Health News Resources

  • Do you know these surprising health facts?

    With new studies and reports being released daily it can be hard to keep track of what’s new in health and wellness. To help you stay on top of your health knowledge we’ve put together 10 health related facts that just might surprise you.

  • Prostate cancer: knowledge, prevention and early detection

    There’s nothing hairy about prostate cancer, other than the truth – 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Thanks to Movember and Prostate Cancer Canada, loads of information about screening, prevention and treatment are at the fingertips of men all over North America.

  • Flu season is fast approaching!

    With cooler months ahead, the yearly influenza (the flu) will soon be making its dreaded appearance. Continue reading to find out more about the flu.

  • Get help with cancer care

    If you, a family member or a friend have been diagnosed with cancer you may be feeling worried, scared or even lost. Here are a few helpful tips to remember during your health care journey.

  • Helpful links to various health care organizations

    If you or your loved one are looking for organizations that can help you navigate your current health care journey, please see the following helpful links.

  • March is National Kidney Month!

    Early detection is important because kidney disease can be slowed or prevented when detected early enough. You should consider speaking to your doctor about a simple blood test that can check your kidney function, especially if you have one or more of the following at risk factors

  • Overcoming speech impediments

    Speech impediments are a type of communication disorder where normal speech is disrupted. They can affect anyone; however, seniors are especially prone to ailments that can negatively impact their speaking abilities.

  • Summer is not over yet

    It's August already but summer is not over yet! Are you planning your next vacation? Be sure to take the necessary precautions when you are going on your holiday. We’ve compiled some of the top 3 ways you can be prepared for any summer excursion.

  • Parkinson’s disease: tips for improving quality of life

    If you are living with Parkinson’s, you may find it difficult to accomplish everyday tasks such as eating, sleeping, bathing and walking, however, there are ways to improve your safety and quality of life with these following tips.

  • World Health Day is today!

    To commemorate World Health Day, we look at these startling statistics that show a large number of our population still lacks basic health services. #HealthForAll #WorldHealthDay #WorldHealthOrganization