Type 2 diabetes is on the rise globally, and health experts are now worried that there may not be enough insulin to go around to those who need it – this according to a new study that concluded on...
In a recent article published by CBC this week, health experts warn about the dangers of using cotton swabs. While cotton swabs might seem harmless and are quite commonly used by many individuals, family physicians in Dr. Ali Ghahary, and...
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...
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...
For many Canadians, the winter season is often the time of year they’ll opt to trade in the cooler weather for warmer, tropical temperatures. However, as one Windsor, Ontario couple recently learned, that beach vacation could turn out to...
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...
As many as 200 million eggs have been voluntarily recalled by Rose Acre Farms due to fears that they may have been contaminated with salmonella. The recall, which spans across 9 separate states, including Colorado, Florida, New York, New...
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...
There are now at least 10 confirmed cases of measles in Vancouver, prompting health officials to warn potentially exposed individuals to either get vaccinated, or get themselves a booster shot in order to protect themselves against the virus. This latest...
Summer might be a long way’s away for Canada, but in Australia where it’s currently between 26 and 30 degrees Celsius, cooling down is exactly what’s needed. While some people might choose to stay in an air-conditioned room or...