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Should You Be Worried About the Mumps By Carolyn Eagle

Posted March 21, 2017
Should You Be Worried About the Mumps

With the recent outbreak of mumps in Ontario, what was once considered by many a childhood disease almost eradicated by vaccination has now hit the spotlight again.  Although the outbreak has been centered around 18-35 year olds in Toronto, there have also been cases in Toronto high schools, ca... Read More...

Equality Matters is the Message of International Womens Day in Canada By Carolyn Eagle

Posted March 8, 2017
Equality Matters is the Message of International Womens Day in Canada

March 8 marks International Women’s Day around the globe; a day of observance and remembrance for all that women have done to move towards equality and all that still needs to be changed. The Canadian government is inviting Canadians to find out why gender equality is important to a thriving,... Read More...

Could Your Heartburn Drugs Be Causing Kidney Damage By Carolyn Eagle

Posted February 24, 2017
Could Your Heartburn Drugs Be Causing Kidney Damage

If you are taking prescription heartburn drugs, you may want to speak to your doctor. A recent study has shown that popular prescription heartburn drugs prescribed under the brand names Losec, Nexium, and Prevacid could lead to long term kidney damage and should include a warning for users. These d... Read More...

12 Signs You May Have Seasonal Affective Disorder By Carolyn Eagle

Posted February 13, 2017
12 Signs You May Have Seasonal Affective Disorder

Canadian winters are amongst the most challenging in the world so it’s no surprise when we experience the winter blues once in a while. But, for 2 to 6% of Canadians, fall and winter can lead to a true mental health challenge: Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). It is estimated that a furthe... Read More...

Fighting the Flu This Winter By Carolyn Eagle

Posted January 2, 2017
Fighting the Flu This Winter

We’ve all been there. You wake up in the morning and that tired feeling and tingle in your sinuses from the night before has turned into a full blown headache, nasal congestion, sore throat, chills, fever, dry cough, and muscle aches. You have the flu.   This year, you vow “Never ... Read More...

Easy Ways to Keep Eating Healthy Over the Holidays By Carolyn Eagle

Posted November 28, 2016
Easy Ways to Keep Eating Healthy Over the Holidays

Sticking to a healthy diet is practically impossible over the holidays when treats and temptations are around every corner and moderation fled with the first snowfall. Still, with a little planning ahead, you can get through the holiday season with your waist line still intact. Here are some of our ... Read More...

To B or Not to B (Vitamin B, that is) By Carolyn Eagle

Posted November 8, 2016
To B or Not to B (Vitamin B, that is)

You see the bottles of B vitamin supplements on the drug store shelves and can’t help thinking they may be calling out to you. After all, there are so many different kinds: B12, B Complex, B with Vitamin C, B6, B12 and Folic Acid, and B1 all alone (and that’s just from one major suppleme... Read More...