Health News Resources

  • Bicycling street smarts 101

    The summer weather is not over yet and there’s still lots of time to put your bike to use! Whether you use your bike to commute to work, for exercise, or just for fun, road safety rules are essential to know for safe bike riding.

  • What do you know about concussions?

    The summer has come to an end, kids are back in school and team sports are starting up again. Along with the risk of various other injuries, concussions are a frequent concern for individuals playing sports. Concussions can happen in a variety of different ways and the effects can vary for every person.

  • Smoke, it doesn’t just affect the smoker!

    Since the Surgeon General’s Report released in 1964, 2.5 million adults who were not smokers themselves have died from secondhand smoke. As we close out National Non-Smoking Week, we wanted to look more closely at the facts of secondhand smoking.

  • Back-to-school driving dos and don'ts

    Many people unknowingly pick up bad driving habits during the summer months that may limit their attentiveness on the road. Something as simple as playing loud music could have a considerable impact on someone’s reaction time!

  • These 3 steps will help you quit smoking!

    Thinking of quitting smoking? Why not give it a try this week during National Non-Smoking Week?

  • Avoid a driving disaster – 6 secrets every driver ought to know

    We know that some accidents can’t be avoided, and a large part of sharing the road is putting your trust in other drivers. Here are 6 proven ways you can keep yourself and your fellow roadsters alive.

  • Are you being safe on the road?

    As the weather warms up there will be more and more cyclists on the road. Whether you are an avid cyclist or you like to bike leisurely, follow these tips to keep you and your loved ones safe.

  • Can technology help the blind to see?

    Toronto company eSight is the brainchild of Conrad Lewis, an engineer who has two sisters who are legally blind. Lewis wanted to use his engineering skills to come up with technology that can enable mobility and versatility for the vision impaired. a

  • There are new technologies which are changing accessibility

    The world of assistive devices and technology is growing at the same rate as many other forms of technology. Some devices and applications available today were merely seen as science-fiction in the not-too-distant past. These days it is common for fiction to inspire reality.

  • 20 minutes after not smoking, your body will notice a difference

    If you or someone you know is trying to quit smoking, now is the time! This week is National Non-Smoking Week. Did you know your body starts feeling positive effects within 20 minutes of not smoking?