never looked back.
One of the challenges of any medication regimen is to remember to take them on a regular basis.Fortunately, there are several strategies that can be used to help you manage your medications.
A family health nurse was introduced to your collaborative care team in May 2012 to act as the point person or unofficial coach to help guide, support and ensure your ongoing care.
Nina Hirvi takes us through the indicators for Metabolic Syndrome and offers specific advise on how to reduce your risk of developing this condition.
Adding healthy habits to your routine or changing unhealthy behaviour can be an easy decision, but how ready are you to make changes and ultimately succeed?