why your skin ages and what you can do about it

Why your skin ages and what you can do about it:

Dr. Angela Nguan has the lowdown on why your skin ages, what effects the sun can have and how to keep your skin happy.

all about shingles

Shingles: everything you need to know

Nearly 1 in 3 Canadians will get shingles in their lifetime, and more than half of them will be 55-plus. Nurse Practitioner Alysha Lust tells us everything we need to know.

dealing with gout in the 21st century

Dealing with gout in the 21st century: It’s not just for kings anymore!

Dr. Cathy Harvey provides a primer on gout, including what it is, what to do if an attack occurs and how best to prevent it.

your lung health guide

Your lung health guide: What you need to do now to prevent lung cancer

Dr. Sarah Dosanjh provides a comprehensive guide to lung disease prevention to ensure you’re doing everything you can to keep your lungs healthy for years to come.

sedentary death syndrome sitting disease

Sedentary Death Syndrome: What it is and what you can do to prevent it

By now you may have heard that our largely sedentary modern lifestyle is an increasingly large contributor to premature death. There’s now even a name for this condition: sedentary death syndrome, also known as “the sitting disease.” How serious is sedentary death syndrome? Recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggest it could be […]

4 ways to cope with caregiver burnout

4 ways to cope with caregiver burnout

As the baby boom generation grows older and more people start to succumb to age-related disease, there is an increasing need for caregivers. Although most are happy to take on this position, the role of a caregiver is difficult and can often result in what is known as “caregiver burnout.”

9 secrets to living longer

9 secrets to living longer

While there are many factors that contribute to a happier, healthier life, the ultimate question for many of us is still, “What is the secret to living longer?” Here are the 9 secrets that will set you on the right track!

Men’s sexual health - what counts as normal? An interview with CKNW’s Lynda Steele & Drex

Men’s sexual health – what counts as normal? An interview with CKNW’s Lynda Steele & Drex

Men’s sexual health – what counts as normal? What could be a warning sign of other health problems? CKNW’s Health Check took a moment to chat with Dr Nathan Thakur, Medical Director with Copeman Healthcare, to ask these and other questions.

Cancer prevention advice from Dr. Beth Donaldson

Don’t shy away from the “C” word: early screening for peace of mind

When we talk about disease prevention, cancer is the one that most often comes to mind. It seems like something we have no control over, but there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your risk.

Low energy? Your thyroid may be to blame

Low energy? Your thyroid may be to blame

Dr. Tracy Thomson discusses the signs and symptoms related to poor thyroid health and provides recommendations that help keep this important gland healthy as you age.