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