Health News Resources

  • 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.

  • Medication Management: 5 tips for safe medication-taking habits

    This week we’re celebrating National Senior’s Safety Week! The focus this year is helping seniors safely manage their medications.

  • The flu and you!

    This time of year brings on runny noses, scratchy throats, coughs and body aches of the seasonal flu. Recognizing the symptoms early on and knowing what to do if you get sick will help you get back on your feet much quicker.

  • Take action for your breast health

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Canada. The campaign aims to raise awareness on the symptoms and treatment of breast cancer and encourage women to take action for their health.

  • Important questions to ask when diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma

    The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society highlights some important questions that you might not think to ask your health care provider upon receiving a diagnosis for blood cancer.

  • Feeling tired? Tactics for managing cancer related fatigue

    Fatigue, or the feeling of being tired, is the most common symptom people with cancer will have. Watch this video for tips on how you can manager cancer related fatigue.

  • 2016: A big year for Canadian health care

    2016 is going to be a big year for health care in Canada.