Health

Discover the latest health news, along with practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle by improving your diet and moving more. From proven home remedies to advice on managing and preventing chronic health conditions, we’ll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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Success Starts in Your Head

Choose to fight When people are diagnosed with a lifethreatening form of cancer, some choose to fight, while others choose


Put a Stop to Depression

Diabetes can get you down. If you're already prone to depression, or are experiencing anxiety or severe sadness, check out...


Nutritional Supplements for Diabetics

Looking closer at your daily nutrition intake could make a world of difference for your glucose levels.


How to Beat Diabetes Burnout

Many people newly diagnosed with diabetes start out motivated to make all the necessary changes to take care of themselves.


Calorie Counting with Diabetes

For people with diabetes who are overweight but do not take insulin, calorie counting is another option.


Depression and Diabetes

The dangers of having both depression and diabetes, and what the consequences are if both go untreated.


How to Monitor Blood Sugar Effectively

The whole point of taking medications, eating healthy foods in moderate portions and exercising is to keep your blood sugar...


Insulin: Who Needs It?

Insulin can be a lifesaver if you have diabetes, and it's considered one of modern medicine's true breakthroughs. When it...

Testing for Diabetes

There are two forms of the disease: Type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes, which usually starts in younger people, who will...


Birth Complications with Diabetes

The problems that can occur in labour may be a complication of childbirth or the result of a disorder in...


Battling Diabetes Burnout

Though dealing with diabetes 24-7 can seem overwhelming at first, many people willingly adjust to a new lifestyle of dedicated...


Planning for Sick Days

Illness is a form of stress that-like emotional stress-rouses the body's defenses.


Using Exercise to Improve Your Mental Health

Many of the same health problems that lead to heart disease - high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes - also...


The Link Between Disease and Depression

When it comes to avoiding the frailty and disability of ageing, nothing beats preventing or treating depression.


Exercising as a Diabetic

Getting active trims fat from your body and helps you tip the scales in the right direction-two key ways to...


Better TV: “Watching” Your Waistline

Sometimes it's difficult to break free from the routines we've made for ourselves. Instead of giving up television completely, try...

Extreme Measures to Treat Diabetes

For Alan Vaughn, surgery proved the solution to his serious weight problem.


Other Useful Products at the Pharmacy

The wonders you can find in an average pharmacy! Whether it's glucose tablets, a blood pressure machine, a healthy snack...


How to Take Control Over Your Blood-Sugar Level

You wouldn't need to monitor your blood-sugar levels throughout the day if not for the inconvenient fact that they change....


High Blood Pressure Drugs at a Glance

A quick rundown of available drugs used to lower your blood pressure.


5 Ways to Grill Healthier With Diabetes

Sure, firing up the barbecue or gas grill provides you with a sociable, relaxing time in the backyard, which is...

Health Benefits of Weight Loss

Losing weight is good for your health, right? Everyone knows that. Bet you didn't know just how good it is...


5 Breast Cancer Research Updates

It's been an exciting year in breast cancer research with a number number of recent advances that will help prevent,...


Support the Cause: Shop Pink

During October, Breast Cancer Awareness month, many Canadian companies sell "pink ribbon" products to help support worthy organizations' work in...


How Memories are Formed

Science now suggests that long-term memories aren't stored in a single place but, rather, in vast networks of nerve cell...


Why Do Older People Sometimes Drink Too Little?

The elderly often lose their natural sense of thirst, or else they suppress it to avoid having to go to...


How Does the Weather Affect Our Health?

From very early times, people have suspected that there is a link between the weather and human health - in...