Health News Resources

  • 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?

  • It's Canadian Patient Safety Week!

    It's Canadian Patient Safety Week! Be sure you are asking the right questions about your medications.

  • Voice assistant software for healthier living

    Today’s voice-enabled digital assistants are paving the way for a better dialogue between patients and physicians, and between patients and their own personal well-being. This is what is new in the world of voice assistance and health technology.

  • Do you know the symptoms of breast cancer?

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer?

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know these facts about breast cancer?

  • Sunscreen: Are you doing it right?

    Did you know that skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer? The good news is that it is also one of the most preventable. One of the ways you can protect your skin from the sun is by using sunscreen when you are outdoors.

  • Skin cancer 101: do you know these facts?

    Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer? There are more cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined.

  • June is ALS Awareness Month

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a disease that gradually paralyzes people. The brain is no longer able to communicate with the muscles of the body causing a loss of bodily functions.

  • How to help your liver help you

    Did you know that March is Liver Health Month? To honour our largest internal organ, we want to help you take better care of your liver with these helpful tips.

  • The Movember movement for men's health

    This Movember we want to encourage you to take control of your health and look after yourself. Start here with these simple tips from the Movember Foundation.