Health News Resources

  • 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?

  • 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.