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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.

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.

New insights on combating Rosacea

New insights on combating Rosacea

While a subtle, rosy glow reflects good health and inner radiance, the persistent ruddiness experienced by over 2 million Canadians with chronic rosacea is not the glow they’re looking for. The good news is that there are new developments in treatment for this chronic skin condition.

Food on trial: How your diet makes your skin glow – or not

Food on trial: How your diet makes your skin glow – or not

How diet affects skin health remains controversial, but as research progresses, certain nutrients are starting to stand out as either harmful or helpful to your skin’s glow. Let’s put popular food sources on trial and see how they hold up.

A complete guide to sunscreen and sun protection for healthy summer skin

A complete guide to sunscreen and sun protection for healthy summer skin

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.

Let the sunshine in - but know your limits

Let the sunshine in – but know your limits

Too much of a good thing can be harmful if the right precautions to protect yourself are not taken. Finding an appropriate balance between the risks and benefits of sunlight is critical.

Want younger looking skin? Exercise might be the answer

Want younger looking skin? Exercise might be the answer

Believe it or not, the rewards of exercise extend far beyond adding muscle tone or slimming down. Exercise also helps improve the look, feel and age of your skin.

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En light ened – Protecting Yourself Against the Sun’s Rays

As the days get warmer and longer, we all spend more time in direct sunlight. It is important to be aware of sun’s potential effect on your skin.