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Your pathway to a better night’s sleep Treatment options for insomnia

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep: Treatment options for insomnia

Most adults will experience an episode of poor sleep at some point in life, which is often triggered by a stressor. For many adults, sleep difficulties naturally subside as the triggering circumstances resolve – but for others, this is the onset of insomnia.

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3 Tips for BBQ Safety & Safely Cooking Food

Tis’ the season for barbequing. It’s a convenient, quick, and versatile way of cooking that can be done with no added fat. But is it as healthy as we think it is? Barbequing can be a healthy way to prepare food if you follow a few precautions.

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.

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Bad bosses take their tolls on employees and companies alike

UBC Workplace Psychology expert Sandra Robinson and Neuropsychologist Dr. Elisabeth Sherman speak to mental health in the workplace.

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The psychology of performance

Why do some athletes thrive under high stress conditions, while others crumble under pressure? The answer often lies in their levels of mental fitness.

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Train like the pros: top tech fitness apps & gear

Using a high tech device or even a simple app on your phone can give you precise information about how you’re doing in your training and how you can improve over time.

Get the most out of your training sessions by fuelling your body with the right food at the right time

Smart sports nutrition: What, when and how to eat for maximum results

Get the most out of your training sessions by fuelling your body with the right food at the right time.

Exercise in the city: could you be doing more harm than good?

Exercise in the city: Could you be doing more harm than good?

If you live in an urban centre and enjoy exercising outdoors, you may have wondered if air pollution might be undoing the positive effects of your workout.