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10 Big Sunscreen Mistakes and How to Avoid Them By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 9, 2017
10 Big Sunscreen Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Every year over 80,000 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in Canada, with 80-90% of those being cause by UV (Ultraviolet) radiation. We all know by now that reaching for the sunscreen is the responsible thing to do, but there are some big mistakes many of us m... Read More...

Picking Your Nose and Eating It Could Be Good for You By Carolyn Eagle

Posted May 4, 2017
Picking Your Nose and Eating It Could Be Good for You

 Admit it, we’ve all done it at some point and if you’re a parent, you have probably told your children to get their fingers out of their noses more times than you can count. Now, an Austrian lung specialist, Prosessor Friedrich Bischinger is telling us that not only is there n... Read More...

The Best Allergy Fighting Foods By Carolyn Eagle

Posted April 26, 2017
The Best Allergy Fighting Foods

 With spring just around the corner, allergy season will also rear its ugly head for approximately 8 million Canadians. While medication is still the best course of action to treat severe allergies, there are some foods with great anti-allergy properties that you can incorporate into your diet ... Read More...

Study Proves Mothers Sleep Less Than Fathers By Carolyn Eagle

Posted March 28, 2017
Study Proves Mothers Sleep Less Than Fathers

The image of a sleep deprived mother is a familiar one in everything from comedy to advertising to the television shows we watch. Now science has confirmed that this cultural stereotype is real and it is affecting women’s health.   In a study by the American Academy of Neurology and Geo... Read More...

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...