After 10 years, the United States has updated their physical activity guidelines, suggesting that Americans should move more and sit less – and it’s all thanks to new scientific evidence that suggests there are many more benefits to physical...
Just like adults, children can also experience a decline in their mental health – most commonly depression and anxiety. For many parents, it can be hard to identify when a child is in crisis. Not as a result of...
If you attended Fleetwood Park Secondary school between Tuesday, October 30th and Friday, November 2nd, you may have been exposed to the measles virus – this according to a letter sent home with students and faculty of the high-school...
As many as 62 cases of a mysterious neurological polio-like illness have been diagnosed across 22 different states in recent weeks, with up to 90% of those cases being children. The illness, known as acute flaccid myelitis or AFM,...
According to health officials, flu season is already off to a mild start in Canada in comparison to last year, which saw as many as 5 to 10 times more detections of cases of influenza and as many as...
Coffee may no longer be something people just drink to get its energy boosting, mind-sharpening effects. According to a recent study published by the Journal of Environmental Psychology, its aroma may also be enough to improve our cognitive function. To...
A Kelowna man, Kerry Laramee, recently spoke out about his terminal lung disease as a warning to other workers who may be exposed to certain toxic materials in the workplace – and he wants others to be aware and...
STDs – also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases – are on the rise in North America, with the United States at the forefront of an alarming rate of diagnosed cases of chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea, this according to a...
In today’s day and age, it’s hard to escape social media – particularly if you have a computer, tablet or smartphone. More than half of Canadians have at least one social media app on their devices or knows someone...
Two well-known companies have recalled products due to concerns over possible salmonella contamination. The first recall comes from Loblaws No Name Brand chicken nuggets, while the second recall comes from Christie, a popular brand that sells everything from cookies...